James Stroud

Classical Guitar Competition

June 4 - 7, 2020

presented in cooperation with the

Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival®

and the

Cleveland Institute of Music

Marco Sartor (Uruguay) Classical guitarist Marco Sartor is a top prize winner in numerous international competitions, including First Prizes at the JoAnn Falletta International Concerto Competition, the Schadt String Competition, and the Texas Guitar Competition. He has performed solo and chamber music recitals on three continents to critical and public acclaim, and appeared with orchestras such as the Buffalo Philharmonic, Virginia Symphony, Ann Arbor Symphony, Allentown Symphony, and SODRE in Uruguay.

Dr. Sartor has been invited to conduct numerous master classes, workshops, and lectures in the USA and abroad, and served as a juror for many music competitions. He has published various articles, columns, blogs, and liner notes for recordings, and started youth guitar programs at academies and preparatory schools in the USA and Uruguay. He has also served on the faculty for the college and high-school divisions of the New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida.

Marco Sartor is now Assistant Teaching Professor of Guitar at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Yale University, as well as degrees from the College of Charleston, and Carnegie Mellon University.

Artist's website: marcosartor.com