Berto performs his composition "Mestiza" (Colombiana con silencio) at the Majestic Theater in Corvallis, Oregon. Berto performs on a 2000 cedar blanca flamenco guitar made by Shelton-Farretta who have been building guitars since 1969 in Portland, Oregon. Berto has performed in music and bands for over 25 years professionally.
Berto plays Castelnuovo-Tedesco op.143 at the Chintimini Chamber Music Festival 2017 on a custom double top cedar flamenco guitar built by Shelton-Farretta. Berto has been a professional full time musician for 25 years and previously booked music and bands for private parties, celebrity clients, and corporate events in Santa Barbara and is now living in Portland, Oregon where he is focused on concerts and recording.
A little history of Berto and his music. Berto has been playing flamenco guitar professionally for 25 years. He began his work as a music teacher and then ran two music booking companies (BertoFlamenco Productions and Boyd Music Services) where he booked music and bands for private parties, celebrity clients and many corporations. Currently, is the Artistic Director of the Corvallis Guitar Society and the musical Director of Flamenco Pacifico.
Excerpt from Avalon Suite for Flamenco guitar and orchestra with Jose Luis and orchestra at Miami Dade Auditorium.