Sergei Bassehes was born in China of Russian parents. At 14, he emigrated to South America and for four years resided in Santiago, Chile. His involvement with music began there as a bass player in several bands featuring ethnic Russian, Gypsy and South American styles of music. His involvement with the classical guitar started in San
Francisco upon hearing a concert by Andrés Segovia.
He taught himself to read music and then went to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he introduced himself to the Chair of Classical Guitar who took him on as a student. He later moved to New York, where he became a protégé of Vladimir Bodri, a close friend and promoter of Andrés Segovia.
For the past decade, he has been living, performing and teaching on the Mendocino coast.
Weddings and special occasions to the sound of Classical guitar; add a touch of class to your special event. Let Sergei create a romantic musical ambiance to your wedding, anniversary, birthday party or just a dinner for your friends and acquaintances.
Sergei has a repertoire that spans the music of European, Spanish, and South American composers. Such as music Issac Albania, Antonio Lauro, Hector Villa-Lobos, Joaquin Turina, Manuel de Falla, Joaquin Rodrigo, G. Frescobaldi, Scarlatti, S. Bach and others.
This knowledge of various periods and styles enables him to create a particular musical blend for every event. He can perform as a featured musician or play background music to enhance the experience of your wedding, dinner or other type of gathering.