Bennie studied at Duquesne University School of Music and additional course at Berklee School of Music. Has an extensive piano and vocal repertoire consisting of Classical, Jazz, New Age, Standards, Showtunes, Elton John, Billy Joel, the Beatles, just to name a few. He is a songwriter with over two hundred original songs. He has backed up such artists as Beatlemania, Little Anthony, Eddie Arnold, Diana Ross Show Revue. Was the keyboardist for the show band “Pinoy”.