Max S. Bennett
Max Bennett began taking clarinet lessons in middle school and started playing guitar around the age of thirteen. He started composing original music shortly thereafter. Upon entering high school he quickly befriended his band teacher, Timothy Otto, from whom he took personal music theory and composing lessons.
When Max began high school he promptly joined the school concert band and big band as a clarinetist; by junior year he progressed to the jazz band and switched over to the tenor saxophone. Junior year he also got into the Trevor Cleffs, the Trevor Day school advanced jazz band of which represents the school at the High School Jazz Festival at the Berklee College of Music. Max composed four original pieces for his various school bands: one for the concert band, two for the jazz band, and one for the big band, all of which were preformed at school concerts.
The summer of his senior year (2008) Max began composing soundtrack music for the web-series The 47th Floor, and continues to do so. He continues to compose a wide range of instrumental to alternative music and is currently working on his first album. He is currently a Junior in the school of arts and sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.