Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, 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 ensemble recitals in three continents to critical and public acclaim and appeared as a soloist with orchestras such as the Virginia Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Ann Arbor Symphony and Allentown Symphony among others. His debut solo recording for Fleur de Son Classics, “Red,” has received rave reviews and been broadcast on national radio.
Dr. Marco Sartor serves as Assistant Teaching Professor of Music at Wake Forest University, and has previously served on the faculty of the New World School of the Arts in Miami, FL. He has offered numerous masterclasses, lectures and workshops in universities and conservatories in the USA and abroad, and has implemented successful guitar programs at the Carnegie Mellon Music Preparatory School in Pittsburgh, PA and the Charleston Academy of Music in Charleston, SC. He has as well adjudicated for various music competitions and published featured articles and columns on technique and musicianship. Marco Sartor holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Yale University, and has also received degrees from the College of Charleston and Carnegie Mellon University.
Marco Sartor is an Augustine Strings Artist.