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ABQ Flamenco OFF Bailar al Cante Workshop (for Dancers, Guitarists, and Singers) 1 PM-2 PM
June 14, 2020 – June 19, 2020
CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Join our 6-day Bailar al Cante Workshop June 14th-19th from 1 PM-2 PM with special guest instructors from Spain! This flamenco workshop in Albuquerque is a must for any flamenco dancer, singer, or guitarist at any level! You will learn the relationship between the baile (flamenco dancing), the guitar, and the cante (flamenco singing). You will learn how to dance bulerías, tangos, and rumbas in a fiesta setting. This special workshop is accompanied by guitar and cante and is taught by celebrated flamenco guitarist Juani de la Isla, world-renowned singer Miguel Rosendo, and award-winning dancer Jesús Helmo Cortés.
Special Guest Instructors:
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. He returns for a second season with Casa Flamenca’s tablaos and our community workshop, Flamenco without Borders.
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.
Jesús Helmo Cortés was born in Cádiz, Spain and began his formal dance training when he was 9 years old. He has received training and has worked with numerous highly regarded flamenco bailaoresfrom 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. He has taught internationally all levels of flamenco classes and master classes. 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. He continues working in Madrid at different shows and teaching classes at the Amor de Dios Flamenco Academy.
$250 Registration Fee covers 6 days, June 14th-19th, 1 PM-2 PM. Register below with PayPal (*PayPal purchases include $7.55 PayPal fee per purchase*) or call 505-247-0622.