Continued: Guitar festival
Sartor received degrees from the College of Charleston and Carnegie Mellon University. He studied with Robert Ravera, Mario Paysee and Eduardo Fernandez in Uruguay and Marc Regnier and James Ferla in the U.S. Current projects include the recording of his debut CD for the Fleur de Son label and upcoming performances with the Buffalo Philharmonic and the SODRE Orchestra in Uruguay.
A USC alumna, Marina Alexandra was awarded a scholarship in music and a graduate fellowship in guitar to continue her studies with Berg, who described her as “technically gifted and musically inspired.” She completed her Masters of Music in guitar performance in 2001. She also founded the Guitar Muse Concert Series in Columbia and released her first CD, “Timeless Enchantment,” which includes the music of different time periods (from Baroque to modern).
Alexandra is an active performer and promoter of classical guitar. Her performances have been featured in venues such as Piccolo Spoleto, the S.C. State Museum, Wingate University, USC Aiken, Art Festival of North Charleston, Columbia College, Wofford College, Allentown radio and Brookgreen Gardens concert series. She has led guitar programs in the Community Music Program at the USC School of Music, Wingate University in North Carolina and USC Aiken.