Free Concert - Fred Benedetti, Guitarist
3:00 PM - Saturday, November 28, 2015
One Hour

Fred Benedetti returns to the Visitor Center Theater for what will certainly be another outstanding performance on Saturday, November 28, at 3 p.m.  Fred has performed in the United States, England, Germany, the Czech Republic, Canada, Taiwan and Mexico and locally with theSan Diego Symphony, the San Diego Opera, the Starlight Opera, the American Ballet Company, the Old Globe Theatre, Luciano Pavarotti, and jazz artist Dave Brubeck. He is a full-time professor of music at Grossmont College where he is the head of the guitar studies program, and is chair of the guitar program at San Diego State University with colleauges George Svoboda, Robert Wetzel and Celin Romero. Fred is listed in the prestigious "Who's Who Among America's Teachers-2002" and received an "Outstanding Faculty Award" in 2001 from SDSU, the "NISOD" Excellence in Teaching award from the University of Texas at Austin in 1992 and an "Outstanding Chair" award in 1990 from Grossmont College.

This concert is part of the Park’s free concert series, designed to showcase Mission Trails Regional Park as San Diego’s premiere educational and recreational resources. Admission is free. More information about the free concert series at Mission Trails Regional Park, can be found at

Scheduled Concerts to date for 2015/16:

Nov 28 - Fred Benedetti, guitar
Dec 06 - Lucky's All-Stars - bluegrass
Dec 13 -Family Holiday Stories & Sing-A-Long, plus musicians from the School of African Arts
Dec 20 - Pomerado Brass Quintet
Jan 03 -  Danny Green Trio - jazz
Jan 17 -  Yale Strom - klezmer and Roma music
Jan 24 -  The Rounders - country western band
Feb 06 - Paivikki Nykter - violin, Cecilia Kim - cello
Feb 21 - Navy Band - tentative
Feb 28 - Diana Abed - accordian
Mar 06 - Many Strings - hammered dulcimer and guitar
Mar 20 - Peter Sprague, guitar
Apr 03 - San Diego Harp Society
Apr 17 - Lillian Palmer, vocalist
May 01 - Quartet Nouveau - string quartet
May 15 - Mary Lou Brandwein - Japanese Shakuhachi Flutes
Jun 05 - Caprice Strings
Jun 12 - San Diego Native American Flute Circle


Concert schedule subject to change.