Ben Kearsley was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and began classical guitar with Norman Quinney and later with Ian Smith. After graduating from the Birmingham Conservatoire in 1998 with a BMus ( hons ) he lived in La Paz, Bolivia where he performed many concerts and taught guitar at the Conservatoiro de La Paz. In 2000 Ben lived in Madrid, Spain where he again performed concerts and taught guitar.
Since 2004 Ben has toured the U.K playing 40 concerts a year. In 2008 Ben was signed to Shore Sounds Music for which he currently has six 21 track C.Ds.