Piano Performance Schedule

Ben Tibbetts and Michael Fahrner

Performing with Michael Fahrner at UMass Amherst

Ben Tibbetts is a freelance pianist and composer working in Western Massachuestts. He regularly performs on piano and organ at Orchard Covenant Church and accompanies students at UMass Amherst, Hampshire College, and the Bement School.

This page is a schedule of Ben’s past and upcoming public performances.


Good live music is an important part of a rich and diverse culture. It makes our world more beautiful and inspiring. If you need a pianist for a special event, or if you feel you would benefit from in-home piano lessons, contact Ben at this address:


Year Month Day Event City Location Time
2017 October 1 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 September 24 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 September 17 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 September 10 Playing trumpet at the Mattoon Street Arts Festival Springfield, MA Mattoon Street 1:00 p.m.
2017 September 10 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 September 3 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 August 27 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 August 20 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 August 13 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 July 30 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 July 23 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 July 16 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 July 2 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 June 25 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 June 18 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2017 June 11 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 June 9 Fiddler on the Roof, Jr. at The Bement School (excerpt) Deerfield, MA Deerfield, MA 10:30 a.m.
2017 June 9 Hatfield Elementary School Grades 3-6 Spring Concert Hatfield, MA Hatfield Elementary School 12:30 p.m.
2017 June 4 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 May 28 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 May 26 Fiddler on the Roof, Jr. at The Bement School Deerfield, MA 94 Old Main St 8:30 a.m. (excerpt) and 7:00 p.m. (full show)
2017 May 25 Fiddler on the Roof, Jr. at The Bement School Deerfield, MA 94 Old Main St 2:00 p.m.
2017 May 21 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 May 14 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 May 7 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 May 4 Smith Academy Spring Concert Hatfield, MA Smith Academy 7:30 p.m.
2017 May 1 UMass Amherst Violin Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 10:00 a.m.
2017 April 30 Phil Beatty’s Master’s Recital Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 6:30 p.m.
2017 April 30 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 April 27 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 April 24 UMass Amherst Violin Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 10:00 a.m.
2017 April 16 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 April 14 Becca Anthony’s Master’s Recital Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 7:30 p.m.
2017 April 13 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 April 9 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 April 6 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 April 6 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 April 2 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 April 1  Celebrating Unity with Music  Indian Orchard, MA  Orchard Covenant Church  11:00 a.m.
2017 March 31 BachBachBach (www.bachbachbach.com) Northampton, MA Click Workspace 7:30 p.m.
2017 March 30 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 March 30 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 March 26 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 March 23 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 March 23 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 March 19 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 March 16 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 March 16 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 March 13 Piano and Percussion Recital with Mark Richardson Springfield, MA Falcetti Music 7:30 p.m.
2017 March 12 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 March 9 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 March 9 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 March 7 Piano Studio Informal Recital Springfield, MA Falcetti Music 6:30 p.m.
2017 March 5 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 March 2 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 March 2 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 February 26 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 February 25 Debbie Chen and Sarah Harney Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center, Bezanson Recital Hall 4:30 p.m.
2017 February 24 Tyler Woodbury and Edward Senn’s Junior Recital Amherst, MA Immanuel Lutheran Church 7:30 p.m.
2017 February 23 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 February 23 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 February 19 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 February 16 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 February 16 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 February 12 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 February 9 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 February 9 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 February 7 Piano Studio Informal Recital Springfield, MA Falcetti Music 6:30 p.m.
2017 February 5 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 February 2 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 February 2 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 January 29 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 January 26 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2017 January 26 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2017 January 22 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 January 8 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2017 January 3 Piano Studio Informal Recital Springfield, MA Falcetti Music 6:30 p.m.
