Antonio R. Maigue

Assistant Professor, Winds and Percussion Department
College of Music, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Phone: ( 02) 640-1812
Cell: 0917-5342966


Antonio Maigue is the country’s premiere flutist. He earned the Diploma of Excellence with highest honors and the degree of Virtuosite from the National Conservatory of Paris. As soloist, he had performed with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra and did solo concerts in the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Filipino Artist Series and in the National Circuit Tours of the Outreach Program of CCP. He has also done concerts in Malaysia, Beijing, Japan, New York, Romania, Paris, and the UK and in the 1996 Pacific Music Festival, where he was soloist under the baton of the legendary Leonard Bernstein. A Ten Outstanding Young Men awardee in 2002, he currently teaches in the University of the Philippines.

Education / Achievements / Awards

Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) awardee, 2002. Principal flutist, Manila Philharmonic Orchestra (present). Music Director, Manila Flute Choir since 1998. Performed at the Tsuda Hall in japan; the Epiphany Roman Catholic Church in New York; and at the St. Paul's Church in Hammersmith and the Marritt Hotel Regent's Park in the United Kingdom, 1999. Performed at the Ridsa Auditorium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; the Cami Hall in New York; in Washington D.C.; the Sound Hall of the Philippine Embassy in Beijing. Lead flutist of tenor Luciano Pavarotti's concert in the Philippines and Malaysia in 1996. Pacific Music Festival, under the baton of Leonard Bernstein, 1996. Graduated with a degree of Virtuosite, 1987. Diploma of Superieur Studies with highest honor (Premiere Prix, Medaille d'or), SY 1984-'85 and SY 1985-'86. Teachers Diploma in Music, Major in Flute, UP College of Music, 1983 Won First Prize with the degree Fin d'etude in the Final Competition for the SY 1983-'84. Paris, France. Won the Entrance competition at the Conservatoire National de Rueil-Malmaison, Paris, France, earning the single slot for the SY 1983-'84. Along his mentors were flute masters Philippe Pierlot, Jean-Pierre Rampal and Alain Marion. Received three Certificates of Honor for the UP College of Music (Highest Grade Average as a University Scholar, Highest Grade in Flute, Highest Grade in Winds and Percussion. 1982. Represent the Philippines in the Asian Music Camp, Tokyo, Japan. He was named the Principal Flutist for the entire Camp. 1980. Became the only Filipino to receive a scholarship at the International Music Camp in Bottineau, North Dakota, 1980 (served as the principal flutist) At the age of 18, he won First Prize in the National Music Competition for Young Artists (NAMCYA), 1980


2008-2010 Recitals of Students March 2008 Jennifer Santos, Recital I Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music 2009 Angelo Mateo, Recital 1 Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music March 19, 2010 John William Villamarin, Graduation Recital Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music II. Participation and Awards of Students November 2009 Angelo Mateo: Second Prize Winner, Flute Category C, National Competition for Young Artists (NAMCYA) III. Creative Accomplishments Awards June 2008 Professorial Chair Grant University of the Philippines College of Music May 20, 2010 Global Pinoy Award SM Supermalls Performances 1. Soloist January 2008 Soloist, 80th Anniversary Concert Far Eastern University Raul Sunico, pianist February 14, 2008 Soloist, Valentine’s Day Concert Robinson’s Manila Midtown Wing March 30, 3008 Soloist, Music Building Inaugural Concert Adventist University of the Philippines April 25, 2008 Soloist, Dagupan Bangus Festival June 6, 2008 Soloist, Paco Park Presents (Concert at the Park) Independence Day Concert Lester Demetillo, guitar July 15, 2008 Soloist, Iloilo Concert Nenen Espina, soprano. Gina Medina, violin. Mary Ann Espina, piano. July 25, 2008 Soloist and Artistic Director Manila Flute Choir Concert Far Eastern University March 11, 2009 Soloist & Musical Director Tutti Flutti: Exploring Flute Music UP College of Music, Abelardo Hall May 10, 2009 Soloist and Lecturer, Jazz for U III Ateneo de Naga June 12, 2009 Independence Day Concert Aguinaldo Shrine, Kawit Cavite June 19, 2009 Classical Flute Music with Tony Maigue Cortes de las Palmas Alabang Town Center September 11, 2009 Cultural Center of The Philippines 40th Anniversary Festival Seven Arts One Imelda CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo September 19, 2009 Classical Flute Music with Tony Maigue Casa Montessori, Forbes Park Makati City October 25, 2009 Cultural Center of The Philippines Salva Vida: A Fund Raising Concert for the Victims of Typhoon Ondoy CCP Little Theatre May 20, 2010 Global Pinoy Awards Ceremony Featured Artist and Awardee May 27, 2010 Soloist, Celebration of Life Lester Demetillo, Guitarist Tagaytay City May 30, 2010 Soloist and Artistic Director, Tutti Flutti FilFest Foundation Season Concert Opened the Season’s Concert Series Insular Life Tower, Alabang Dec. 2, 2010 Soloist, An Evening of Flute Music People Management of the Philippines UCPB Tower, Makati City Dec. 7, 2010 Soloist and Featured Artist, Gleeful Christmas Megatrade Hall, Pasig City Chamber Music November 21, 2008 “Isang Daang Taon ng Musikang Pandaigdigang Antas” University of the Philippines 100th Anniversary Commemoration Concert October 29, 2009 Robert Aitken and Philppine Flute Society Orchestra BDO Tower, Makati City Masterclasses March 11, 2009 Exploring Flute Music UP College of Music, Abelardo Hall May 10, 2009 Jazz for U III, Ateneo de Naga University With Ena Aldecoa, Lester Demetillo, Elyse Tolentino, Jun Cadiz May 30, 2010 Tutti Flutti Artist and Musical Diector FilFest Foundation Season Concert Opened the Season’s Concert Series Insular Life Tower, Alabang Recordings 2008 Art 2 Art with Liza Macuja DZRH 2008 Bravo Filipino Flute CD Recording for Ayala Foundation 2009 Cultural Center of the Philippines 40th Anniversary Commemorative Album 2010 Tutti Flutti DZFE and FilFest Foundation Season Concert Participation and Membership Lifetime Young Artist Foundation of the Philippines - 2010 International Flute Association, USA 2009 - 2010 Founding Member, Flute Society of the Philippines Adjudication August 14, 2008 Board of Judges National Music Competitions for Young Artist 2010 Board of Judges for The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) of the Philippines