Pianist holds master class for Filipino music majors
World-famous pianist Christian Leotta not only wowed a highly discriminating audience during his Manila debut; he also went out of his way to hold a master class for music students and professors from the University of the Philippines College of Music, ...
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Filipino musicians to jazz up Broadway musical Chicago this December
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PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) was able to chat with three of the twelve musicians included in CHICAGO's line-up. ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra member Francois Mendoza will be playing the trombone. Meanwhile, 9 Works Theatrical's musical ...
Filipino on Humans of New York: Music or medicine?
It's a universal dilemma for passionate musicians looking to pursue a career in music. And you hear it often from contestants of singing competitions on television like The Voice and American Idol. On Wednesday, October 29, another Filipino, Paulo ...
Theater review: 'Musikal!' spotlights brio of original Filipino musical ...
14, “Rak of Aegis” was written by Liza Magtoto, directed by Maribel Legarda, and features the 1990s original Pilipino music hits of the band Aegis in a rock-comedy production exalting the Filipinos' spirit of endurance and bayanihan in defiance of ...
Filipino musicians to razzle-dazzle in 'Chicago'
And when the Tony Award-winning show comes to the Philippines in December, there will be 12 Filipino musicians (plus one deputy) sharing the stage with Broadway veterans at The Theatre at Solaire Resort & Casino, bringing to life the incredible music ...
Appreciating true blue Filipino music
I grew up listening to Filipino folk/ethnic and rock music. Because my father listens to music every day, I became familiar with the songs of Joey Ayala at ang Bagong Lumad, Popong Landero, Jess Santiago, Paul Galang, Heber Bartolome, Asin and even ...
OPM promotes, cultivates works of Filipino artists
MANILA, Philippines - The country's largest organizations in the local music industry are coming together in an unprecedent- ed campaign to increase awareness and appreciation for Original Pilipino Music (OPM). Starting last Aug. 16, pock- et ...
Spotify says 'Mabuhay' to Filipino music lovers
“This is our promise to music lovers in the Philippines: We're just about to offer you the best free music experience ever. In the end of last year, we made quite a significant change in the business,” said Sunita Kaur, Spotify's Director for Asia ...
Nat'l music camp tells musicians: Find your place in history
For instance, last year's Elements camp: Lara Maigue went on to star in a TV5 musical TV show, Davey Langit became a finalist in the Philpop songwriting competition, and Thry Alfaro and Yumi Lacsamana released a number of hits as both singers and ...
Eyedress review – Filipino freakiness unleashed
My Hologram's relentless electro menace could be Terminator driving music, and when he declares “this song sucks” before his most popular tune Nature Trips – a seductive groove that came with a video of murderous housebreakers and a high-crushing ...