RAUL C. NAVARRO, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Chairman, Conducting Choral Ensemble Department
College of Music, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Contact
Tel: (+63-2) 929-6963
Cell: (0917) 3271549
Email: rcnavarro_music@yahoo.com


Music Consultant (1994-2002, 2008-present) Philippine Tourism Authority Chorale DOT Building, TM Kalaw, Manila

Music Director/Choral Conductor

• University of the Philippines Vocal Ensemble (1998-present)
• Mary the Queen Children's Choir (2004-present)
• Vox angeli Children's Choir (2007-2008)
• Santa Isabel College Singers (Manila) (2007-present)
• Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Singers (1995-1999; 2004-present)

 

Author of the book that won the 2007 National Book Award for History Kolonyal na Patakaran at ang Nagbabagong Kamalayang Filipino: Musika sa Publikong Paaralan sa Pilipinas, 1898-1935. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2007.

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT:

2004 Doctor of Philosophy in Philippine Studies College of Arts and Letters (CAL), University of the Philippines – Diliman
1999 Master of Music Major in Choral Conducting College of Music University of the Philippines
1996 Bachelor of Music Major in Choral Conducting College of Music (Magna Cum Laude) University of the Philippines
1990 Bachelor of Music Major in Music Education Sta. Isabel College (Cum Laude)
1989 Associate in Music Major in Piano Sta. Isabel College

SPECIAL AWARDS (Academic Honors, Distinction, Scholarships, Competitions):

UP Diliman Centennial Professorial Chair Awardee (July 2008-June 2009)
2008 Gold Award Folkloric Category UP Vocal Ensemble-SIC Singers International Choral Festival, Busan, Korea
2008 Bronze Mixed Choir Category UP Vocal Ensemble-SIC Singers International Choral Festival, Busan, Korea
2008 Champion SIC Singers Voices at the Cathedral Inter-College/University Choral Competition, Manila Cathedral Winner
2007 National Book Award for History for Kolonyal na Patakaran at ang Nagbabagong Kamalayang Filipino: Musika sa Publikong Paaralan sa Pilipinas, 1898-1935. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2007.
2008 U.P. Gawad sa Natatanging Saliksik sa Filipino (Original Research Category) for Kolonyal na Patakaran at ang Nagbabagong Kamalayang Filipino: Musika sa Publikong Paaralan sa Pilipinas, 1898-1935. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2007.
2008 Champion Vox Angeli Children's Choir Event: 2008 Hong Kong International Youth and Children's Choir Festival (Children's Choir Category)
2008 Silver Vox Angeli Children's Choir Event: 2008 Hong Kong International Youth and Children's Choir Festival (Folkloric Category) Sigma Delta Phi Professorial Chair (2008-2009) University of the Philippines Diliman
2007 2nd Place Choir: Vox Angeli Children's Choir Event: Himig Pasko Choral Competition Cultural Center of the Philippines Sigma Delta Phi Professorial Chair (2006-2007) University of the Philippines Diliman
2006 Outstanding Choral Educator Sta. Isabel College, