INTERVIEWS, FEATURE ARTICLES AND CONCERT NEWS
A busy June it was for the Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble as they performed two shows at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas (2014 edition) in the New Haven Green on June 24! The first show featured the instrumental ensemble on the main Elm Street Stage (their fourth appearance at the Festival), followed by a traditional “cuadro Flamenco” show at the Family Stage.Chris Arnott take on this year’s edition of the festival includes some rave reviews of the Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble’ performances! Read on….
New Haven Independent, June 2014, Arnott’s Arts & Ideas Diary: Installment Eight
Identidad Latina, April 2014, Grupo Flamenco de Val Ramos Celebra 20 Aniversario en Charter Oak Cultural Center (Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble celebrates 20-year anniversary at Charter Oak Cultural Center).
VAL RAMOS FLAMENCO ENSEMBLE FEATURED IN CT STYLE/STAGE 8 INTERVIEW AND PERFORMANCE:
The Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble was featured in an interview and performed on CT Style/Stage 8 WTNH TV, featuring: Val Ramos and José Ramón Ramos on guitars, Ashley Jones on violin, Carlos Hernández Chávez on bass, Matt Moadel on percussion, and Sandra Hernández and Tere Luna (dancers). Go to the DOWNLOADS page to view the program.
New Haven Arts Magazine, February 2014: Flamenco guitarist VAL RAMOS is one of nine artists and musicians in Greater New Haven who are featured in the exhibit “Artists at Work” now on display at various storefronts in New Haven’s Audubon Arts District! The photo exhibit was created by Connecticut photographer Chris Randall.
VAL RAMOS GIVES MASTER CLASS AS GUEST ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT THE LITCHFIELD JAZZ CAMP
On July 24, 2013, Flamenco guitar master Val Ramos was featured as guest artist in residence at the Litchfield Jazz Camp in Kent, Connecticut, where he worked with various student ensembles and gave a master class on Flamenco history and culture and Flamenco guitar technique and forms. At the end of the master class he was joined by Camp faculty for an impromptu jam session!
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