Type: Solo Guitarist
Sasha plays a huge variety of pieces from many genres, Spanish, Classical, folk, 60’s and 70’s popular tunes and originals.
Sasha has a Diploma of Performance Music from Auckland University where he studied with Gunter Herbig for three years. He then spent a year with the renowned musicians Miles and Margaret Jackson before travelling abroard to Europe Canada and Venezuela to continue his studies with the guitar master Celso Machado. Sasha is especially grateful for his teacher and mentor Emile Bibobie who nurtured and inspired him in his formative years.
He has performed in a variety of ensembles as well as his own solo classical concerts. Sasha teaches guitar from home, plays for people’s weddings with Natarani Theobald on the cello (as well as solo) and arranges house concerts. Sasha has been a professional musician in Auckland for seven years.
Sasha is well known in Auckland having played in major hotels such as The Sheraton, The Centra Hotel and The Stamford Plaza as well as business functions for clients such as the Phillips-Fox and Simpson Grierson Law firms, Air New Zealand, Waitakere and Auckland City Councils. Sasha also plays for countless private functions.
Ideal for: background for wedding, birthday, business function garden party, and concert.
El Marabino by Antonio Lauro
Natalia by Antonio Lauro
5 Preludes by Heitor Villa Lobos
Maria Luisa: Mazurka by Julio Sagreras
The Sound of Bells by Joao Teixeira
Garota De Ipanema (The Girl From Ipanema) by Antonio Carlos Jobim
Corcovado by Antonio Calos Jobim
Morenita Do Brazil by Jose Ferrer
Taberna Vieja – Tango
Tango in A minor
Tango by Isaak Albeniz
Asturius by Isaak Albeniz
Danza Espanola by Fernando Rodrigez
Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Tarrega
Se Ella Preguntar
Celeste y Blanco by Hector Ayala
Caliope by Julio Sagreras
Ghriribizzo by Nicolo Paganini
Sueno, By Jose Vinas
Vals Espanol by Jose Ferrer
Gaucho - Samba
Romanza: Composer Anon
and many more..................
Yes thank you Sash was incredible !
Thanks Robyn Sasha was delightful and absolutely perfect for the occasion Cheers Trisha
Thanks Robyn and Sasha was great. He had a great night and he was a great addition to the event.
Renewal of Wedding vows
I have heard that everyone was great!
Crackerjack Promotions Ltd
Thanks for your email. Sasha did a wonderful job. We were very happy with his performance. I only wish i could have heard more of it as i was having photos and only caught the last part. Have had lots of positive comments from the guests though so please pass on my thanks and appreciation to Sasha.
Hi Pete and Robyn,
Many thanks for your assistance in arranging the entertainment for our client's events in Auckland and Wellington last week.
At Auckland, Sasha and Alan were very professional, excellent performers and really well received by our guests. Alan even made one guest scream! :-)
At the Wellington event, Anton had similar positive feedback.
Thanks again - your service was great and we'll be sure to contact you when we are organising future events in NZ!
Liz Waters // Event Producer
Nectar Creative Communications
Sasha was magnificent and a huge hit. Everything went well.
Thank you for organising this and sorry it was so last minute. Much appreciated.
I am sure we will use Pete McGregor Entertainment in the future.
I just wanted to pass on my sincere thanks to Sasha. He created a wonderful atmosphere for my party. He was polite, gracious and totally professional throughout.
Please pass on my thanks again to him.
He was fantastic. We will most certainly be in touch again.
Sorry I haven't been back to you sooner, I have been away on my honeymoon and it's been abit crazy since I got back!
Sasha was wonderful, the music was perfect for the venue and he was all round a really nice guy. I would certainly recommend him and your company to others.
Once we have our wedding photo's back I will send through a couple of good ones for Sasha to see and use as you like.
Once again thank you for making this part of the wedding a breeze for James and I
All the best
As usual your artists were great value.
We had a successful 4 days
They were both brilliant and our guests really enjoyed them. Thanks for arranging this.
Yes we had a wonderful evening and Sasha provided excellent
entertainment. Thankyou for arranging this for us.
Carolyn and Barry Deed
All your musicians were great. We would have no hesitation in using them all again in the future.
Chancery Body Corporate
Hi Pete. The event went very well and Sasha was a perfect addition to it.
Thanks ,Nancy Yopp NZ Bio
Sasha was a great success. Thanks
Sasha was fantastic!
Thanks very much.
On behalf of the Bay of Islands Festival Trust a wholehearted thank you, Sasha. The community loved your concert and we are still buzzing with excitement and satisfaction after the performance!
It has been a pleasure to host you again at the Festival and to work with Pete McGregor Entertainment to make it possible. It is my hope we may do the same again before too long.
Please pass this on to Sasha. We enjoyed him very much.
Both Sasha and Mojave we wonderful. Sasha really added a nice extra for to the event. Thank all of them for the great performances.
Yes, thank you very much. We had an amazing day and all the acts were
fantastic. They really added to our special day. Sasha was also perfectly on time and entertained well with his beauiful music and fun personality while the
bridal party were away on a photo shoot, and also later as the guests were
seated in the marquee. Absolutely brilliant!
We have sent formal thank yous to you and the acts. please could you forward
the cards to the appropriate acts, as we do not have their individual
addresses. The envelope with these cards has been sent from the Cook Islands
today, and should arrive in less than ten days.
Thank you for everything!
Best Wishes, Clare and Greg
Many thanks, all performers were great, managed to see robyn and sasha perform on saturday but didn't have a chance to see heartstrings, but from all feedback they were great.
Auckland City Council Events
Peter my apologies for not getting to you first.
A million thanks for everything you were all wonderful.
and our thanks to Sasha also - I would be thrilled to give any recommendations to any enquires you have.
I will be in touch as soon as I have another function requiring musicians.
Thanks so much, Sasha was just amazing, we and our guest's loved him. He
is a wonderful artist but also a lovely person to have around on such a
special day. His music was just perfect for the setting that we had
chosen, the ambiance created by the music and environment made for a
Donna and Steve.
Sasha was very satisfactory for the occasion, he not only performed well, but joined in the ceremony too, adding to the celebration of the occasion.
Gordon & Madina
We enjoyed a very successful work dinner at the Zoo. Sasha was perfect for
the occasion and everyone enjoyed his background guitar music (perhaps even
the lions at The Lion Shelter!). After moving on to The Old Elephant House
for our meal, Sasha again fitted into the atmosphere perfectly, creating a
very relaxing mood, perfect throughout our meal. We would definitely
Thanks Pete. Please feel free to add our feedback to your website.
Leigh, Kevin Oldham (Director) and the Environment & Planning team at
Yes, we thoroughly enjoyed our Flamenco Guitarist - he is incredibly talented and his music was much appreciated by all that attended. Yet another successful Christmas party.
Liz Collings (David Greer Music)
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