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Mónica Barrera-Kowalewski was a member of the Ensemble Español when she was a student at Northeastern Illinois University around 20 years ago.  She has, when time permitted, studied and attended workshops with Edo Sie, Victorio Korjhan, Vida Peral, Melody Vasquez, Timo Lozano, Maria Magdalena, Gloria de Jerez, Roberto Halcon, Azucena Vega, Cristian Almodovar, Michelle Nascimento, and Carmen Reina.


 

Bill Kowalewski-Barrera started studying flamenco after accompanying Monica to some classes a few years ago.  He got hooked on flamenco and has studied, taken workshops, and gone to classes in varying degrees with Vida Peral, Melody Vasquez, Roberto Halcon, Edwin Aparicio, Timo Lozano, Cristian Almodovar, Michelle Nascimento, and Carmen Reina.

 

And.....   now.

 

 

  And when it all began.