Benz has opportunities working with various acclaimed pianists and pedagogues where he inherited many methods of piano teaching concurrently. He participated in masterclasses with Dina Yoffe, Daniel Vaimann and Eri Nakagawa in France, Barry Snyder from Eastman School of Music, Jerzy Sterczynski from Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy (Warsaw), Jane Coop and Robert Silverman at UBC.
Benz is active as both soloist and collaborative pianist. He has performed in Toronto, Winnipeg, France, Malaysia, and Thailand. He received various awards and scholarships from music schools and competitions.
Benz is a dedicated piano teacher. Besides many years of teaching experience, he has served as an adjudicator for exams and festivals.