Solquemia's unique music is inspired by traditional Flamenco and Latin Jazz. His repertoire includes both original and traditional compositions, which can be adapted to cater for specific venues, events and audiences. Alejandro offers a dynamic mix of Spanish guitars, vocals and percussion. The wide-ranging repertoire includes many original compositions with influences from Spain and Latin America. Solquemia offers various line-ups including:
- Solo Spanish Guitar
- Spanish Instrumental Duo
- Spanish & Flamenco Ensemble
- Flamenco Dance Show
The 3-4 piece ensembles consist of a dynamic mix of Spanish guitars, vocals and percussion.
In addition to playing regularly for festivals, private functions and corporate events across Australia, Solquemia holds a number of concerts, residencies and live shows throughout the year.
Past performance highlights include Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, National Multicultural Festival, Melbourne Fashion Week, National Gallery Victoria, Melbourne Town Hall, RACV Club, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Louis Vuitton, Politix, Cranlana and The Spirit of Tasmania.
For more information on bookings for private and corporate functions, please contact us here.
Flamenco Guitarist / Composer
Alejandro founded Solquemia in 2009. He developed a passion for guitar at a young age and was initially mentored by a Spanish family friend who had dedicated his life to flamenco guitar. With his creativity in composition and love of music, the guitar has became a way of life for Alejandro as he continues to engage diverse audiences from all corners of the globe.
Throughout his professional career, Alejandro has accepted several unique opportunities to travel and play around Australia and New Zealand, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Japan, Vietnam, India and Thailand.
With a strong technique, innate sense of rhythm and an open mind, he is known for his ability to establish a strong rapport with local musicians and has performed as a guest artist alongside a variety of talented artists from many genres.
Alejandro's debut album, Solquemia - Alejandro Florez, was independently released in 2010. It consists of his original compositions with influences from the music of both Spain and Latin America. The album was received with great success and has sold thousands of copies in Australia and overseas.
His second album, Limonera, was launched in 2012 as the result of his muliticultural collaboration with a number of talented young artists.
In recent years, Alejandro has accompanied flamenco dancers and singers in collaborated works in Australia, Asia and Europe. He has also appeared on several radio programmes across the country and featured in the documentary Behind the Words by Alawa Productions.
Alejandro currently provides private flamenco guitar lessons in Melbourne, Victoria. He also holds Spanish guitar lessons, workshops and masterclasses for all ages and levels throughout the year.
For more information on guitar lessons in Melbourne, contact Alejandro here.