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Benjamin  Harrell  

-­‐Composer-­‐Arranger-­‐Musician-­‐  

214  403  9443  
benpharrell@gmail.com  
 
Experience  

 
Performances,  Workshops,  Readings  

 Composer,  Assistant  Producer  –Walk,  songs  of  
the  City,  The  Green  Space  Theatre    
(’13)  
 
Arranger,  Music  Director,  Copyist  –  Broken  
Moments  by  Leo  Rodriguez,  Roy  Arias  Studios  
(’12)  
Arranging  previously  composed  material  
and  inputting  material  in  Finale  notation  
software.  
Organizing,  leading,  supervising  music  
rehearsals  
Teaching  music  to  performers.  
 
Teacher’s  Assistant  –  The  Boston  Conservatory  
(’10-­’12)  
Creating/  adding  to  music  history  
curriculum  for  Freshmen/  Sophomore  
music  history  classes.  
Teaching,  evaluating,  tutoring  my  own  
section  of  students  
Teaching  research,  writing,  and  study  
skills    
Assistant-­  Department  of  Theory,  History,  and  
Composition  –  The  Boston  Conservatory  
(’10-­’12)  
 
Creating,  copying,  and  distributing  exams,  
memos,  etc.  for  faculty.  
 
Scheduling  appointments,  interviews.  
 
Strong  use  of  Microsoft  office  skills  
 
Composer/  Sound  Designer  –  BroductionCo  
Webseries  –  4  episodes  
(’09)  
Composed  original  songs,  incidental  
music  for  Web  series.  
Recorded,  mixed,  and  mastered  audio  
files.  
Edited  audio  files  into  video  via  Final  Cut  

Performances  of    writing  

 
Awards  and  other  accomplishments  

 

Finalist  in  Monterrey  Bay  New  Musical  
Competition  (’13)  
 
Selected  composer,  Oklahoma  City  University’s  
New  Musical  Festival  (’10)  
 
Oklahoma  City  University’s  Undergraduate  
Music  Talent  Award  (’06-­’10)  

 

 

Kensington  Gardens  -­    Composer  Recital  Series,  
Boston  Conservatory  (’11)  
Etudes  for  Orchestra  –  Composer  Recital  Series,  
Boston  Conservatory  (’11)  
String  Quartet  no.  1  –  Composer  Recital  Series,  
Boston  Conservatory  (’10)  
Plight  –  Oklahoma  City  University  (Staged  
Performance)  (’10)  
Election  Day  -­‐  Oklahoma  City  University’s  New  
Musical  Festival  (’09)    
Counted  as  Dead  –  Studio  B,  Highland  Villiage,  TX  
(’05)  ;  GLCT,  Lewisville,  TX  (’06)  
 

 
Education

 

Master  of  Music,  Music  Compositon-­‐  The  Boston  
Conservatory  2012  
Bachelor  of  Music,  Music  Composition  -­‐  Oklahoma  
City  University  2010  
Composition  –  Marti  Epstein  (’11  –  ’12)  
                     Jan  Swafford  –  (’10  –  ’11)  
                     Dr.  Edward  Knight  (’06-­‐‘10)  
                                                         Michael  Springer  (’06)  
 
Voice  –  Jeffrey  Picon,  Rebecca  Salter,  Jason  Hatch  
 
Piano  –  Dr.  Dalit  Warshaw,  Dr.  Derek  Lawrence,  
Michael  Springer  
 

 
Skills          

 

 

Tenor,  guitar,  voice.  
Logic/  Pro  Tools/  Music  Master  
Finale/  Sibelius/  Music  notation  
Transcription  
Sight  Singing  
Music  Theory/  History  
Lecturing/  presenting  
Program  notes  
Orchestration/  Arranging  
Microsoft  Office  Suite  
Research,  Academic  writing