News

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


Cello Student Jose Enrico Tuazon Performs in Germany

Jose Enrico R. Tuazon, a Bachelor of Music student in Cello from the College, was the sole Southeast Asian participant of the cello course in the Sommerakademie held last August 2 to 9, 2014 in Neuburg an der Donau, Bayern, Germany. READ MORE


Isidora Miranda Conducts Workshop

Ms. Isidora Miranda conducted a half-day workshop to the students of the Strings and Chamber Music Department last July 24, 2014. She started with an open forum and then followed by a master class. Violin students from the department such as Stephen Cruz, Johanne Padasas, Cho Junyeong, and Vince Placido were among who played in the masterclass. READ MORE


Parisii String Quartet Conducts Workshop

The Parisii String Quartet from France, composed of Arnaud Vallin (1st violin), Doriane Gable (2nd violin), Dominique Lobet (viola), and Jean-Philippe Martignoni (cello), conducted a half-day workshop to the students of the Strings and Chamber Music Department last June 9, 2014. READ MORE


Continuing Education for Music Teachers:
Joys of Musicking in the College


The College congratulates the 11 music teachers from different parts of the Philippines who successfully completed the intensive, one-month, comprehensive, summer music training program, Level 1, meant to advance their music skills, individually and in ensemble, and upgrade their knowledge on music theory, Western art music history, and traditional Philippine music. READ MORE


Additional Cornejo scores for UP Music Library

The University of the Philippines receives a more substantial donation of music scores by Dr. Rodolfo S. Cornejo (1909-1991) on 22 May 2014 from his sons Rodrigo and Renato. This donation is the second batch containing manuscripts. READ MORE


UPCMu Staff completed Enhancing Customer Service Seminar-workshop

The UP College of Music staff underwent a whole day seminar-workshop on " Enhancing Customer Service" last May 2, and it was conducted by Dr. Virgel C. Binghay. READ MORE


A Priceless Gift of Philippine Music Heritage

The UP College of Music library received a valuable donation of music scores on 10 April 2014, which adds to its music library's Filipiniana collection of Rare Philippine Music Manuscripts. The donation was given by the youngest granddaughter of the famed Spanish Filipino composer Jose A. Estella of late 19th century, Mrs. Ma. Angeles (aka Mariles) Estella Teotico. READ MORE


Memorial Concert for Nita Abrogar Quinto

The College held a memorial concert on 3 March 2014 at Abelardo Hall Auditorium for its outstanding piano professor Nita Abrogar Quinto, pianist and pedagogue, who passed away on 26 February 2014. READ MORE


Dr. Raul Navarro Published Second Book

The College supported the second book launch of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Raul Navarro in mini-hall last 18 February 2014. Published by Ateneo de Manila University Press, this is Dr. Navarro's second book in the same press and also in Filipino and titled "Musika at Bagong Lipunan: Pagbuo ng Lipunang Filipino, 1972-1986. READ MORE


Prof Toledo received the Chancellor's Distinguished Teacher Award

The College heartily congratulates Professor Josefino "Chino" Toledo for receiving the "Gawad Chanselor para sa Natatanging Guro" in a ceremony held on 21 February 2014 at Malcolm Theater. READ MORE


Arwin Tan Presented Paper on UP Music Extension Program

Assistant Prof. Arwin Tan, current coordinator of the College's Extension Program, presented a paper titled "Nurturing the Filipino Youth towards the Culture of Excellence" in the recently concluded campus-wide colloquium held in the UP Diliman College of Social Work and Development last 7 February 2014. READ MORE


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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
 

Events/Concerts


IPAGDIWANG
A tribute concert for Dr. Ramon Santos
and Dr. Francisco Feliciano

September 4, 2014 6:30 p.m. Thursday
Abelardo Hall Auditorium
Free Admission

ANTONIN DVORAK
RUSALKA: A LYRIC FAIRY TALE

September 11 & 12, 2014 7:30 p.m.
Thursday
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino
P600

FOUR MANDOLIN REVUE
Lester Demetillo, Armando Derecho
David Guadalupe, Ferdinand Medina
Guest Artists:
Antonio Maigue, Geraldine Gonzales,
Nathan Neil Manimtim and many more
September 18, 2014 6:30 p.m. Thursday
Abelardo Hall Auditorium
P300

ANTONIN DVORAK
RUSALKA: A LYRIC FAIRY TALE

September 23 & 24,2014 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday
Abelardo Hall Auditorium
P500


PANORAMA:
An Evening of Picturesque
Choral Music
The UP Madrigal Singers
October 9 & 10, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Thursday
Abelardo Hall Auditorium
P500


MÚSICA Y POESÍA:
An Evening of Fine Guitar Music
and Poetry

Lester Demetillo, guitar
Geraldine Gonzales, piano
with guest
Patricia Silvestre, narrator
October 23, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Thursday
Abelardo Hall Auditorium
P300


TRIO CONCERT AT SUNDOWN
VIOLIN, CELLO & PIANO
Chona Noble, violin
Eduardo Pasamba, cello
Michelle Nicolosora, piano
Gemma Malicdem, piano
November 6, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Thursday
Abelardo Hall Auditorium
P300


FRANZ SCHUBERT'S SONG CYCLE
WINTERREISE D.911
(WINTER JOURNEY)

Alan Bennett (tenor)
Albert Tiu (piano)
November 19, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday
Abelardo Hall Auditorium
P300


DALOY MUSIKA AT KAPALIGIRAN
Dr. Jonas Baes
November 27, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Thursday
Abelardo Hall Auditorium
Free Admission


CHRISTMAS JAZZ
U.P. Jazz Ensemble with Rayben Maigue, Conductor
TBA
Free Admission


Handel’s Messiah
TBA
Free Admission