Flamenco Dance Performance at Wharton Music Center
Monday, March 11, 2013 • 3:11pm
Join the flamenco craze as Wharton Music Center presents Flamenco Fire, a dance concert featuring flamenco dancers Laura Rose Triano and Krystina Cardenas on Saturday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights. Accompanying the dancers are musicians Ivan Max on guitar and David Adasse on guitar and percussion. The concert is open to the public. Tickets are $10 and available at the door.
Ms. Triano has studied and performed for many years both in Spain and the U.S. She has studied with world renowned flamenco artists such as Rocio Molina, Mercedes Ruiz, and Omayra Amaya. She has performed flamenco in tablaos (cafes) in Madrid and Seville and the gypsy caves of Granada as well as in Spanish restaurants and clubs throughout New York City and New Jersey.
Laura Triano will be leading a flamenco workshop at Wharton Music Center beginning April 3 through May 22. The workshop for beginners will focus on all aspects of flamenco dance including arms, hands, feet, body, and attitude. Experienced dancers are welcome. For more information, call 908 790-0700.
Wharton Music Center, located at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights, provides music, theater, and dance instruction, educational programs, and performances for children, teens, and adults. WMC’s dance department under the direction of Rachel Falis includes dance classes in modern, jazz, ballet, and hip hop as well as choreography. In addition to instruction in all instruments and voice, WMC offers classes in musical theater, drama, choral music, vocal music, music theory, audio recording, early childhood music, and music for children with special needs. Offering a range of musical genres including classical, rock, jazz, and blues, WMC is one of New Jersey’s largest independent non-profit community music centers serving students in Union, Morris, Essex, Somerset, Middlesex, and surrounding counties.
WMC offers orchestral and ensemble music education for grades 3 through 12 through New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) located at 570 Central Avenue in New Providence. NJYS, one of the foremost youth orchestras in the state, has ten orchestras and ensembles for which auditions are held annually. NJYS’s premiere orchestra, Youth Symphony, has performed in internationally-renowned concert halls such as Carnegie Hall in New York City and Musikverein in Vienna.