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Brian Benning



CREDITS: Recorded on the Spiderman 3 soundtrack 2007. Recording with Barry Manilow 2007 Recording with Justin Timberlake 2007. Performed with Clay Aikin on the Jimmy Kimmel show 2006. Recording with Bette Midler 2005. Percy Faith Orchestra Japan tour 2003 & 2005 Frank Sinatra Junior in Palm Springs 2005. Live with Josh Groban at the Greek Theater 2005. Violinist in string trio on stage of Pantages Theater with Angelica Houston and Sir Ben Kingsley 2004. Violin soloist “Meditation from” Thais, on C.S.I. LAS VEGAS 2004. Recording with Ray Charles, Diana Krall and Norah Jones 2004. Recording with Neil Diamond 2003. Recording with Prince 2003. Academy Award's Governor's Ball 2003. Recording with Toni Braxton 1995 & 2003. 46th Grammy Awards orchestra-Prince and Bionce 2001. Star Trek Deep Space Nine 1996 till 2001. Star Trek Voyager 1996 till 2001. Star Trek Enterprise 2001 till 2003. J.A.G. 1998 till 2005. Ally McBeal 1997. Pepsi commercial 1998. Dr. Pepper commercial 1997. Piano coach to Jack Nicholson in “As Good as it Gets” 1996. ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra (2004 till 2007 Long Beach Symphony (substitute) 2004. Mozart classical orchestra in Newport Beach 2003 till 2005. Korean Philharmonic 2000 till 2005. California Philharmonic 1998 till 2003. Antelope Valley Orchestra and Chorale 1996 'til 2005. Pasadena Pops Orchestra 1996. Civic Light Opera Orchestra 1995. Pasadena Symphony (substitute) 1990 'til 1994. American Youth Symphony 1987, 1992-93.

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Violin at CSUN 1988 to1991. 25 years private violin study: Robert Lipset, Manuel Compinsky, Linda Rose, Mike Ferril, Linda Rose, Endre Granat, Meadow mount School of Music in New York 1990. Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival 1986. Vocal History 4 years private vocal study 1987 to 1992. Tenor section of Los Angeles Master Choral 1998. The Caroling company 1990 to present.