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Dennis duffin - flamenco

Thu 5th Sep 19 edit

from Canada
Dennis Duffin grew up in a musical family playing guitar from a very early age, and was taught flamenco by his father with whom he performed as a teenager. Today, he is a regular in the Canadian Flamenco scene, performing as a soloist or for renowned artists in Spain and in Canada including Flamenco ensembles Fin de Fiesta Flamenco, Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company, Ilse Gudiño's Amigos de Pilar, Flamenco Nomadico, and Flamenguitos del Norte. Dennis has also performed in a wide variety of World Music fusion groups such as Ventanas, the Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Mashregh, Joanna Moon, and even a stint with Jesse Cook. Dennis attended the final year of the Fundacion Cristina Heeren in Sevilla in 2012-2013, with teachers such as Pedro Sierra, Niño de Pura, Paco Cortes, Eduardo Rebollar. In Canada, Dennis studied with Nicolás Hernández, Jose Vega, Rubén Díaz, Oscar Lago, Tino van der Sman and José Valle “Chuscales”. Living in Seville, he has had the chance to study with maestros such as Tomatito, Manuel Parilla, Jesus Guerrero and Alfredo Lagos to name a few. Apart from music, Dennis also holds a Ph.D. in astrophysics from McMaster University.

(1.00pm until 2.30pm)

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