2017 January 1 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 December 25 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 December 24 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 5:00 p.m.
2016 December 18 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 December 11 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 December 8 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 December 8 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 December 6 Piano Studio Informal Recital Springfield, MA Falcetti Music 6:30 p.m.
2016 December 4 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 December 1 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 December 1 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 November 27 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 November 24 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 November 24 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 November 20 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 November 17 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 November 17 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 November 16 Presencia live public taping at WGBY Springfield, MA WGBY Studio 4:30 p.m.
2016 November 13 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 November 12 Bobby Bergeron’s Senior Recital Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 7:30 p.m.
2016 November 12 UMass Amherst Orchestra Concerto Competition Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 9:00 a.m.
2016 November 10 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 November 10 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 November 6 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 November 3 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 November 3 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 30 St. Stanislaus School Alumni Reunion Benefit Event Chicopee, MA St. Stanislaus School 1:00 p.m.
2016 October 30 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 27 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 October 27 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 25 UMass Amherst Tuesday Morning Recital Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 23 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 20 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 October 20 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 18 UMass Amherst Tuesday Morning Recital Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 16 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 13 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 October 13 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 9 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 6 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 October 6 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 October 2 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 September 29 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 September 29 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 September 25 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 September 22 UMass Amherst Oboe Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 1:00 p.m.
2016 September 22 UMass Amherst Tuba Studio Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center 11:00 a.m.
2016 September 18 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 11:00 a.m.
2016 August 28 Falcetti Fest Wilbraham, MA Fountain Park ~1:00 p.m.
2016 August 28 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 August 21 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 August 14 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 August 12 Private wedding West Springfield, MA St. Thomas Church 3:30 p.m.
2016 August 7 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 July 31 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 July 24 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 July 17 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 July 10 Recital: Contemporary Music for Piano (view the program) Amherst, MA Applewood At Amherst 4:00 p.m.
2016 July 10 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 July 3 Orchard Covenant Church Service Indian Orchard, MA Orchard Covenant Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 June 10 Into the Woods at The Bement School (excerpt) Deerfield, MA 94 Old Main St 10:30 a.m.
2016 May 27 Into the Woods at The Bement School Deerfield, MA 94 Old Main St 11:00 a.m. (excerpt) and 7:00 p.m. (full show)
2016 May 26 Into the Woods at The Bement School Deerfield, MA 94 Old Main St 2:00 p.m.
2016 May 2 Private jury, accompanying Philip Beatty on tuba Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center ~10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2016 April 16 Michael Fahrner‘s Senior Recital Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center, Bezanson Recital Hall 7:30 p.m.
2016 March 27 Easter performance: piano four-hands with Cathy Bennett Hadley, MA Wesley United Methodist Church 10:00 a.m.
2016 March 26 Chris Carlone‘s Master Recital Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center, Bezanson Recital Hall  4:30 p.m.
2016 January 10 Concert with violinist Andy Cole Amherst, MA Applewood Retirement Community 4:00 p.m.
2015 December 13 Music for Santa Springfield, MA 1341 Main St 1:00 p.m.
2015 September 6 Union Chapel Service North Hampton, NH Union Chapel, on Willow Avenue 10:45 a.m.
2015 August 23 Union Chapel Service North Hampton, NH Union Chapel, on Willow Avenue 10:45 a.m.
2015 August 16 Union Chapel Service North Hampton, NH Union Chapel, on Willow Avenue 10:45 a.m.
2015 August 9 Union Chapel Service North Hampton, NH Union Chapel, on Willow Avenue 10:45 a.m.
2015 August 2 Union Chapel Service North Hampton, NH Union Chapel, on Willow Avenue 10:45 a.m.
2015 July 26 Union Chapel Service North Hampton, NH Union Chapel, on Willow Avenue 10:45 a.m.
2015 July 19 Union Chapel Service North Hampton, NH Union Chapel, on Willow Avenue 10:45 a.m.
2015 July 5 Union Chapel Service North Hampton, NH Union Chapel, on Willow Avenue 10:45 a.m.
2015 April 22 Crazy for You at The Bement School Deerfield, MA 94 Old Main St 11:00 a.m. (excerpt) and 7:00 p.m. (full show)
2015 April 21 Crazy for You at The Bement School Deerfield, MA 94 Old Main St 2:00 p.m.
2015 April 17 Ben Stadelmann’s Master Recital Amherst, MA UMass Fine Arts Center, room 44 8:00 p.m.