Guitars and Gateaux perfomer to pay homage to classical music

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By Kirsten Laskey

Benjamin Silva became a guitarist accidentally. He stumbled upon his mother’s guitar and began playing. What started out as a random meeting with an instrument has turned into a 20-year career.The communtiy can hear Silva at work during the upcoming Guitars and Gateaux concert, which will be held Thursday.Silva said he would be presenting classical guitar music; the theme of the program is “Homage to Europe and America.” He explained the music is paying homage to classical music from Spain, South America and France.Although Silva said the theme “just kind of came about,” he added he was interested in the connections the pieces he will be performing have to other musical works.Plus, “(It’s) music that I love; I’m excited about playing,” Silva said.

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