Guitar & Cante Overview Course

  • Overview course is open to all levels, especially beginners or aficionados, who do not understand how flamenco is organized and structured, and how the guitar, palmas, cante and dance fit together.
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FALL 2017, Oct 21-Nov 11, 2017


Flamenco Guitar and Cante Overview Course


Sat 1:00-2:30 pm (10/21-11/11/17, 4 classes) - requires minimum 4 people enrolled. If course does not run do to minimum enrollment, pre-payments will be refunded.

  • Open to all level guitarists with some exposure to flamenco
  • Dancers and Beginner Singers encouraged to participate to understand the flamenco music
  • The classes will present recorded examples of different toques and their related cantes, including different styles based on dance, or cante-only presentation, as well as traditional or modern styles
  • Simple guitar examples, technique exercises, palmas rudiments, hand-outs
  • Aficionados welcome

Course Syllabus

  1. Tangos, Rumba, Tientos/Farruca/Tarantos (10/7)
  2. 12-beat: Solea, Alegrias, Solea por bulerias (10/14)
  3. Bulerias (10/21)
  4. Seguiriyas/Guajiras/Peteneras (10/28)



Shetler Studios
244 W 54th St, Penthouse Floor (walk up from 12th Fl.) (betw B'way-8th Ave)
New York, NY 10019


Creative Cultural Center St. Veronica
149 Christopher St (betw Greenwich-Washington)
New York, NY 10014

Info: or 347-771-2440

4-pack, $160, no refunds or credit for missed classes
Walk-ins for 90 min. class, $45
All payments by PayPal must be prepaid. If paying by cash, bring exact change.

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