In 2004, Nuss was taught privately with concert-pianist Andreas Frölich in Bonn, Germany and later changed teachers to Ilja Scheps as a youth-student. After high school, Nuss studied at the Hochschule für Musik Köln and graduated with a Bachelor in Music. He visited masterclasses there with Anatol Ugorski, Einar Steen-Nokleberg and Ragna Schirmer.
Through his success in German national music competition Jugend Musiziert, Nuss was invited to play concerts with the Youth Orchestra of North Rhine-Westphalia. He has played at the Cologne Philharmonic Hall, the Laeisz Concert Hall Hamburg and other such important concert halls since.
In 2006, Nuss received a stipendium from the Werner Richard - Dr. Carl Dörken Stiftung and played recitals and concerts with different orchestras of North Rhine-Westphalia. In 2008, he was chosen for "Best of NRW", which allowed him to play twelve concerts in diverse concert halls in North Rhine-Westphalia.
- 2003 Bernd Alois Zimmermann Prize of Erftstadt
- 2004 1st Place Jugend Musiziert with brother Jonathan Nuss
- 2005 1st Place for solo piano Jugend Musiziert (National Music Competition, Germany)
- 2005 1st Place Steinway Piano Competition in Hamburg
- 2006 1st Place Thürmer Piano Competition in Bochum
- 2006 1st Place International Piano Competition „Prix d´Amadeo de Piano“, Netherlands and Special Prize for best Mozart interpretation
- 2006 Beethoven Bonnensis reward of Bonn
- 2008 stipendiary of ´Best of NRW´
- 2009 exclusive Universal recording artist
- 2010 Nuss plays Uematsu
- 2012 Exotica
- "Musik aus der Konsole". Berliner Morgenpost. Nov 18, 2010. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- "Ein Spieler am Klavier". Die Zeit. Sep 29, 2010. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- "Benyamin Nuss macht Klassik aus der Konsole". News & Nachrichten. Feb 14, 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- Benyamin Nuss website,  (accessed 2010-03-13)