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Ben Brody


39 Norman Avenue Clifton, NJ 07013


Premieres and Future projects • Drones, the peaceful kind (in progress) – will be premiered in March of 2013 with the Chelsea Symphony • Mirrors and Beyond (in progress) – self-releasing an EP of compositions for Solo Electric Guitar with Loop and Delay Pedals • PitchBlak Brass Band full-length album (in progress) – Active member and composer performing on French horn and Guitar • The Spaces Between – premiered with The Chelsea Symphony in 2012 • Time Lapse (Animation with Music) – Premiered at the International Animation Festival of Panama on March 3rd 2012 • Finding Your Way Home and Mirrors and Beyond – Premiered at the 73 See Art Gallery in Montclair, NJ 2012 • Indecision – premiered with The Chelsea Symphony in 2011 • Status Report No.1 “A Beautiful Day” – written for and premiered by Detour New Music Ensemble 2011 • Indecision (chamber version) – written for and premiered by Detour New Music Ensemble 2011 • Nada Brahma (The World is Sound) – premiered at The Cell 2010 • Prelude – premiered with The Chelsea Symphony 2009 • Expressions of Night – premiered with The Chelsea Symphony 2009 Festivals, Seminars, Awards • Awarded scholarship to Brevard Music Center, 2011 (composition) • Fellowship participant, Summer Brass Institute (SBI) (French horn) -Coached by and performed with the San Francisco Symphony brass section • Fellowship participant, NYU Summer Institute for Wind Quintet & Woodwind Chamber Music • Teachers Assistant and participant at the C.W. Post Summer Festival for Chamber Orchestra Performance Experience • Kings of Macedonia presented by Prelude.12 -Text and stage direction by Andrew Ondrejcak and music by Shara Worden (French horn) 2012 • PitchBlak Brass Band and Manhattan Brass Quintet at Le Poisson Rouge (French horn & Guitar) 2012 • PitchBlak Brass Band, present • Chelsea Symphony Orchestra*, present • Verismo Opera Company*, present • Garden State Opera*, 2011 • Westchester Chamber, 2011 • Orchestra Eastern Festival Symphony Orchestra, Nickel City Opera*, 2010 • Oratorio Society of Queens, 2010 • Bronx Opera Company, 2007 - 2010 • Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Project Opera of Manhattan* • Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas (Town Hall/Jazz at Lincoln Center), 2007 - 2008 • The Orchestra of The Bronx, 2007 - 2009 • New Jersey Philharmonic (Carnegie Hall), 2007 • New York Youth Symphony (Carnegie Hall), 2006 - 2007 • Clarion Music Society (Period Instrument-Natural Horn), 2006 • Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra*, 2005 - 2006 *Principal Horn Discography and Arrangements • Recorded with Daniel Rossen of Grizzly Bear on his debut solo EP Golden Mile (French horn) 2012 • Arranged the theme to Beasts of the Southern Wild at the Jacob Burns Film Center’s annual fundraiser/recognition party 2012 • Recorded with Josh Garrels on his album Love & War & The Sea In Between (French horn) 2011 • Recorded with Snowmine on their album Laminate Pet Animal (French horn) 2011 • Arranged Michael Jackson’s Beat It for 4 French horns for comedian Zach Galifianakis performed at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

Work Experience • Subito Music Corporation, 2012 – Present • Lincoln Center Box Office, 2009 – 2011 • Peter J. Sharp Music Library, Manhattan School of Music, 2005 – 2008 • Freelance Musician Teachers • Robert Aldridge (composition) • Scott Richards (composition) • Erik Ralske (French horn) • R.J. Kelley (French horn) Education • M.M. in Theory/Composition John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University 2012 • B.M. in French horn Performance at Manhattan School of Music 2008

Ben Brody Resume 2013  

MATA Festival

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