Robert Benson, Composer

Robert Benson is a free-lance musician in the Cincinnati area and Professor Emeritus of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Since the age of sixteen, he has held numerous positions as organist and choirmaster in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan, and Ohio.

“O Gracious Light” (“Phos hilaron”) sung at Evensong at Christ Church Cathedral,  Cincinnati, Ohio, October 1, 2023 – Performance by the combined choirs of Christ Church Cathedral and Christ Church Glendale, conducted by Dr. Tyler Robertson and accompanied by Shiloh Roby (Associate Director and Organist, Christ Church Cathedral)

About Me

The passion for music

Benson began his musical training when he was four years old and began composing at the age of twelve.  His choral and organ works are published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Trinitas Press, Church Publishing, Inc., St. James Music Press, CanticaNOVA, and Mark Foster Music. 

To review my music published by St. James Music Press, CLICK HERE.  To purchase any of these anthems, you must join SJMP in order to download.

“Holy is the True Light: Choral Music of Robert Benson” with seven of my compositions published by Trinitas. Performance by the choir of St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland, OR, conducted by Director of Music Angela Westhoff-Johnson.

To review music by Robert Benson published by Augsburg Fortress CLICK HERE.

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