Music at Pinewood: Dr. Ben Pila
Jan 21, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join noted guitarist Ben Pila in an intimate setting at historic Pinewood Estate on the grounds of Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. Benjamin Pila is the only classical guitarist ever named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts.
Pila is a Grand Prize winner of the Pacific Guitar Festival, the Tampa Bay Symphony Concerto Competition, and the University of Southern California Guitar Concerto Competition. He’s also performed the World Premiers of two guitar concerti: Michael Gilbertson’s Concerto for Guitar and Strings (2013) with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra and Troy Gifford’s Concertino (2003) with the Florida Southern College Orchestra.