Benjamin Tassie

Award: Career Development Bursary

Year: 2016

Genre: Other/Various

Instrument/voice type: Composer

Location: London


Working across contemporary-classical and pop worlds, Benjamin Tassie’s music has been performed by ensembles and soloists including Britten Sinfonia, Juice Vocal, Liam Byrne, and Joby Burgess, at venues as diverse as The National Portrait Gallery, The Place, Tate Modern, Wilton’s Music Hall, and Wilderness Festival. He has written for Rambert Dance, DJ’d at the V&A, and has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3. He was Sound and Music New Voices 2015 composer. He trained at King’s College London, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music (where he as RCM scholar).

Who we have helped

"Help Musicians UK has helped me financially with my piano tuning, domestic help and friendly visits, never forgetting my birthday or Christmas, little kindnesses that make such a difference to my well being."

Lauretta, 96, Singer and pianist