Benjamin Ashby

Benjamin Ashby is an award-winning composer and artist from London. He was born in Wimbledon, but grew up on an estate in South East London as the son of a Christian missionary, and has since been heavily influenced by urban London culture and spirituality. He studied at the Royal College of Music with composers such as Kenneth Hesketh, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Simon Holt and was awarded the Douglas and Hilda Simmons Foundation and HR Taylor Trust Scholarships to study his Bachelors and Masters.

Biography

Benjamin Ashby is an award-winning composer and artist from London. He was born in Wimbledon, but grew up on an estate in South East London as the son of a Christian missionary, and has since been heavily influenced by urban London culture and spirituality. He studied at the Royal College of Music with composers such as Kenneth Hesketh, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Simon Holt and was awarded the Douglas and Hilda Simmons Foundation and HR Taylor Trust Scholarships to study his Bachelors and Masters.

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