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Roger Scannura has composed and released 8 CD’s of music spanning genres of flamenco and his music has been featured in both film and television. Besides touring in concerts and festivals throughout the world, highlights of his career have been performing for dignitaries like the Prime Minister of both Malta and Canada and for celebrities such as Sting and Russell Crowe. More information about Roger can be found at www.rogerscannura.ca
“a gifted composer whose music is as beautiful as it is haunting” The Globe and Mail
“rarely is flamenco guitar played so eloquently with just the right amount of passion and grace” 20th Century Guitar Magazine
Valerie Scannura – The Ritmo Flamenco Dance & Music Ensemble was formed in 1995 by Valerie Scannura (Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dancer) and Roger Scannura (Music Director, flamenco guitarist). Since then, she has performed in concerts and festivals worldwide. A graduate of the National Ballet School’s Teacher Training Program, she began her studies in flamenco in Toronto before travelling to Spain to further absorb ideas and training methods at various centers such as Madrid, and Jerez de la Frontera. Ritmo Flamenco is one of Canada’s foremost flamenco dance companies and have received accolades for their brand of flamenco that refuses to be formulaic.