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Benjamin Major


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Personal profile

Ben Major received a BMus in Music Education from Brigham Young University, beginning his career as a public school band teacher in the state of Utah. After teaching for six years, he returned to higher education to pursue a Master’s degree in England where he completed an MA in Music from the University of Birmingham. Ben is currently pursuing a PhD in Music at Royal Holloway, University of London where his research looks at game-specific tropes and their sonic qualities. His research interests include video game topics and tropes, audiovisual media, and 20th century popular music.

Education/Academic qualification

Music, MA, University of Birmingham


Award Date: 18 Jul 2022

Music Education, BMus, Brigham Young University


Award Date: 24 Apr 2014