Accompanist To Dance

Accompanist as Flamenco Vocalist and/or Guitarist include some of the following highlights: 

Click here for Videos of M. Temo accompanying flamenco dancers in concert

Currently, Ms. Temo is part of the Flamenco Quartet Project [flamenco dance (Wendy Clinard), guitar/singer (Marija Temo), gypsy jazz/classical/middle eastern violinist (Steve Gibons), and a rotating guest artist, based in Chicago, IL.  http://www.clinardance.org/flamenco-quartet/

Temo has been a guest artist for Ensemble Espanol and a paraticular highlight, a guest artist for their 40th American Spanish Dance & Music Festival, Chicago, IL.

Temo was part of a duo with Ulrika Frank (flamenco dancer & choreographer). Together they toured for 4 years after an extensive period working together. Their Flamenco Completo Workshops united dancers, guitarists, and singers in the same workshop, and their performances heightened in 2012, where they premiered their duo woman production entitled, Mano a Mano (Hand to Hand), an embodiment of flamenco, classical, and contemporary styles in guitar, singing, and dance. Mano a Mano tours included: Flamenco Festival VCU Guitar Series, VCU Flamenco Festival III in Richmond, VA, at the Mayfield Village Performing Arts Center, Mayfield, OH; Kennett Symphony Orchestra, Kennett Square, PA; Teatro Ruben Dario, Managua, Nicaragua; The GSFA (Guitar Society of Fine Art) Pittsburgh, PA; the World Music Series at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH; and Long Island University, Long Island, NY).

Other past accompanying highlights include:

Teo Morca (flamenco dancer), (with whom Temo had worked with for over 10 years consecutively for his All Flamenco Dance Workshop), Bellingham, WA, and 2 years at Taos, NM. (Ms. Temo was also invited with Morca to represent the US in the first Flamenco Festival in Tateyama, Japan.)

Manolo Leiva (flamenco singer), (with whom she worked extensively for over 15 years throughout MD and in Seattle, WA)

Flamenco Singers: Jesus Montoya, La Conja,  Manolo Segura, and Jose Fernandez

Flamenco Guitarists:  Juan Serrano, Paco Peña, and Oscar López)

Flamenco Dancers: Lola and Carmela Greco, Sara de Luis, Antonio Vargas, Alice Blumenfeld, Wendy Clinard, La Romera, Carlota Santana, and Miriam Phillips

For Productions: Corazon Flamenco’s presentation of “El Amor Brujo“, Director, Irene Rimer, Birmingham, AL

Pasion y Arte “Flamenco de las Americas”, Director, Elba Hevia y Vaca, Philadelphia, PA

“Café Flamenco” & “Dentro”, Director, Ulrika Frank, Washington DC and Rockville, MD

Salidas”, Director, Martha Sidahmed, Atlanta, GA)

Toronto International Flamenco Festival with Hali Dale (flamenco dancer), Toronto, Ontario

The Fairmount Spanish Dance Co., Cleveland, OH.

Flamenco Workshops: Dancers: Carmela and Lola Greco, La Tati, La Farruca, Carlos Rodriguez, and Angel Rojas.

Marija continues to be a flamenco accompanist for artists and dance companies throughout the US.

 

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