Mira Benjamin is a violinist, researcher and new-music instigator. She specialises in performing new and experimental music, with a particular interest in commissioning and collaboration with composers. Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Mira lived for ten years in Montréal, where she was a member of the highly acclaimed Bozzini Quartet. Since 2014 she has resided in London, where she performs with ensembles such as Apartment House and Decibel. Other work includes performances with Christian Wolff, John Tilbury, Radiohead and Merce Cunningham Dance Company.