Ben Antelis

                    Producer | Songwriter |  Musician

 

Ben Antelis has written and produced music for television including Food Network (Chopped, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives), CNN (Parts Unknown),CBS (ET), NBC (Extra), and Delta Airlines. His live performance work includes notable artists such as Ricky Martin, David Archuleta, The New Velvet, The Blue Man Group, Macy Kate, Ryan Beatty, Crystal Bowersox, and Soulfarm. He has shared the stage with Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato, Natasha Bedingfield, O.A.R., Mike Posner, Plain White T's, Travie McCoy the Civil Wars and many more great artists and musicians.


Ben has had an extensive touring career as a Drummer, Musical Director and Vocalist, spanning the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.


He has performed on television shows including Live with Regis and Kelly, Good Day New York, AXS TV, Today Show, Arthur Ashe Kids Day Live at the U.S. Open, New Years Eve Live! and notable stages including Red Rocks, PNC Bank Arts Center, the Meadows Theatre, Gramercy Theater, The Count Basie theater, Sundance Film Festival, Fringe Festival, Bamboozle Fest and Winter’s Eve Festival at Lincoln Center.



Ben was the co-founder of The New Velvet, a former New York based band of which he was a primary songwriter, drummer and background vocalist and who have toured throughout the USA, and Europe. Ben has produced/arranged and directed collaborative TNV videos with Savannah Outen, Esmee Denters, Alyssa Bernal, Ali Brustofski, Lara Johnston, and Chloe Angelides. His marketing and social media expertise have propelled their videos to 4 million+ views to date.


Ben studied Percussion, Songwriting and Music Business at the LA College of Music (graduating in 2008).


Ben is available for hire as a producer, instrumentalist, musical director, and marketing consultant, and is equipped with a full studio conveniently located near Newark Airport, New York City and mass transit where he is currently producing, developing, and recording artists.