CANTE Basilio Georges
SUMMER 2017, July 20-Aug 24, 2017
All Flamenco Latino Guitar Group & Private Classes held at
244 W 54th St, Penthouse Floor (walk up from 12th Fl.) (betw B'way-8th Ave)
New York, NY 10019
Thurs., 6:30-7:30 pm
Take elevator to 12th Fl. Guitar classes will be one flight up on Penthouse Floor. Look on the electronic displays for the exact Penthouse Studio room number.
Etiquette: Be on time, studio rentals will not go over the prepaid time. No warming up in any public area of Shetler Studios or building hallways.
Cante Class info: email@example.com or 347-771-2440
Thurs Classes, 6-pack $144
Check out samples from Basilio's CD
Visit Basilio's ReverbNation Page to hear music from a career spanning over 40 years.
PLEASE READ BOTH RATES/SCHEDULE AND TERMS CAREFULLY
6:30-7:30 pm (7/20-8/24/17 6 classes)
Beginners are encouraged to join this class, pay attention to breathing and interval exercises, and follow the group or just listen. We break out the cantes in very small portions with great detail. In 4-6 weeks a Beginner should get the idea of the routines and methods.
- impostación flamenco
- vocalizing using exercises to develop flamenco sound and embellishment
- cantes are demonstrated and lyrics plus mp3s are distributed for study
- students work independently on various cantes and receive 10-15 min. coaching and correction in front of rest of the class
In this course, students will learn the basics of flamenco singing, emphasizing diaphragmatic breathing and voice placement or “impostación.” The class will start building upon basic cante repertoire such as sevillanas, tangos,fandangos and rumbas. The class will also focus on flamenco rhythms and handclapping, flamenco scales and terminology so students can communicate in the traditional lingo with guitarists and flamenco dancers.
Lyrics and translations of the “letras” will be provided. The course is
taught in English, and no previous knowledge of music or Spanish is
required. It is ideal for people who want to deepen their understanding of flamenco music or for flamenco dancers who want to broaden their experience of this art form.
BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE
Basilio is well-versed in many cantes and has sung for the Palo Series and American Bolero Dance Company. With his background as a guitarist, he concentrates on cante styles which are well suited to accompany dance. As a musician, he is able to exact the details of floreos (embellishments), and break out a set version of a cante phrase by phrase, so the student learns to sing an authentic version in rhythm.
PLEASE NOTE: The price for Private Cante 4-pack has increased to $240.00 (6/1/17).