Jeremy García

     Classical/Flamenco Guitar

JEREMY GARCIA is classical and flamenco guitarist, award winning composer, recording artist and educator. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Classical Guitar Performance from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and a Master of Music degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. With extensive training in flamenco guitar and experience in accompanying cante and baile, García collaborates with top flamenco artists of the genre. He recently won the top prize in the flamenco category of the Septimo Concurso de Composición para Guitarra Fidelio (2023).

García has performed throughout the United States. He has collaborated with the Houston Grand Opera accompanying Soprano Ana María Martinez and flamenco dancers in HGO’s Suite Española in 2021. His original work “Suite Andaluz” debuted with the Helena Symphony in Montana where he also performed Joaquín Rodrigo's “El Concierto de Aranjuez” in 2017. He has performed as soloist with the Brazosport Symphony and the Grace Symphony Orchestra. He has performed in numerous festivals as invited artist, has given Master Classes, workshops, and conducted guitar ensembles

He has recorded three albums, the newest of which, Nuevo Día, was released in June 2023 on Frameworks Records.  Previous albums include: García y Reyna’s Baile del Sol (2004) and Café Khytaro’s Distancia (2008)

In 2009 Garcia co-founded Solero Flamenco, Houston’s premier flamenco performance company, with singer Irma La Paloma; the two subsequently co-founded and directed the Houston Spanish and Flamenco Festival (2011-2016) with funding from Texas Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts.

García is the Affiliate Professor of Guitar at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music and Associate Artistic Director of the Houston Classical Guitar Festival and Competition.  Previously he served as Director of Guitar Studies at San Jacinto College during 20 years where he also conducted an award winning ensemble. He teaches private lessons the U. S. and abroad and as featured guitarist, he tours nationally with Solero Flamenco in Candlelight Concerts presented by Fever.

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