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Mommy (or Daddy) and Me Flamenco

  • Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge 427 Laurel Street Baton Rouge, LA 70801 (map)


Instructor: Kristofer Hill of Flamenco Rouge
January 22, February 19, March 19, April 4, June 4
Parents and their children ages 6 months to 3 years
FREE and Open to the Public

This class will apply flamenco music and dance concepts to connect you and your little one! Experience this beautiful art form through storytelling, clapping, singing, and dancing.


Instructor Information:

A graduate of Arizona State University, Kris had the opportunity to study with renowned composer Daniel Lentz & performing artist Richard Lehrman. There he developed his skills by composing for modern dance performances and accompanying ballet & modern dance classes on piano, guitar, and percussion at ASU for 10 years. Some of his recordings & compositions for dance have been performed at the Joyce Theater, NYU, Times Square, NYC, & at the Bram Stoker International Film Festival. Live Performance credits also include PHX symphony hall, L’Usine in Geneva, Museo del Barrio: NYC, Teatro Alameda Sevilla, Spain, and Woodstock as well as many other international venues. His music can also be heard in the Sony Pictures release Universal Soldier III: Regeneration, available on DVD and on Netflix. Kris has spent 15 years in the field of education working in many capacities: Conducting music workshops with at risk children in group homes, after school programs, and detention centers throughout Arizona with Free Arts AZ and Ear Candy Charity; teaching guitar and music classes at Notre Dame Preparatory High School, Scottsdale Community College, and Metro Arts High School, as well as working with developmentally disabled and autistic children. He has spent the last four years studying flamenco guitar in Sevilla, Spain performing in Andalucia, Spain with various artists and playing and working for dance schools of Juana Amaya, Luis Peña, Juan Polvillo, y Flamencos por el Mundo. In 2014-2015 he had the honor of performing with el maestro José Galvan and his flamenco dance Company. Kristofer currently performs and teaches internationally as an independent artist and works as a guitarist for flamenco dance companies such as Carlota Santana: Flamenco Vivo, Inspiracion Flamenca, and Flamenco por La Vida.