About Stephen Bennett
Whether playing his great-grandfather's harp guitar, his 1930 National Steel or a standard 6-string, Stephen Bennett is a musician to hear. His playing has won awards and critical praise. In live performance and on record, his diverse musical influences and interests are joined with a lifelong love affair with the sound of guitar strings.
Widely regarded as one of the most respected fingerstyle guitarists of his generation, Stephen Bennett is also an acknowledged master of the harp guitar, a challenging teacher, a gifted composer, and a performer of great sensitivity.
Stephen has traveled the world and performed with the best. From California to Maine, Texas to Tennessee, around Europe, Canada, Australia and Japan, Stephen has played all sorts of venues and events. He has released many recordings of music, along with DVDs, books and other instructional materials – and is always working on something new.
Listening to Stephen’s music, it’s clear that his work is the product of both mind and heart, intellectually challenging and emotionally satisfying. It is deeply personal, even as it is universal.
About Quentin Callewaert
Quentin Callewaert's stunning mastery of the guitar at the age of 14 has been known to elicit simultaneous reactions of jaw-dropping awe and aural bliss. Playing a combination of classical, traditional, contemporary and popular material, as well as original compositions, he has shared the stage with numerous established musicians and is working on a full performance schedule of his own.
One look, one listen and it’s clear that QC is embarking on an exciting journey. We welcome him to the Crossroads stage with open arms!