This Course is DESIGNED FOR beginners who nevertheless possess a basic technical familiarity with the instrument, but who lack experience in guitar accompaniment to Dance and Singing. (Admission test link.)
to introduce the students to Flamenco melodies, rhythms, and techniques as well as the basic methods of accompaniment.
The focus of the 1st Flamenco Guitar Course is on the introduction of the students to melody, harmony, and rhythmic structures, as well as to the techniques of Flamenco guitar-playing, by first learning the styles closest to Andalusian folklore (Fandango de Huelva and Abandolaos), and then move on to studying basic Flamenco rhythmic styles (Tangos, Cantiñas, and Soleares), with emphasis on accompaniment to Singing. Another aim of the 1st Flamenco Guitar Course is the revelation to the students of the secrets of accompaniment to dances such as Alegrías and Tientos-Tangos.
the program includes a theoretical class plus practical subjects like technique, styles, and accompaniment methods, from Monday through Friday. The 1st Year Basic Flamenco Guitar Course consists of three core subjects (one of which is optional) that are common to all the courses.
The expected level of competence is described in detail in the general school curriculum of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year in each of the three specialities.
The required level of guitar performance skills is described in the School Curriculum as it applies to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Courses in this speciality.