Ben "Lance Romañce" Garber's
Time Line Resume Of Artistic Endeavors
From High School To Present
All Children's Theater (Providence, RI)
Studied: Acting, Improvisation, Social Lives of Teenagers
The Music School (Providence, RI)
Studied: Drums & Percussion, Electric Bass, Theory, Ensemble playing.
1995-96: In Band: "Federal Roosters"
Frontman, Vocals, Drums, Band Leader
1995-2001: Temple Beth-El (Providence, RI)
Played drums and percussion at various services.
1997: Featured in anti-gang commercial
Sponsored by the Mayor of Providence, RI
Played gun dealer, basketball player
1997: Featured in film "Outside Providence"
Directed by Michael Corrente
Alternate choice for "Drugs Delaney," stand-in, extra
1997-1999: Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)
Studied: Drums and Percussion, Music Theory, Music Technology
1997-2002: Lance Romañce Mailing List
Wrote and published this eZine to 80 subscribers.
1998: Alternate Learning Project (Providence, RI)
Graduated High School
1999: Recorded and Released first full length record, "Sonnets Set To Music." Wrote all the songs, played all the instrument, produced and distributed independently. Won praise from Steve Gadd, Eric Clapton and Phil Collins (Seriously!!!)
2000: Released second full length record, "Titty Titty Yum Yum." Again writing all the songs, playing all the instruments, producing and independently distributing. Spawned the very popular song, "Macaroni, Macaroni."
2000-02: Took Hiatus, Lived In Texas, Traveled, Worked Full Time, Saw The Real World, Met The Average Joe, Did A Lot Of Thinking.
2002-Present: Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)
Returned to school part time
Studying: Music Production & Engineering, Acoustics, Music Theory
2003-Present: Focus Development Live Show
Performing live between Boston, Providence, New York