For over thirty years, Sol y Sombra Spanish Dance Co, has been promoting the exciting art of Spanish/Hispanic/Latin music, song & dance throughout the tri-state/NYC area and beyond. Under the artistic direction of Maria Loreta, the company presents programs of Flamenco, Spanish Classical & Folk, Mexican, Argentine Tango and Latin Dance styles as well as other traditional dances from throughout the Hispanic/Latin world for concert series, arts-in-education programs, colleges, cultural and entertainment centers

Sol y Sombra’s members are recognized as outstanding professionals in the field of Hispanic music & dance, and have performed extensively both nationally and internationally.  In recognition of its quality, value, and achievements, Sol y Sombra has been a recipient of numerous grants from the New York State Legislature., NYSCA, the Nassau County Office of Cultural Development, the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs and JP Morgan Chase Bank.

Past Sol y Sombra Appearances:


Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Ma.

Huntington’s Summer Arts Festival

United Nations

Eisenhower Park, International Festival

Tilles Center AIE Concert Series

PBS Channel 21  Tickets

CUNY Queens College

CUNY York College

Opening Night – Belmont Park Raceway

Hotel Pierre, NYC

Buck Hill Falls Summer Arts Celebration, Pa.

Ward Melville Cultural Center

Ramapo College

Children’s Museum of the East End

Heckscher Museum of Art

STAC’ s Summer Concert Series

Arts & Humanities Center of University of Georgia

Lehigh University, Pa.

Special Feature Program for WPIX – Channel  11 T.V., N.Y.C. 

The Tilles Center and Staller Centers for the Arts

         as guest artists with the L.I. Symphony    

    Hamilton College

 Lively Arts Concert Series, Van Nostrand Theater SCC

Heckscher Museum of Art

Long Island Museum of Art & Carriages

SUNY Stony Brook