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Ben Palispis


Ben Palispis

Associate Faculty, Music Industry Studies
Class Guitar; Studio Arts Ensemble; Applied Music Instruction, Guitar
Norco College School of Visual & Performing Arts

Ben Palispis is a multi-instrumentalist, who has over a decade of teaching and professional playing experience. As a guitar instructor, Ben covers a wide variety of styles such as Jazz, Blues, Rock, Metal and Classical. As a performer, he has shared stages with national and international acts/artists such as Buckcherry, Saving Abel, Sebastian Bach, Soil, Karnivool, Testament, Frank Gambale, Stanley Clark and Paul Jackson Jr.

Besides teaching and performing, Ben is also a music producer. He has composed, mixed and mastered music cues that are featured on TV shows such as “Going Si-Ral” (A&E Television), “Ride with Norman Reedus” (AMC), “Detroit Steel” (History Channel), “Love Kills” (Investigation Discovery) and “Wives with Knives” (Investigation Discovery)

Ben holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Commercial Music (Guitar Performance) from Musicians Institute, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music (Classical Guitar) From Cal State San Bernardino and a Master’s Degree in Music (Commercial Music – Arranging and Composition) from Cal State Los Angeles.

To view the Music Industry Studies program page, click here.

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