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.

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. 

Published Work

Some Music Books Published

What Child Is This?

(Organ and Alto Saxophone) in Organ Plus: Christmas. Minneapolis, Augsburg Fortress Publishers: 2016.

My Lord, What a Morning

(Organ and Oboe) in Organ Plus: Christmas. Minneapolis, Augsburg Fortress Publishers: 2016

“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.

“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)

Contact Me

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6090 Contreras Road, Oxford, Ohio 45056

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