During the opening reception for Sara Dittrich’s Score for Room, Baltimore-based beat-boxing toy pianist will produce an improvisational composition based on the movements and positions of visitors in the gallery.
About the Artist
Benjamin Buchanan (b. 1989) has been described by the three-time Nobel prize nominated poet, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, as a “most quickly enflaming young composer.” He is a Baltimore-based, beat-boxing toy pianist, composer, and performance artist. He holds Master of Music degrees in Music Composition and Music Theory Pedagogy from the Peabody Conservatory and teaches private composition lessons at the Peabody Preparatory. He can be seen performing throughout the Baltimore and Washington D.C. areas as well as with the Maryland Choral Society for which he is the pianist and at St. Marks-on- the-Hill Episcopal Church where he serves as organist and music-director.
Washington Project for the Arts
2124 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Friday, January 6, 7-9 p.m.