Born in Orlando, Florida, Bryan Benner has been traveling the world as a dedicated minstrel since the age of 14. His journey began in California where he spent his high school years studying guitar, tabla, and the rudiments of classical singing. Bryan then went on to study voice exclusively and received a full scholarship at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland.
There he was introduced to traditional Celtic music and began collaborating with fellow RSAMD student and highland bagpiper/Irish flautist, Hazen Metro. Though they enjoy playing concerts and organized events, Bryan and Hazen are most likely to be seen bringing their music to the streets of the world, including Turkey, Italy, France, Austria, Japan, and of course Scotland and England.
Bryan is currently finishing his master’s in voice at the Konservatorium in Vienna and Hazen is currently based in Vermont, USA, growing his beard and playing bagpipes in the woods.