Ben Kearsley was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He began classical guitar with Norman Qinney and later with Ian Smith.
Ben graduated from the Birmingham Conservatoire in 1998 with a BMus ( Hons ) After living in La Paz, Bolivia and Madrid, Spain Ben returned to live in the U.K In 2004 Ben undertook his first tour – 20 concerts in Scotland.
2005 40 date U.K tour and debut c.d ‘SUNBURST’ : 2006 40 date U.K tour and ‘KOYUNBABA’ c.d : 2007 40 date U.K tour and ‘SAKURA’ c.d : 2008 40 date U.K tour and ‘MILWAUKEE’ c.d
In 2008 Ben was signed to Shore Sounds Music record label.
Ben has also been teaching guitar for 11 years, teaching for Fife Council, Conservatoiro De La Paz, Loretto School, Mansfield School of Music and Edinburgh University.