Highlights (for newcomers)

Journeys for piano and string orchestra

The 1812 Overture on the piano

Jeremiah Robs a Bank (2013), film by Michael Rose


2017 saw the premiere of my second film score: Toymaker, an animated short created by a team of Brown University students led by Nellie Robinson and Prof. Barbara Meier.

Toymaker went on to win the music award in the student film category at the Athens Animfest 2018.

You can read about the production in the Brown Computer Science Department's journal Conduit.

March 2014: Expedition
for Piano and Strings
by Ben Nacar

performed by Ben Nacar and Friends

UPDATE: Some videos now available. See the main Original Music page.

Saturday, March 15th, 2pm
First Unitarian Church of Providence
1 Benevolent St.
Providence, RI

Sunday, March 16th, 2pm
RISD Museum, Main Gallery
224 Benefit St.
Providence, RI

Ben Nacar, piano (all pieces)

Sonata for Cello and Piano (2012)
with Lauren Latessa, cello

Haiku no. 4
with Matthew Slesinski, violin
Haiku no. 3
with Shawn Tsutsui, cello
Fifty-Three from Les Nuits de Paris
with Matthew Slesinski, violin; Shawn Tsutsui, cello

Journeys: A Tale of High Adventure
for Piano and String Orchestra

EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, Matthew Slesinski,
Andrew Nixon, Eimi Satoh, violin;
Grace Stokan, Ryan Roelke, viola;
Kathryn Schulz, Shawn Tsutsui, cello;
Anant Gharpure, bass

Both concerts free and open to the public.