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MUSICIAN, WRITER, & LANDSCAPE ENTHUSIAST

Ben Cosgrove is a traveling composer-performer whose music explores themes of landscape, place, and environment in North America. Ben has performed in 48 states and held artist residencies and fellowships with institutions including the National Park Service, the National Forest Service, Harvard University, Middlebury College, the Schmidt Ocean Institute, and the Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. His nonfiction has appeared in Orion, Taproot, Northern Woodlands, Appalachia, and other publications. He is based around New England.

Please read more about Ben and his work here.

 
 
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Ben is currently working as the Artist-in-Residence with the New England Trail, a national scenic trail linking New Hampshire to Long Island Sound. More information about the NET is here.

As the Artist at Sea on board R/V Falkor with the Schmidt Ocean Institute in 2016, Ben composed this piece inspired by the changing relationship between the ship's relative speed through water and its actual speed over ground.

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