Musicking 2.0

Eleven teacher participants of the UP CMEP Continuing Education for Music Teachers Levels I and II performed last May 16, 2015 at the Abelardo Hall in culmination of the month-long training in music theory, music literature, pedagogy, music technology, and applied music performance. Read More

Asian Traditional Music Conference and Concert

A Project by the Kunggi Hyang Je Jul Pung Ru, Inc., the UP College of Music, and the UP Center for Ethnomusicology. Supported by the UP Office of International Linkages and the University of the Philippines Office of the President. The Kunggi Hyang Je Jul Pung Ru, Inc. is an association of musicologists and master musicians in South Korea aiming for the preservation of traditional strings chamber music in the Kunggi province. Read More

SEADOM in the College

Some 67 participants from 15 different countries visited the College from 27-29 March 2015 for the congress of the Southeast Directors of Music (SEADOM). Read More

Rey Ki, Chinese Filipino entrepreneur, frames Philippine sheet music from 1890s

Inspired by the effort of the College of Music library in preserving rare Philippine music manuscripts and prints, Chinese Filipino entrepreneur Rey Ki framed the covers of original Philippine music prints of "Jours de Retraite" (Suite of Valses) and "Los Ciclistas" (Tanda de Valses)  by Jose A. Estella (1870-1943) and donated these to the College on 10 December 2014.
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DepEd Teams Up with UP College of Music in Recording of Songs for the Distribution of Educational-Purpose Digital Pianos

The University of the Philippines College of Music (UPCoM), in collaboration with the Department of Education of the Philippines (DepEd) and Booyoung Co., Ltd. (Booyoung), conducted a recording of five Filipino folk songs and a translated version of the Korean Graduation song inside the Abelardo Hall of the UPCoM on the 18th of November 2014. -
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Visiting Artists and Scholars

Dr. Helen Samson-Lauterwald Speaks at the College

The Philippines have but a few number of noted music scholars. One of our very own music scholar who published “Contemporary Filipino Composers” in 1976, is Dr. Helen Samson-Lauterwald, an alumna of the English and Music programs at UP Diliman, and also a graduate of the University of Cologne, Germany. Dr. Lauterwald have published a book on the Las Pinas bamboo organ and a new and forthcoming one is a book on sarsuelas of Severino Reyes in the early 20th century. Read more

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.


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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