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NÈstor Benito Recital


September 8, 2004 :: No. 31

Who: Cal State Fullerton Department of Music
What: Néstor Benito, guest guitarist
in Recital and Master class
When: Master class: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004
Recital: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2004
Where: Master class: Thorsen Hall
Recital: Recital Hall
California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd. (Nutwood and State College Blvd.) Fullerton

Features an eclectic array works including Eduardo Falú’s “Argentine Suite,” Astor Piazzolla’s “Invierno Porteño” and “Verano Porteño” among others, and other selections by José Franchini, Fernando Bustamante, Osmar Maderna and himself.


Born in Buenos Aires, master guitarist Néstor Benito has studied guitar since his early childhood. From a very young age, Benito began playing at the most distinguished concert halls in Argentina. He’s been awarded the Honor of Merit by the Honduras Republic for “diffusing South American music to the world.” In 1993 he recorded his first CD entitled “Works” with compositions dedicated to Benito by José Franchini and Eduardo Falú. After the release of the CD, the American States Organization sponsored him in television broadcasts with the philharmonic orchestras of Berlin, New York and Mexico. His busy performance schedule has taken him to contries including Germany, France, Spain, United States, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Uruguay.

”Music, which knows no boundaries except for quality, has in Néstor Benito, a performer serving it with incomparable honesty and singular brilliance "

Admission: Master class: Advance sales $10 ($5 with advance Titan discount)
At the door all tickets $10
Recital: Advance sales $20 ($12 with advance Titan discount &
$9 with advance CSUF student discount)
At the door all tickets $20
Box Office:

Tickets available at the Performing Arts Center box office 657-278-3371. Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday and one hour prior to performance.

Internet: http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/events/
Media Contact:

Elizabeth Champion, College of the Arts at 657-278-2434


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