Benjamien Lycke was first introduced to composition by his highschool teacher David Anne and optained both his Bachelor and Master in Music Composition at the Royal Conservatory of Ghent (Belgium) with Lucient Posman. As graduation project he wrote, composed and produced the opera ACUBENS which was broadcasted on Belgian national television (VRT) and restaged (http://acubensopera.com/) .
His work includes many different styles and projects, ranging from soundtracks and arrangements for short films, commercials and games (i.a. Assassin's Creed: Black Flag), over contemporary classical concertmusic to full featured musicals (two of which he conducted himself in the musicaltheatre Capitole Ghent) and from acoustic to electronic music. Recent and future engagements include writing for The Flemish Symphonic Orchestra, The Flemish National Classical Radio (Klara), Music Hall, Concertgebouw Brugge and The Chamber Players (BE).
With creative peers he founded SynArt (http://synart.eu) , a non-profit organisation which has as its objective to create contemporary artworks (on-stage performances and concerts) through a synergy of different art forms. Currently he is studying Composing for Screen as a postgraduate scholar supported by a Clifton Parker Award at The Royal College of Music (Londen) with Joseph Horovitz. More information can be found on http://Benjamien.be/