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“…to describe Sartor’s performance as sublime fails to give it justice… was phenomenal demonstrating great dexterity and masterful fingerwork. His nimble fingers danced on the strings as the performance exuded immense passion… the audience recognized the tremendous feat they had just witnessed giving a rousing ovation… he was mind-blowingly fantastic.” Jan 2014 – Leader-Post, Canada. […]

“Sartor’s playing was characterized by the smoothness and assurance of his technique that seemed almost casual, even in difficult moments. This contributed to the artist’s natural shaping of the musical line and the grace of the rapid figurations in the first movement… the most intimate view of Sartor’s nimble fingering, fluent long runs, and wonderfully […]

“se ha revelado como un guitarrista maduro, de una notable musicalidad y de una escuela técnica admirable. Su digitación es limpia… su enfoque musical en cada obra es sumamente interesante y su sonido es, además de cautivante, equilibrado…exploró con acertada dinámica un amplio rango de matices sonoros en su instrumento, logrando una línea melódica genuina, […]

“excellent projection and mature musicianship…brilliant…displayed a large, warm sound…and dramatic sense of phrasing” Morning Call, Allentown, PA.     “Sartor’s playing was excellent; secure, controlled and confident.” Free-Times, Columbia, SC     “asombró… increíble refinamiento estético-digital” Revista Sinfónica, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Upcoming Soundboard Article

Check out the upcoming Fall issue (Vol.39 No.4) of Soundboard magazine of the Guitar Foundation of America. The issue is devoted to technique, and Marco discusses methods for effective exercise practice.

Charleston Academy of Music Masterclass

From PostAndCourier.com The Charleston Academy of Music held its annual Summer Camp June 17-22. The weeklong camp introduced students of piano, strings and guitar to ensemble playing. Also, Yuriy Bekker and Marco Sartor held master classes for strings and guitar students. The camp culminated in a short concert at the College of Charleston Simons Center Recital […]

Recital in Uruguay with José Lemos

On August 5, Marco and José Lemos performed for a full “Sala Verdi” in Uruguay. The recital was part of the series “La Escena Vocal,” and included British and Brazilian songs. They were joined by percussionist German Gorostiaga.

Friedmann Thesis Prize at the Yale School of Music

Marco was recently awarded the Friedmann Thesis Prize at the Yale School of Music, “for a Master of Musical Arts thesis notable for its distinguished research, original perspective, in-depth engagement with its subject, and well-crafted presentation.” In the picture with him are Robert Blocker (Dean of the Yale School of Music), Matthew Welch (composer, also […]