"IN 1981 members of the volunteer Carmel Bach Festival Chorus saw an opportunity to form their own independent chorus in order to keep singing during the rest of the year. Newly hired by Monterey Peninsula College, Sal Ferrantelli more or less fell into their laps as the ideal music director and conductor and I Cantori di Carmel was born. Ferrantelli came to MPC with a PhD in choral conducting, undergraduate and graduate degrees in music and a long history as an entertainer in his native San Diego. “I could play anything by ear, melody, harmony,” he told me. 'And I could sell a song.'"
>>Read the full interview with Sal at Performing Arts Monterey Bay