Ben Leaptrott is currently in his 9th year as professor of music with a specialty in collaborative arts at Brenau University. His recent musical accomplishments include being a past official accompanist for the district and regional Metropolitan Opera Auditions and Artist in Residence at Brenau with The Leaptrott Trio. The Leaptrott Trio was invited to perform at the 2016 Piccolo Spoleto Festival. He is a Founding Board Member and Vice President of the Fritz and Lavinia Jensen Foundation which serves to promote talented opera singers nationally. Brenau University is the proud recipient of an accompanying scholarship through the Jensen Foundation. Mr. Leaptrott remains an active recitalist and accompanist nationally.