CHORAL STAFF AT CENTERVILLE
Centerville High School
Ben Spalding is the head Choral Director at Centerville High School in Centerville, Ohio. At Centerville, Ben directs all of the choirs and the a cappella group Forte. Under his direction the number of students involved with the program has more than doubled. He also music directs for the fall and spring musicals at CHS. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Kentucky.
Ben is the High School Outreach program manager for CASA, the Contemporary A Cappella Society and the co-founder of www.hsacappella.com.
Ben has served as a CARA (Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards) judge as well as a judge for the ICCA's (International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella). Last year Forte received 2nd place in the nation in the ICHSA (International Championship of High School A Cappella). His love for music goes as far back as elementary school. Music has and always will be a major driving force in his life.