Marimba Duo

Join the premiere Performance consortium of Ben's Marimba Duo HERE! Primary Commissioners: Brian Zator and Cory Doran

Reno Pops

Ben is honored to be named 1 of 5 finalists for the 2023 Reno Pops Composer's Showcase!

"Spark" for String Quartet

The Garden State Philharmonic commissioned and premiered Ben's string quartet "Spark" in April 2022.

The Juilliard School

Ben was invited back to The Julliard School in March 2022 to give a presentation of his work to the composition students. The students were very engaging and asked a lot of great questions!

American Prize

Goldberg's work "American Frontier" has been named the winner of the 2021 American Prize in Composition, Pop/Light division!

Garden State Philharmonic

The Garden State Philharmonic has named Ben their Composer-in-Residence! They performed his piece "Gift" on their Chamber Series program on March 15, 2020. You can watch the performance (38:40) HERE

Joliet Symphony Orchestra

"Declaration" was selected as the winner of the 2019 Joliet Symphony Orchestra composition competition! The orchestra will perform it on a pair of concerts April 2020.

Marimba Concerto

Ben has completed the first movement of his Marimba Concerto for soloist Brian Zator and Symphony Number One. Listen HERE

Tampa Bay Symphony

The Tampa Bay Symphony will be giving 3 performances of Ben's work “Declaration" on February 17, 19, & 24. Visit for more information.

The Juilliard School

On January 8 Ben gave a presentation to the composition students at The Juilliard School. The talk focused on collaborative composition projects, composing music for media, and the differences in composing for media and concert music.

Allentown Symphony Orchestra

Ben has been selected as a winner of the Allentown Symphony's "Pictures at an Exhibition" composer competition. They will perform his music inspired by Edward Moran's painting on March 10 & 11. Have a listen

TEDx Premiere

Symphony Number One will premiere Ben's latest piece Catalyst at TEDx MidAtlantic 2017 on 10/28.


Symphony Number One has named Ben Goldberg Composer-in-Residence for their 2017-2018 season! PRESS RELEASE

Walk of Champions

On July 4th Ben conducted the Central Ohio Symphony in the world premiere of his composition "Walk of Champions." Here are some photos from the concert.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will be performing "American Frontier" on May, 16. The composition has been selected as the winner of their Audience of the Future composition contest!

Benefit Concert

Ben's piece "Ascending" will be performed in a benefit concert for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Cambridge, MA on March, 5. The orchestra will be made up of students from Berklee College of Music, Longy School of Music, and the New England Conservatory.

The American Prize

Ben was one of four composers to receive an Honorable Mention for the American Prize in Composition - Orchestra (professional division) for Reconnecting.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Ben's music was featured as the opening theme of NBC's broadcast of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

President Street Station

Ben's composition "President Street Station" will be performed by Symphony Number One on Nov. 2 at 12pm. It will be streamed via The Baltimore Sun.

July 4th Concert

The Central Ohio Symphony will be performing Ben's composition American Frontier at their annual 4th of July concert.

LexPhil New Music Experiment

Ben has been selected for the Lexington Philharmonic's 2016 New Music Experiment. Members of the orchestra and the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras will perform Ben's composition "Declaration" at the workshop on April 16, 2016.

Symphony Number One

Ben has been commissioned to write a piece for Symphony Number One to be performed at their Light City Baltimore concert on April 2, 2016 at 7pm at Harbor East Stage! published an article on the Central Ohio Symphony that features Ben's composition "Reconnecting." Read it here.

Symphony Magazine

Ben is in Symphony magazine! "Reconnecting" is the lead story in the article Local Heroes.


The video of the Central Ohio Symphony's world premiere of Ben's composition Reconnecting is now online! The program notes and programmatic musical outline are available by clicking on the links within the video. Watch it here: RECONNECTING Concert Video

Music and Words

Ben was selected to be a Composer Fellow at the University of California, Davis Composition Workshop, for their Music and Words festival. The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra (Christian Baldini, Music Director) performed his piece Deception on Jan. 31, 2015. Listen here: Deception

Central Ohio Symphony

On July 4th Ben conducted the Central Ohio Symphony in the premiere of his latest compostion "Declaration" scored for Narrator and Orchestra.

Reno Phil Youth Strings Symphonia

The Reno Philharmonic Youth Strings Symphonia premiered Ben's composition "Ascending" on May 18. The commission was a gift from the orchestra's conductor Carol Laube.


Ben has been commissioned to compose Reconnecting for the Central Ohio Symphony. The new work for orchestra and drum circle will be premiered on March 8, 2015. Go to to learn more. Ben was interviewed by about the project.

Broadway's Finest

Broadway's Finest screened at the AMC Lowes 19th St. in Manhattan on May 8. The film received 12 festival awards and is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play.

Susanville Symphony

Ben won first place in the 2013 Susanville Symphony Composition Competition, American Composer’s Category. The Symphony premiered his orchestral piece, Deception, at their Modern Composer concerts in April, with Ben conducting. Watch it here: Deception

Dream Meanies

Ben composed the music and sound design for the game Dream Meanies. Download it for free at the App Store!

The Big Bang Theory

Music from Ben's CD Cinematic Orchestral Adventures was featured on a promo for CBS's The Big Bang Theory.

Broadway's Finest

Broadway’s Finest won best original score honors at the Long Island International Film Expo. The score also received a best score nomination at Vision Fest 12, held at Tribeca Cinemas in New York. Broadway's Finest Facebook

Pixar's Cars 2 - State Farm

Ben composed the music for a promotional ad for Pixar's Cars 2/State Farm. Watch it here: Cars 2/State Farm Pitties Video

NBC's Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Ben's music was featured as the main title and closing of NBC's live broadcast of the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular."

Souled Out Comedy

Souled Out Comedy premiered at the first annual Friars Club Comedy Film Festival in New York and won the audience choice award!

CBS News Theme (Japan)

Music from Ben's Sports, News, Drama CD will be the news theme for 2 years on CBS News, Japan.