Classical guitarist to perform in Hillsboro this month

Music lovers will have several opportunities to hear Elizabeth Busch, a classical guitarist and songwriter from California, later this month.

Busch will perform at Java Jays on the Tabor College campus at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.?The public is welcome to attend and enjoy this afternoon performance.

At 7:30 p.m. she will do a show at Little Pleasures in downtown Hillsboro.?Donations will be taken at this performance.

Copies of her latest CD recording, ?Consecrated: Songs Along the Journey,? will be available for purchase at each of these venues.

A performance also is planned for Parkside Homes at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in the congregate dining room.

Busch is the granddaughter of Estaline Quiring, a resident of the congregate building.

Fusing her classical background with her love for the simplicity of folk music, Busch has created heartfelt songs on the themes of life, God, love, sorrow and thankfulness.

Audiences have described her music as peaceful, meditative and worshipful.

Busch received her bachelor?s degree in music from Colorado Christian University and her master?s in music from the University of Southern California.

She embarked upon a successful career playing and teaching classical guitar, performing at various venues throughout Los Angeles and northern California and released her first CD, ?Romance de la Guitarra: Music of Spain and Latin America,? in May 2008.