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The BRINDAMOS FLAMENCO collective organizes flamenco teaching (guitar/ dance/ singing/ palmas) as well as international and Finnish performances. Collective focuses on interactive and communicative tablaoflamenco. Teaching emphasizes cooperation between dancer, guitarist, singer and palmer, and most of all knowledge rhythm and structures.

The Collective regularly organizes BRINDAMOS FLAMENCO clubs starred by the top Spanish artists, as well as Brindamos Finlandia clubs focusing on domestic artists. It is also possible to order performances for private events.

Any further questions, information about singing and guitar classes etc.:
brindamos@brindamosflamenco.com

DANCE


BASIC LEVEL


On this course the focus is on footwork and rhythm, which is the basis of flamenco. We will also study body-related issues from the music point of view. We will learn how to perceive the structure of dance and the relationship with music.

SCHEDULE:
THU 20.00 – 21.00 hrs

PLACE:
AT, Alexander Theater, Bulevardi 23

PRICE:
290 € (Including VAT 24%)

Spring lessons start at week 2 and end in week 22. Winter holiday 22.2. – 1.3. Places are filled in the order of registration.

REGISTRATION code: Tanssi alkeet
Read further details about registration down below.


TablaoCombo 1 & 2


In TablaoCombo, dancers, guitarists and singers meet. The course teaches the legalities and grammar of improvisation-based flamenco. The goal is to truly communicate with flamenco. Palmas sessions are a compulsory part of the whole course.  

TablaoCombo Intermediate Level (Tablaocombo 1) can be participated everybody dominating the flamenco basics. The Advanced level follow-up (Tablaocombo 2) requires one-year TablaoCombo studies or other equivalent skills. The content of TablaoCombo 2 is closely linked to the contents of the BRINDAMOS FLAMENCO  intensive courses. During the season, students form their own appearing assemblies.

SCHEDULE:
Tablacombo 1
MON 18.30 – 19.30 hrs Palmas (DM)
WED  19.30 – 21.00 hrs Dance Class (AT)

Tablaocombo 2
MON 18.30 – 19.30 hrs  Palmas (DM)
MON 19.30 – 21.00 hrs Dance Class (DM)

PLACE:
DM, Dance Makers, Aleksis Kivi Street 34
AT, Alexander Theater, Bulevardi 23

PRICE:
780 € (Including VAT 24%)

Spring lessons start at week 2 and end in week 22. Winter holiday 22.2. – 1.3. Places are filled in the order of registration.

REGISTRATION code: Tablaocombo 1 or 2
Read further details about registration down below.


BRINDAMOS FLAMENCO – por Bulerias al golpe (2019)


Intensive courses with Spanish top professionals will continue in the spring of 2019 with three consecutive SAT-SUN courses. Dancers will receive a complete bulerias al golpe. Material can be used in fin de fiesta as well as in the final of baile por alegrias or soleá etc. You can also participate to a single period. The courses are held in the spacious halls of the Alexander Theater.

SCHEDULE:

PERIOD 1
SAT 12.1. 11.00 – 13.00 hrs
SUN 13.1. 12.00 – 14.00 hrs
(AZAHARA HERRERA)

PERIOD 2
SAT 9.3. 11.00 – 13.00 hrs
SUN 10.3. 12.00 – 14.00 hrs
(TBA)

PERIOD
SAT 4.5. 11.00 – 13.00 hrs
SUN 5.5. 12.00 – 14.00 hrs
(JOSE VIÑAS)


PLACE:
Alexander Theater, Bulevardi 23

PRICE:
360 € (Including VAT 24%)
140 € / period (incl. VAT 24%)

Spring lessons start at week 2 and end in week 22. Winter holiday 22.2. – 1.3. Places are filled in the order of registration.

REGISTRATION code:
tanssi BRINDAMOS FLAMENCO tiiviskurssi (dance)
laulu BRINDAMOS FLAMENCO tiiviskurssi (singing)
Read further details about registration down below.


PALMAS


In palmas / rhythmic classes, we learn how to play flamenco rhythms by hand and foot. In addition to the basics of flamenco morphology, the lessons include exercises that improve hand-foot coordination and accompaniment of dance & music.

Palmas courses are highly recommended for all singers, dancers and guitarists. The courses are divided to either dance or music accompaniment. Courses are suitable for all levels.

SCHEDULE:
Palmas for Dancers
MON 18.30 – 19.30 hrs (DM)

Palmas for musicians
SAT 12.30 – 13.30 hrs (KM)

PLACE:
DM, Dance Makers, Aleksis Kiven katu 34
KM, Central Helsinki Music Institute, Helsinginkatu 3-5

PRICE:
380 € (incl. VAT 24%)

Spring lessons start at week 2 and end in week 22. Winter holiday 22.2. – 1.3. Places are filled in the order of registration.

REGISTRATION code:
Palmas tanssijoille (Palmas for Dancers )
Palmas muusikoille (Palmas for musicians)
Read further details about registration down below.


REGISTRATION


You can register for the courses by sending contact information (name, email, phone number) and the desired course at brindamos@brindamosflamenco.com. Payment information and other necessary information will be sent to the registered mail as a confirmation e-mail. The season can be paid in 1 – 3 installments.

Registration is mandatory for the whole spring season. Registration is revoked only against a medical certificate. Clases canceled by the organizing party will be replaced primarily by re-organized schedule. Pupil’s own absences from weekly classes can be replaced at the other weekly classes. Absences should be replaced during the same semester. The intensive courses do not have the option of reimbursement.

REGISTRATION


BRINDAMOS FLAMENCO -courses for beginners
TUE – THU 12.-14.6.2018

Everyone interested in learning flamenco is welcome. No previous experience needed. You can also try several subjects of flamenco (dance/singing/ guitar). All courses will guide you through essentials and common theory. These courses will give you a good basis for studying & experiencing flamenco.

Our teachers Taija Robalta and Otso Krunasta have professional education acquired in Spain and knowledge of international standards of teaching flamenco.

Courses will take place at the Alexander Theatre.

DANCE
19.00 – 20.00 hrs.
Any appropriate shoes for tapping and clothing for sweaty dancing should be brought to the sporty course. All material is in close contact with music. This course gives you a good start for studying flamenco dancing.

SINGING
18.00 – 19.00 hrs.
This course examines the essentials of flamenco singing. A recorder and note equipment should be brought. This course gives a good start for studying flamenco singing.

GUITAR
17.00 – 18.00 hrs.
A recorder, note equipments and a nylon stringed guitar should be brought in to this basic-level course. This course gives you a good start for studying flamenco guitar.

Place: Alexander Theatre, Bulevardi 23, Helsinki
Price: 90€ per 1 course / 170€ per 2 courses / 230 per 3 courses
Registration and additional information: brindamosflamenco@gmail.com