Marija Temo

Marija Temo, described as a “triple threat”, is widely recognized as a virtuoso classical/Flamenco guitarist, Flamenco vocalist, conductor, and former dancer. She has come into her own, combining her Flamenco and classical abilities, and on many occasions, artfully combines all of her unique talents in performance. She actively performs as a soloist with symphony orchestras, in guitar concert series and festivals, as a Flamenco singer/guitar accompanist, and has been featured utilizing her talents in unique types of performance. She has performed for many dignitaries and with highly acclaimed artists, and has also received several awards. In addition to her versatile performance career, she is known for her teaching methods, educational programs, and workshops. Marija Temo plays a “Marija Temo” Model Flamenco/classical hybridTM, which she designed with luthier Tom Rodriguez. Ms. Temo has also received the endorsement of D’Addario Strings. She was featured in Classical Guitar Magazine’s April 2012 issue.

Ms. Temo currently teaches at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Milwaukee, WI, and is a former faculty member of the Preparatory of the Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University, where she founded the Flamenco Guitar Program. She received her Masters degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, studying under Manuel Barrueco, and her Bachelors degree from the Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music, studying under Loris Chobanian. Ms Temo has taken master classes from many great Flamenco artists, such as Paco Jarana, Paco del Gastor, El Viejin, and Pedro Cortes, but intensive studies with teachers that have had significant influence include: Marta del Cid, Bruce Catalano, Sophie Ginn-Paster, Teo Morca, and Manolo Leiva. For more information, see http://marijatemo.com.

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