Benjamin Ory is a third year PhD candidate in Musicology. His research interests include history of music theory in the Renaissance and the 16th-century composer, pedagogue, and hidden theorist Adrian Willaert. Ben is currently pursuing his love for the harpsichord and all things historical performance practice, and he has sung in the ensemble Convivium and the Stanford Facsimile Singers. Prior to coming to Stanford, Ben graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in Music and studied Music Theory on fellowship at the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg, Germany.