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Flamenco School Assembly Program

HISTORY, MUSIC & DANCE

Flamenco School Assembly: History, Music and Dance from Spain

Diego Alonso (M.A. Flamenco) presents "Flamenco History, Music & Dance" for school assembly programs in Miami, across the U.S. and Canada. This school assembly program is an interactive, educational, and bilingual performance on flamenco history, music and dance for elementary schools, high schools, universities and educational institutions. Diego's flamenco ensemble features world-class local and international flamenco guitarists, flamenco dancers, flamenco singers, percussionists and other musicians who are dedicated to multicultural music performance and education. We have given over 500 hundred energetic flamenco school assemblies since 2002.

Flamenco School Assembly Program

  • 45-60 minute lecture-style performance.

  • Bilingual presentation (Spanish-English).

  • Audience Participation.

  • Q&A

 

Topics

  • Spain: Music, Dance & History of Flamenco

  • Flamenco guitar, vocals, flamenco dance & percussion

  • Intersectional Topics (upon request): Flamenco & Cuban Music, Flamenco Fusion, Cultural Significance, Flamenco + Sociology, Traditional and Contemporary Flamenco Harmony, Flamenco + Gender Studies, Flamenco + Race & Ethnicity Studies, Flamenco + Jazz, Flamenco + Classical Music, Musicology and Ethnomusicology.

Flamenco School Assembly Ensembles

  • Trio: 1 guitarist, 1 guitarist/singer, and 1 flamenco dancer.

  • Quartet: 1 guitarist, 1 dancer,  1 singer & 1 percussionist.

  • Quintet: 1 guitarist, 2 dancers, 1 singer & 1 percussionist.

  • Sextet:  2 guitarists, 2 dancers, 1 singer & 1 percussionist.

  • Flamenco Latin Jazz Ensemble (quartet, quintet or sextet): 1 guitarist, 1 percussionist & 1 bassist + dancer(s), violin, brass, harmonica, wind &/or piano/keyboard players.

Audiences

  • Elementary schools (K-8).

  • High Schools (9-12).

  • Universities (assemblies, workshops, lectures, and master classes).

  • Other Educational Institutions.

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Technical Details

  • Setup: 20-45 minutes.

  • Takedown: 10-15 minutes.

  • Professional PA/Amplification, Cables, and Microphones provided by artists.

  • Small, wooden, dance floor ("tablao") provided upon request.

  • Lead musician arrives 30-60 minutes prior to start-time.

  • Lead musician works closely with your program coordinator and sound engineer.​

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"Diego is a fantastic teacher and guitarist. He is generous, patient, encouraging and effective. Diego has the ability to simplify difficult technique and break it down in simple terms. Diego has given me the key to succeed in this beautiful and challenging art form. I wholeheartedly recommend him!"

- Martin M. (M.A. Education, B.A. Guitar Performance)

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