About Benjamin

A native of Michigan, Benjamin is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater, and Dance, where he studied organ with Robert Glasgow, harpsichord with Edward Parmentier, and conducting with Jerry Blackstone and Steven Davis. 
He received a Master of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, where he studied organ with John Walker, and was the recipient of the Bruce R. Eicher Prize in Organ.
Additionally, Benjamin did postgraduate coursework in music composition and voice at the Catholic University of America. Concert and organ recital opportunities have taken him throughout the United States and abroad, and frequently include collaborations with singers and instrumentalists.
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Compositions

As a composer, Benjamin’s works have been performed by the Choir, Brass, and Orchestra of the Basilica, and have been recorded and broadcast worldwide on EWTN, Salt & Light Media, and CatholicTV
His setting of Christus Vincit was premiered upon the entrance of Pope Francis into the Great Upper Church of the National Shrine in September of 2015.
Recent works include Dominus Dixit for the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Choir of the Basilica, and Joy to the World for the choirs and orchestra of the Catholic University of America.
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Concerts

First Sunday Virtuoso Organists Concert Series

Feb 2 2020

3:00 pm

First Baptist Church, Washington DC

Dedicatory Series Organ Recital

Feb 23 2020

3:00 pm

St. Matthew Cathedral, Washington DC

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