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Concha Jareño is teaching as part of our Vida Flamenca’s Cultural Arts Exchange Programming.

Madrid-born, Concha Jareño is one of the most outstanding Flamenco dancers in the world today. Certified in Spanish Dance, she gained the National Awards Matilde Coral and Mario Maya in Flamenco Art in Cordoba 2007. She has worked with artists such as Rafael de Córdoba, Yolanda Heredia, Belén Maya, Rafaela Carrasco and Isabel Bayón.

Concha Jareño began her studies in dance with the Elena Fernández School, and finished with qualifications in Spanish Dance from the “Conservatory of Spanish Dance of Madrid”. She then continued her studies with Alejandro Granados, Cristóbal Reyes, Rafael de Córdova, and Antonio Canales.

Concha choreographed the famous jazz-flamenco work “Herencia” with Gemma Morado. In March 2008 she created “Algo” her own production in the Flamenco Festival “Flamingo”, Helsinki, Finlandia. She has participated in “Bienal de Malaga”, “Flamenco viene del Sur” and “Festival de Jerez” as a guest artist for the “Flamenco XXI: Café, Copa y Puro” in the Compañía Dospormedio. She has presented her personal shows at the  Sala Triángulo in Madrid, “Algo” and “Simplemente Flamenco” which highlight the artist’s Flamenco skills from traditional to contemporary.

Concha Jareño won the Flamenco Choreography Prize “Certamen de Coreografía de Danza Española y Flamenco de Madrid”, and second prize in the “Cante Flamenco de las Minas” in 2008. In 2009 has presented “Algo” in one of the most prestigious Flamenco Festivals in Spain “Festival de Jerez” and was awarded with the “Premio revelación” at the Festival in 2009.

Since 2004, she has been one of the resident teachers at the Amor de Dios dance academy in Madrid, training many professional and non-professional dancers from all over the world. She also travels to present her invaluable style of teaching around the world.

Vida Flamenca welcomes Concha to Southern California and is thrilled to present her for workshops and shows.


Concha Jareño and Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’ are participating as part of our Vida Flamenca’s Cultural Arts Exchange Programming.

8th Festival ‘CUMBRE FLAMENCA’
Featuring Guest Artists Concha Jareño & Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’

Saturday, October 13 at 8pm
Sunday, October 14 at 6pm
The Colony Theater
555 N. 3rd St., Burbank, CA 91502

Artists include:
Concha Jareño, guest dancer, Direct from Madrid in her Los Angeles Debut

Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’, guest singer, Direct from Sevilla in his Los Angeles Debut

Tablao Villa Rosa en Madrid. Foto: Paco Manzano

A native of Seville, Ismael de la Rosa is part of a long lineage of famous flamenco gypsies known as the “Familia Fernández.” Ismael began his professional career at only 7 years old, debuting with his family at the Festival de Biarritz. He then performed at the acclaimed “Homenaje de Bernarda de Utrera,” at the Teatro Maestranza in Seville, Spain. He continued his career touring Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokio, Japan, with his father, and at 8 years old, Ismael performed as part of the prestigious Bienal de Sevilla, at the teatro Maestranza. Soon thereafter, Ismael sang for world-famous flamenco dancer, Maria Pages, in her production “Canciones antes de una Guerra,” at the Teatro Villa Marta in Jerez.

Ismael has shared the stage with many different flamenco artists, such as Capullo de Jerez, José Valencia, and Juana Amaya, El Güito, Esperanza Fernández, David Dorantes, Miguel Angel Cortes, Pastora Galvan, Bernardo Parrilla, Paco Iglesias, Paco Fernández, Jose Anillo, Juan José Amador (Senior), Manuela Ríos, José Galván, Pedro Cordoba, Jesus Carmona, Nino de los Reyes, Ramón Porrina, El Farru, El Carpeta La Farruca, Alfonso Losa, and many more. He has been featured in productions of Marco Flores and Olga Pericet, Guadalupe Torres and Sonia Olla and Ismael Fernández.

In addition to accompanying dance, Ismael composes his own works and continues to develop his talent at various flamenco “Tablaos,” such as El Villa Rosa, Las Carboneras, Corral de la Morería and Casa Patas of Madrid, and Los Gallos, El Arenal, Museo del Flamenco and Peña Torres Macarena of Seville.

Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’ is participating as part of our Vida Flamenca’s Cultural Arts Exchange Programming.

Manuel Gutierrez, dancer
Daniela Zermeño Sanchez, dancer
Zermeño Dance Academy Members, Santa Barbara
Laksmi Basile ‘La Chimi’, San Diego (***Sun. Oct. 14 Show Only)
Andrés Vadin, guitarist
José Tanaka, guitarist
José Cortés Fernández, singer
Diego Alvarez ‘El Negro’, percussionist
Nacho Arimany, percussionist


Concha Jareño is participating as part of our Vida Flamenca’s Cultural Arts Exchange Programming.

Flamenco Intensive with Concha Jareño
Oct 12-14th in Los Alamitos

Join us for a 3-day Flamenco Intensive with one of Spain’s top Flamenco artists – Concha Jareño. This 3-day workshop will include a guitarist and special guest singer Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’ and Kambiz Pakan.

TWO LEVELS: Adv. Beg/Inter. ~ Inter/Adv.
THREE CLASSES: Technique, Choreography & Castanets

Concha Jareño in Santa Barbara
Mon. & Tues., Oct 15-16

2-Day Workshop / 2 hours each day
Contact Danny Sanchez for more details:

Concha Jareño in North Hollywood
Wednesday, Oct 17

1-Day Workshop / 1.5 hrs.
Contact Irit Spector:

Concha Jareño in San Diego
Fri. & Sat., Oct 19-20

Contact Rocio Carrera:
FB: Paloma Centro de Arte Flamenco

Final Workshop before she returns to Madrid!





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