Ronald James Alexander (1961-1990) received a Master of Music Degree at
the University of California at Davis, and, at the time of his death, was enrolled
in the Ph.D. program in musicology at Stanford University. An avid sports enthusiast
and versatile musician, he studied classical guitar and lute at California State
University at Sacramento.
Guitarist and lutist Richard Savino is
active as featured performer, concerto soloist, and accompanist. His recordings
include a collection of monodies by Barbara Strozzi with soprano Emanuela Galli and
Ensemble Gallilei (Stradivarius, Milano). He is presently Professor of Music at the
California State University at Sacramento.