College of Music at the “Intellectuals, the Public Arena, and the Nation”

Marking the 150th birth year of Apolinario Mabini and Isabelo de los Reyes, the College of Mass Communication, in partnership with the College of Music, College of Arts and Letters, College of Fine Arts, College of Social Science and Philosophy, School of Labor and Industrial Relations, and the Archeological Studies Program, held a conference entitled “Intellectuals, the Public Arena, and the Nation.”  Read More

Laon-Laon Forum, Conference-Workshop on Preservation of Music Heritage in Asia

The University of the Philippines College of Music and the UP Center for Ethnomusicology invites you to the LAÓN-LAÓN Forum and Conference-Workshop on Preservation of Music Heritage in Asia on October 14-18, 2014 at the University of the Philippines Diliman, Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines
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Concert honors two National Artists for Music

The UP College of Music on its 98th anniversary week opened its faculty concert season with Ipagdiwang! Tribute Concert to National Artists Ramon P. Santos & Francisco F. Feliciano on September 4 at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music. READ MORE

UP and CCP partners in Dvorak’s Rusalka

The University of the Philippines Diliman College of Music and the Cultural Center of the Philippines will be mounting Antonin Dvorak’s lyric fairy tale opera “Rusalka.” The show will be staged in the CCP Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino on September 11 and 12, 2014 both 7:30pm, and in the Abelardo Hall Auditorium at the UP College of Music in Quezon City on September 23 and 24, 2014 both 6:30pm. READ MORE

Visiting Artists

A Lecture demonstration on 'Khayal' tradition in Hindustani Classical Music by Ashwini bhide Deshpande

With Yati Bhagwat on the Tabla, Atmaram Bicholkar on the Harmonium. Friday October 17, 2014 2:30-4:30 pm Abelardo Hall Auditorium. Open to all, free of charge. For more details, please email or call 0929-3360541. Presented to you by the UP College of Music and Music in Manila.


September 30, 2014 Tuesday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. at the UP College of Music, Museum of Instruments. rof. Woo Ji Yong is currently teaching at Korean Academy in Seoul, South Korea. He finished Masters in Korean University major in Korean folklore. He is now a PhD candidate in Korean University with specialization in Pansori. He is a member of the National Theater of Korea for more than 20 years as Pansori singer.

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About the College of Music

Dr. In 1916, the Conservatory aimed at the education of pupils in a serious study of music with a view to a professional career in some branch of the art. The Conservatory, therefore, arranged its curriculum so that all pupils in its regular courses who wanted to be teachers, singers or performers on any instrument also pursued theoretical subjects which were necessary in a holistic education. These were taken together with instrumental and vocal lessons. READ MORE