Dust off castanets
BANDALUZIA Flamenco is the next exciting concert in the 2012 season for Pro Musica Grafton in association with Clarence Valley Conservatorium.
It will be staged at the conservatorium on Saturday, August 18, from 7pm.
Bandaluzia is a Sydney-based flamenco ensemble led by guitarist Damian Wright, consisting of a group of acclaimed musicians and dancers at the forefront of flamenco music in Australia.
The performance combines contemporary and traditional flamenco into a mesmerising display of explosive dance, virtuosic guitars, soulful singing, dynamic improvisation and masterful percussion.
Tickets are still available for this exciting performance.
A master class with Damian Wright will be held on Saturday, August 18, at the Clarence Valley Conservatorium, from 10-11.30am.
It will cater especially for guitarists but will also cater for flamenco style for all musicians. It is free for those who attend the concert or is $10 for those who do not hold a ticket.
Contact the conservatorium on 6643 3555 to register.
Pro Musica Grafton, along with the conservatorium has already presented two concerts to full houses with Tedeschi & Cooper and Sydney Brass.
There are three more concerts in the series with Bandaluzia Flamenco on Saturday August 18, Ensemble Offspring (Bree Van Reyk, Claire Edwards and Jason Noble) on September 15 and Vinney Grinberg piano duo on November 24.
Tickets are available from the Clarence Valley Conservatorium, Villiers St Grafton, or Buckley's Grafton Music, Prince St Grafton.
Individual concert ticket prices are $30 for adults and $10 for students.