Robert Salter began studying music at the age of 5 in the form of piano lessons in Savannah, GA. After a few years of study, his grandfather bought him a guitar and since then Robert has focused on being the best guitar player he can be. Robert has participated in masterclasses with many well known performers such as Grammy Award winner Jason Vieaux, along with Carlos Perez, Stephen Robinson, Andrew Zohn, and many others. He still remains an active member of the Classical Guitar community by participating in guitar festivals and competitions around the country. Robert received his undergraduate degree in guitar performance from East Carolina University studying under Dr. Elliot Frank, who specializes in music of South America. During this time, Robert was exposed to many Spanish and South American compositions that he still loves performing on a regular basis.
As a performer, Robert has played in several theater productions in Greenville, NC including Cabaret, Blood Brothers, 9 to 5, and Grease. He has also performed in the East Carolina University guitar ensemble, the Winston Salem Guitar Quartet, as well as his own guitar duos and solo performances.
Robert began his career as a teacher in 2011 during his undergraduate studies at East Carolina University. After receiving his Bachelor of Music degree from ECU, Robert moved to Winston Salem, NC to study at the University of North Carolina School of The Arts as the graduate teaching assistant for guitar. During this time, he taught high school students enrolled at UNCSA and taught younger students at the UNCSA Community Music School. After moving to the Atlanta area, Robert began teaching at Guitar Center in Kennesaw, GA. Today, he is living in Stone Mountain as he continues work on his Master of Music degree at Georgia State University.
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