Both within and apart from his music, Bejo draws significant influence from visual art, cinema, classic literature, mathematics, and philosophy. His music has been performed and commissioned by virtuoso performers and ensembles such as Ums n Jip, Nova, ACJW, Irvine Arditti, Malgorzata Walentynowicz, Elizabeth McNutt, Mia Detwiler, Redi Llupa, Alexander Richards, and Juan Sebastian Delgado among others.

After being awarded a scholarship to attend the United World College of the Adriatic, where his studies focused on World Cultures and Art History, he subsequently completed his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Music in the U.S. In 2017, he completed his Ph.D. in music composition at the University of North Texas. His primary teachers have included Joseph Klein, Panayiotis Kokoras, Andrew May, Marc Satterwhite, and Krzysztof Wolek. In addition, he has received meaningful lessons from James Dillon, Chaya Czernowin, and Esa-Pekka Salonen. In 2016, he won ASCAP’s Morton Gould Young Composer award.

Since 2014, he has served as director of #Score Follower organization and channels. Currently Bejo teaches music composition and audio technology in Dallas U.S.

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