Los Flamencos is St. Louis' very own professional Flamenco trio to present year round concerts for both large venues & smaller 'tablao style' shows. The tradition of Tablao Flamenco reveals the essence of Flamenco as an exquisite and spontaneous blend of dance and music in a casual and intimate setting, as seen throughout restaurants & cafes in Spain. Los Flamencos has been featured on various television programs such as; “Best of STL”, “Show Me St. Louis”, PBS  "Living St. Louis", and Charter HEC TV “State of the Arts” in addition to several regional radio programs including KDHX and NPR.

Los Flamencos offer
concerts, workshops, dance & music demonstrations, school programs, tablao style shows and lessons.
Contact losflamencos@yahoo.com

beth steinbrenner
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Beth Steinbrenner

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Nijaz "Kara" Karalic

josie niemera
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Josie Niemira

lliam christy
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Lliam Christy

Beth Steinbrenner   Dance Director

Beth started her Flamenco training 20 years ago and has studied with numerous renowned Flamenco dancers, including Daniel de Cordorba, Carmen Romero, Israel Pavon, Manolete, Timo Lozano, and at the Academia de Manolo Marin in Seville, Spain. Besides Flamenco, Beth studied dance with Teresa Daniels and at Webster University. Beth joined Los Flamencos in 1999 as dance director, choreographer and instructor.  Beth has performed for numerous prestigious events, school programs, festivals and concerts. She has been featured on several television programs including;  Charter HEC TV “State of the Arts”, “Best of STL”, and “Show Me St. Louis” in addition to several regional radio programs including NPR and KDHX.  She has taught at All That Dance, St. Louis Community College and Washington University. She currently teaches Flamenco at Just Dancing, Webster University and Leaping Lizards in St. Louis.

Josie Niemira    Singer
Josie Cox Niemira began her professional singing career at Hickman High School in 1992 in Columbia, Missouri when she was selected as a soloist for a chamber concert tour throughout Spain during the World’s Fair in Barcelona. This led to a music scholarship at University of Missouri, Columbia, where she studied under Marilin Niska, from the NYC Metropolitan Opera during her freshman year. She was featured as a soloist for the university’s vocal jazz group "Hit Street Harmony“ for 2 years and performed with the University Singers at the ACDA Convention in Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center in 1995. Josie was one of the original members of Del Alma. She later moved on to become lead vocalist of the Mid-Missouri Rock group “Diversion”, and performed throughout mid-Missouri for 2 years. She left “Diversion” in 1996 to participate in the MU in Mexico Exchange program at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City. Upon returning she changed her major to Latin American Studies. Josie also sings for El Caribe Tropical and Son Montuno.

Nijaz "Kara" Karalic    Guitarist
Kara joined Los Flamencos in 2014. He has played with numerous musicians and bands, including Farshid Etniko. Kara plays guitar at Modesto Tapas, Cafe Novella and other venues with Los Flamencos.

Lliam Christy  Guitarist
Lliam Christy is an accomplished Flamenco guitarist having emerged on the St. Louis scene in 2003. In that time, Lliam has performed at hundreds of events for prestigious elites of St. Louis, heads of state, private and corporate events, fundraisers, festivals, restaurants, hotels and educational presentations.  He has also become a popular instructor in the art of Flamenco guitar. Being one of the few Flamenco guitarists regionally able to accompany Flamenco baile and cante in the traditional style, Lliam is highly sought after. Nationally, Lliam has played for Maria Benitez in Santa Fe, Manos Rojas in Kansas City as well as shows in California and Nevada.
Lliam performs as a soloist, with Los Flamencos in which he serves as Music Director and with The Reventones. Lliam earned a Masters of Music from Webster University. He has studied Flamenco guitar with Fritz Lerma (founder of Los Flamencos), Oscar Herrero and Gerardo Nunez in Spain. In 2006 Lliam released his CD, Guitarra Flamenca. Lliam tours between St. Louis and Los Angeles. He is currently in Europe but offers lessons online by appointment.
Click here for Lliam's flamenco guitar CD!
'Lliam Christy Guitarra Flamenca'


Los Flamencos
St. Louis Missouri