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Ben Hanson

Vocal Music Teacher

Ben Hanson is in his 3rd year at DaVinci Academy where he teaches choirs, elementary music, directs musicals and coordinates the Performing Arts Center. As a professional educator, he believes that every student is valuable and deserves respect. He wants to bring excitement and instill a love of music to all of his students.

A native of Duluth, he graduated from The College of St. Scholastica with a degree in Music Education. Mr. Hanson has been in education for 17 years, teaching in public schools and taught piano and voice in his music studio. Under his direction, his choirs have received Superior ratings at MSHSL festivals. He has been a choral clinician and judge, and has directed musicals including: Seussical Jr. and Giants in the Sky, here at DaVinci Academy. 

In his spare time, he loves photography, genealogy, walking and hiking. He is an active member of ACDA and MMEA.