Benedict Taylor

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Occupation Musician - violist & composer
Location London
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Introduction Benedict Taylor is an award winning composer & solo violist. He studied at the Royal Northern College of Music & Goldsmiths College, and is a leading figure within the area of contemporary composition & string performance, at the forefront of the British & European new and improvised music scene. He composes, performs & records internationally, in many leading venues and festivals including: Royal Court Theatre, Rambert Dance Company, BBC Arts Online, Berlinale, Venice International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Huddersfield Contemporary Festival, London Contemporary Music Festival, Aldeburgh Festival, Cantiere D'Arte di Montepulciano, Edinburgh Festival, CRAM Festival, Cafe Oto, The Barbican, Royal Albert Hall, Southbank Centre, The Vortex, Ronnie Scott's, ICA, BBC Radio 3 & 2, Radio Libertaire Paris, Resonance FM London. He is involved with a number of higher education institutions, giving composition, improvisation & performance lectures at the Royal College of Music and Goldsmiths College, amongst others. He is the founder / artistic director of CRAM, a music collective and independent label.