Perfecto deCastro: 10 String Flamenco
Perfecto De Castro is the quintessential guitarist’s guitarist. Well-versed in a multitude of musical styles, his affinity with the instrument is evident in everything he does; from unleashing an emotion-laden solo with an overdriven electric guitar, to navigating complex musical counterpoint on his 10-string classical guitar.
Perf, as he is known to Filipino music fans, is best recognized as the original guitarist for 90s Pinoy Rock supergroup Rivermaya. He has produced platinum-selling albums by Wolfgang and Marc Velasco, lent his guitar wizardry to Philippine Music Icons Mike Hanopol and Francis M, and garnered awards such as NU 107’s Guitar of the Year as well as from Philippine Music organizations Awit and Katha.
Perfecto continues to pursue a diverse musical career which ranges from solo Classical and World music concerts performed on the 10-string classical and flamenco guitar, orchestral coalescence with the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra to hard hitting, down and dirty Rock N’ Roll.