Ben Schenstead is a guitarist
based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Known mainly for his
classical guitar and Latin repertoire, Ben also plays steel-string,
electric and contemporary pop/jazz styles. In addition to performing at a wide range of events,
Ben also enjoys teaching lessons at his music studio in Saskatoon.
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for your special event, or interested in guitar lessons, Ben Schenstead
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Guitar Lessons - electric & acoustic, all styles
"The unique rhythms of percussion, complex guitar
strumming, and Spanish flare charmed and inspired the audience.
He also gave everyone a taste of his own upbeat and
contemporary Latin style compositions. Ben certainly wrapped up the lecture
series on a high note."
-Centre for Continuing Education, U of R
“very impressive… eclectic …Schenstead is a technically
whistle-clean, tasteful artist…well-sprung rhythms and solid lyrical
-Winnipeg Free Press
"...your version of my piece [Valse des Loges] is really
gorgeous and I loved it. It's probably the best version I've
heard of it till now. Bravo...All best in your music. And
congratulations again. You're a man of taste."
-Roland Dyens, composer, Professor of Guitar, Conservatoire
National Supérieur de Musique de Paris
-Dr. Lynn Channing, Professor of Music, University of Regina
"wonderful, warm tone and yet with clarity and depth
of tone. A flawless technique almost hidden by gorgeous colours, long
lines and sensuous phrases. His music draws you into the very core
of your being."