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Past Performances

August 27, 2017 – Concertoish for Toy Piano & Friends with Symphony Number One
3:00PM Light Street Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD

August 23, 2017 – Concertoish for Toy Piano & Friends [Premiere] with Symphony Number One
for Mount Vernon's Summer in the Square series
7:00PM Mount Vernon West Park, Baltimore, MD

February 11, 2017 – Score For Room collaboration with Sara Dittrich
Toy Piano performance at the Washington Project for the Arts
7:00PM Washington D.C.

September–October 2015 – Symphony of Gestures exhibit , the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids Michigan, USA
Buchanan and sculptor Sara Dittrich are at it again, seeking to inspire with their collaborative whit and actionistic performances. For more information check out: https://www.artprize.org/sara-dittrich-and-benjamin-buchanan/2015/symphony-of-gestures

May 10, 2015 – St. Mark's on the Hill, 1620 Reisterstown Rd, Pikesville, MD 21208
Benjamin Buchanan in concert! The whole shtick and a half!
Video projections, toy instruments, toy sympathies, and a love for moving people through art.

February 13 2015, (Friday) 8:13–10:13PM – VALENTINE PROM @ the Bun Shop, Baltimore, MD, USA
In performance with dual-thereminist and computer musician Robert Neubauer!

February 9, 2015 (Monday) 7:30PM – Baltimore School for the Arts faculty recital
Joining with dual-thereminist and computer musician Robert Neubauer to perform Buchanan's original:
a dirty post-neo-avant trashstep love medley for the broken hearted:
/// BAD ROMANCE (lady gaga) & MY FUNNY VALENTINE (rodgers & hart) ///

July 18, 2014, (Friday) 8:00PM – ARTSCAPE – Pearlstone Park, Baltimore, MD, USA
I will be taking part in this year's soundNest : Dancing Fire for Baltimore's ARTSCAPE! Free improvisation without limits and joined by the public! Beatboxing-theremin-playing will happen!  

May 18, 2014, (Sunday) 6:00PM – FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture, Budapest, Hungary  [HUNGARIAN DEBUT AS A COMPOSER]
I am thrilled to have my dubstep piece for unaccompanied flute d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-drop the flute once again performed by Hungarian flute virtuoso Gergely Ittzés. The program, entitled "Kettősügynök" (Double Agent) will feature a variety of solo flute repertoire.

May 10, 2014, (Saturday) 9:00PM – The Red Room, Baltimore, MD, USA
Music for Toy Pianos at the Red Room! I have the honor of sharing the headline of this tribute to music for toy pianos with Schoenhut Toy Piano signature artist David Smooke!

April 29, 2014 (Tuesday) 8:00PM – Cohen-Davison Recital Hall, The Peabody Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA


April 9, 2014 (Wednesday) 4:30PM – Griswold Hall, The Peabody Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA


Composition seminar presentation


24 Hour Composition Competition


November 11

July – August 2013 – touring 4'33" through Italy 

July 23, 2013, 9:30PM – Santa Marina del Carmine, Pavia, Italy




Performing my original composition Some Assembly Required (New and Improved!) for toy instruments and prerecorded electronics in Griswold Hall at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University



Recording a cover of Lady Gaga's Bad Romance at Natura Digital Recording Studios with The Buchanan, Robbins, and Drumm Group for their album Bad Bromance



Performing George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the University of Tulsa Wind Ensemble, in the Great Hall of the Allen Chapman Activity Center at the University of Tulsa



Performing Keith Kirchoff's The Adventures of Norby in Sharp Chapel at the University of Tulsa



Performing Keith Kirchoff's Size Doesn't Matter with Zaque Hutchings, organ, in Sharp Chapel at the University of Tulsa



Performing John Cage's 4'33" with Keith Kirchoff, piano, and Zaque Hutchings, organ, in Sharp Chapel at the University of Tulsa