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Valdemar understands not only the notes in the music, but the essence of each flamenco palo or style. His special talent is taking a flamenco theme and arranging it for his musical ensemble, which includes voice, flute, violin, and percussion. For this reason, he is not merely a guitarist, but a flamenco musician. Therefore, his music is a contemporary expression of a very traditional sound. He is also an accompanist of the flamenco dance, and the song (cante), which is the essence of the art.
He is the musical director of Lucia & Valdemar Flamenco. He has taught numerous flamenco guitar students in the Houston area, many of whom have gone on to work with other flamenco groups. He also developed and taught the History of the Modern Guitar at the music department of the University of Houston-Downtown.
He has recorded 3 CD's and one full-length performance video, and was co-founder of the Houston Society of Flamenco Arts, which produced Houston's only ongoing concert series from 1983 through 2009.
His current project is producing the house concert series at Casa de Lucia with his wife Lucia.