Gerry Saulter: Music Department Associate Professor, Director of Private Instruction
Gerry Saulter is a renowned solo guitarist and founding member of the multi award winning flute and guitar ensemble, Serenade Duo. With flutist Michelle LaPorte, Mr. Saulter performs concerts throughout the United States and Europe. Featured venues include Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the American Church in Paris, US and New Zealand Embassies in Paris, the International School of Paris, St. Lawrence Jewry / Guild Hall in London, St. John’s Church in Stratford London, St. Ann’s Church Dublin, and the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico in San Juan. In addition to concerts featuring Serenade Duo, Mr. Saulter has performed in numerous solo concerts, chamber music recitals, and musical theatre productions. He has also appeared on television with PBS/WLIW, News 12 Long Island and KCTU.
Mr. Saulter is proud to perform on guitars crafted by Dieter Hopf and Jose Ramirez. In addition, Mr. Saulter is an endorsed artist of Alhambra Guitars, playing a Luthier India model handcrafted by Javier Mengual and Jose Margarit. He is also an endorsed D’Addario Artist, playing D’Addario Strings exclusively on all his instruments. As a recording artist he can be heard on Centaur Records.
Gerry Saulter is an Associate Professor, Director of Private Instruction, and serves as the Deputy Chairperson of the Music Division at Five Towns College, New York. Professor Saulter is also the Founder/Artistic Director of the Annual Fall Festival of Guitar at the college. As a result of his dedication to higher learning, Mr. Saulter was inducted into the teacher’s National Honor Society, Phi Sigma Eta. Mr. Saulter is currently a member of the Guitar Foundation of America and has been published in the organization’s magazine, Soundboard. In addition, he was a contributing writer for 20th Century Guitar Magazine with a monthly column entitled The Classical Corner.