Benedict Todd

Organist · Composer · Conductor

Benedict Todd - ComposerBenedict is a UK-based composer who writes new concert and liturgical music. He studied at the University of Bristol under the supervision of Dr Michael Ellison and Professor John Pickard and, with funding from the Arts & Humanities Research Council, was awarded his PhD in Composition in 2017. He writes music for a variety of forces, including choral, orchestral and chamber works, full details of which can be found in the composition list.

His music has been performed by many different groups in locations across the UK, Republic of Ireland and Turkey; there are recordings of a selection of performances on this page, and the scores of many of his pieces are available here. Commissions have come from, amongst others, the Hezarfen Ensemble (2015), New Music South West (2014) and the University of Bristol Contemporary Music Venture (2011 & 2013). In addition to his current AHRC-funded PhD studentship, he was previously awarded a Postgraduate Taught Scholarship (MA, 2010-11) and he has recieved grants from the University of Bristol Alumni Foundation and the JH Britton Fund. He won the University of Bristol’s Composition Prize in 2011 and Postgraduate Composition Competitions 2013 and 2015.

View the listings of Benedict’s compositions.

Find out details of forthcoming performances.

Details of how to acquire copies of a selection of Benedict’s music.