Beni studied composition with composer, Giles Swayne, until he went to the Royal Academy of Music to do a Master's course in composition under Dr Philip Cashian and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.

Beni has been co-Composer-in-residence at Espacio Cultural El Tanque de Santa Cruz in Tenerife, a Britten-Pears Young Artist and a visiting tutor at the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, as well as receiving several commissions and performances of his work and being shortlisted for the Britten Sinfonia OPUS 2015 award.

He has recently written a piece for drum machine and orchestra (to be performed by Southbank Sinfonia), and is now working on a large-scale studio-based project called SONDER as well as completing his album with cellist and composer, Colin Alexander.

Beni is a Nonclassical associate composer.

Performances & Commissions: [include]

Kit Downes + Tom Challenger

Tre Voci Cello Ensemble
CHROMA Ensemble
Blossom Street Choir
National Portrait Gallery (Portrait Choir)
Christina McMaster
Alexandra Wood & Huw Watkins
Academy of St Martins in the Fields
Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra
New York Polyphony
Vickers Bovey Duo
European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO)
Czech Centre London

Beni has worked in some of the UK's foremost studios, producing acts signed to both indie and major labels such as Marcus Foster, LIFE and Alan Pownall. His remix work is extensive and includes LissieKill it Kid and Gabriel Prokofiev.

In 2017, he co-produced the new James album with Mercury Prize winning producer, Charlie Andrew, and has produced the debut album for London based two-piece, Otzeki. He continues to develop other artists, most recently Jylda.

Beni has worked extensively with Nonclassical, reworking and remixing the works of Mozart, Webern and Martinu amongst others. These works have received performances in Brussels and London.

Beni releases his own music under the pseudonym Adhelm, available here.

Beni is represented by Au Contraire Music Ltd.

“Wonderful, beautiful album!”
Valgeir Sigurðsson (Bedroom Community, Bjork, Nico Muhly, Feist)
“hauntingly stunning”
Bring The Noise UK (composition and production of ‘The Last House’, Marcus Foster)
“a rather haunting instrumental which I genuinely feel will stay with me for quite some time”
Reviewed Online (composition and production of ‘The Last House’, Marcus Foster)
“a rich and eclectic piece”
Alfitude (production of ‘See The Light’, LIFE)

“what contemporary production should sound like”
NBHAP (production and co-writing of ‘Binary Childhood’, debut album from Otzeki)