Benjamin LockeBenjamin Locke is beginning his fortieth year as conductor of the Knox County
Symphony. He was educated at Oberlin College, Mary Manse College, and the
University of Wisconsin-Madison where he studied extensively with Robert Fountain.
Dr. Locke is head of the choral program at Kenyon College.




Young Musicians Competition

The Knox County Symphony’s Young Musicians Competition will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at Brandi Recital Hall (Kenyon) for both college and high school students. Competitors and/or music teachers who wish to receive more information or application forms should contact Dr. Locke by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This event is cosponsored by the Psi Iota Xi Sorority.