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Classical Music

Video: Classical Guitarist Valerie Hartzell Performs

Watch two mesmerizing performances by a virtuoso artist.


In the video below, classical guitarist Valerie Hartzell, member of the all-female Presti Trio and director of the Classical Minds Guitar Institute, performs Agustin Barrios Mangore’s “Oracion por Todos” in the Geary Studio.

Hartzell also talked about the history of the classical guitar (and its future) with Houston Public Media’s Dacia Clay on Classical Classroom. Listen here. To hear her talk with HPM’s St. John Flynn about the Classical Minds Guitar Festival and Competition, go here.


In this video, Hartzell performs Francisco Tarrega’s “Maria.”

Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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