2nd ABQ Flamenco Off 6-Day Workshop: Bailar al Cante with Live Cante-Guitar
June 12 @ 1:00 pm – June 17 @ 1:00 pm
Don’t miss this opportunity to study under one of Casa Flamenca’s artists-in-residence visiting from Spain! Casa Flamenca is proud to offer you a 6-day workshop of flamenco bailar al cante classes featuring live cante and guitar with world-renowned flamenco dancer Helmo Cortés, singer Miguel Rosendo and guitarist Juani de la Isla. All skill levels welcome.
Dates: Sunday, June 12th – Friday, June 17th daily from 1PM-2PM.
Registration Fee: $175 plus service fees covers 6 one-hour classes.
We are offering 4 exciting 6-day flamenco workshops June 12-17:
- Guitar with Juani de la Isla
- Cante (Singing) with Miguel Rosendo
- Baile (Dance Technique) with Helmo Cortés
- Bailar al Cante (Dance with Live Singing and Guitar Accompaniments) with Helmo Cortés, Miguel Rosendo and Juani de la Isla
All our workshops are taught by our world-renowned flamenco artists-in-residence visiting from Spain. Our workshops are limited spaces, so register now before spaces fill up!
Jesús Helmo Cortés was born in Cádiz, Spain and began his formal dance training when he was 9 years old. He has received training from and has worked with numerous highly regarded flamenco bailaores from Cádiz, Jerez, and Sevilla. Jesús studied at the Conservatory of Dance of Cádiz with a concentration in Baile Flamenco, also venturing into other styles such as the Escuela Bolera, contemporary or stylized dance. A highlight of his professional career includes the National Award for Alegrías Dance of the Perla de Cádiz (2002) when he was only 18 years old. He has also won numerous awards and distinctions including being a 2019 finalist at the Flamenco Puro (“Pure Flamenco”) of Turín at the Jerez Festival and the 2019 silver medalist of the Aula de Flamencología from the city of Cádiz. Currently, he is part of bailaor Eduardo Guerrero’s dance company, with whom he completed a 2018 tour throughout the United States.
Miguel Rosendo, cantaor from Cádiz, was born in Barrio de la Viña, famed for being steeped in the art of flamenco and flamenco cante. Miguel performs in the most popular flamenco tablaos in Madrid, Barcelona, and Seville and is known for his powerful, rhythmic voice, unique in its resonant quality and echo. He has been the singer for many major companies such as Cristina Hoyos, Manuela Carrasco, Pastora and Israel Galvan, Juan and Pilar Ogalla, Javier Baron, Andres Pena, and Javier La Torre amongst many others. He performs regularly in Sara Baras productions, participates in the grandest events and festivals in Spain, and tours worldwide.
Juani de la Isla is a world-renowned flamenco guitarist from Isla San Fernando in southern Spain. He began his musical education studying with the great flamenco singer Rafael Romero, has been a student of the celebrated flamenco guitarist Manolo Sanlúcar, and has also been trained in the gypsy flamenco style of Morón – a small pueblo in the heart of Andalusia’s flamenco country. He has accompanied and composed for some of the greatest flamenco artists of this century. For over a decade, he was Musical Director for the popular flamenco singer “El Barrio”. His recording career includes participation on more than 100 albums with some of Spain’s finest flamenco artists as well as his solo CD, Libertad en Mis Manos.