Spreading Filipino indigenous music to the world
He and his group perform in events like anniversaries, fiestas and other cultural celebrations in the Philippines and overseas. Composed of family musicians, relatives and friends, the group has participated in most cultural festivals of the country ...
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 ...
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 ...
YouTube star Tanner Patrick feels the love from Filipino fans
“When I was really younger, I really had a lot of influences musically and I enjoyed listening to music. I was a huge fan of so many artists and bands and I started getting it to myself, and Dallas really has a good music scene here. And I really got ...
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 ...
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 ...
How Fil-Am is fusing electronic dance, traditional Pinoy music
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OAKLAND, California - A Filipino-American musician hopes his new twist on Filipino traditional music will help keep a dying art from fading away. Ron Quesada has created a new music form he calls "Kulintronica", a fusion of metal gong kettles from the ...
Christmas gift of unity at Hawaii Filipino center
There will also be contests for creating parols (using traditional or recycled materials), choral performances, tabletop Christmas tree decorations and sungka (a traditional Philippine board game). The afternoon will be filled with the music, sights ...