Associate Professor, Department of Musicology
College of Music, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Residence Phone: (632) 724-2222
Cellular Phone: (Office) 920-5301, Local 4376


Ph.D., Musicology with emphasis in Ethnomusicology, University of Michigan, 1984 ·
M.M., Musicology, University of the Philippines (1977) ·
Bachelor of Music, Piano (1972) & Music Education (1970), St. Paul College of Manila

List of Major Research Outputs:

Kulintang Music and Dance in Southern Philippines and North Borneo (1998-2001) in collaboration with University of Malaya and funded by Japan Foundation and Toyota Foundation
 · A Thematic Index of Pasyon Chants in the Philippines (1991-1993) funded by the University of the Philippines
 · Folk Music in the Moluccan Islands of Ambon and Seram (1989) funded by the Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music
 · Music of the Buwaya Kalinga (1977-80)
 · Music of the Kuyunon of Cuyo Island, Palawan (1975) funded by the Council for Living Traditions

Affiliation to any group:

Center for Philippine Music Traditions, Inc. (NGO) Performances
 · Various lecture-concerts and music demonstrations on Philippine Music as Director of MUSIKA ASYA performing group (1991-1999) and Philippine Gong Ensemble (2001 - present).


"Weaving Voices of the Highland Peoples in Northern Philippines, Paper read at the International Forum of Ethnomusicology. Taipei: National University of the Arts. 2002 (in press).
· "Current Trends in Philippine Gong Traditions," in Asia-Pacific Traditional Arts Forum: Proceedings for Symposium. Taipei: National University of the Arts. 2000.
· Compiler, Antukin: Philippine Folksongs and Lullabyes. Manila: Tahanan Books for Young Readers. 1998.
· Associate Editor & Contributor, CCP Encyclopedia on Culture and Arts. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines. 1994. · "The Vocal Tradition of the Buwaya Kalingga," in Kultura 2 (2): 37-43. 1989.
· Compiler/Annotator, O Senor Tagbalay: Christmas Songs from the Cuyunon of Cuyo Island, Palawan (cassette with booklet). Quezon City: Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music. 1986.
· "Musical Process in the Gasumbi Epic of the Buwaya Kalingga People of Northern Philippines," Ph.D. thesis, University of Michigan. 1984.
· Music and Dance of the Buwaya Kalingga (16mm documentary film). Philippines: UNESCO in cooperation with the Cultural Center of the Philippines and the Univ. of the Philippines, Dept. of Music Research. 1980.
 · Compiler/Annotator, Ang Musika ng mga Kalinga (LP record). Quezon City: Univ. of the Philippines, Dept. of Music Research. 1979.
 · "Ang Musikang Pantinig ng mga Ayata Magbukun ng Limay, Bataan", in Musika Jornal 2: 159-87. 1978.
· "Ang Musika ng mga Kuyunon sa Pulo ng Cuyo," Masteral thesis, University of the Philippines. 1977.


· Hughes Award, University of Michigan (2004)
· Francisco Santiago Professorial Chair, University of the Philippines (1998)
· Continuing Education for Women, University of Michigan (1982-83)
· Asian Cultural Council (1981-83)
· American Association of University Women (1981-82)
· Rotary International (1980-81)
· JD Rockefeller 3rd Fund (1979-80)