Xianix Barrera Flamenco-Cante for Dancers with Alfonso Cid

EL BARRIO’S ARTSPACE-LOWER LEVEL, 215 East 99th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues), New York, NY 10029

CANTE FOR DANCERS - All Levels - Mondays @5pm

In this fun and interactive class taught by cantaor and flautist Alfonso Cid you will learn the letras (lyrics) of traditional cante for various palos while also learning how to accompany with palmas, the rhythmic hand-clapping in flamenco. No singing experience is necessary. Students will learn the basics of flamenco singing, emphasizing diaphragmatic breathing and voice placement or “impostación.” You will learn about flamenco scales, history of the palo and musical terminology. Guest guitarist Greg Melnick also joins us to accompany the class.

NEW STUDENT SPECIAL 5 CLASS PACK: $100 SINGLE CLASS: $27 5 CLASS PACK: $125 10 CLASS PACK: $240 20 CLASS PACK: $470