The Ben Franklin Academy

Business Manager & Registrar

College Counselors

Dean of Students

Director of Media Services

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Head of School

School Counselors


Dr. Justin Stanley, Ben Franklin Academy

Dr. Justin Stanley

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), Master of Music (MM), Bachelor of Music (BM)

Department / Position

Music Theory


Phone Number

Business Phone: 404-633-7404



Dr. Stanley has a doctorate in music from The University of Michigan and has experience teaching both academic and performance classes.  He teaches part time at Ben Franklin Academy and is currently on faculty at the Atlanta Music Academy and Atlanta Metropolitan State College, where he teaches a music appreciation course.  He has recently also started teaching clarinet at Young Harris College and the University of North Georgia.

Before moving to Atlanta, he served as the Associate Dean of Students and Faculty at the Music Conservatory of Westchester, where he taught music theory classes and oversaw the Music Theory department, including the school’s AP Music Theory course.  He is also a published writer and audio reviewer.

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ― Victor Hugo


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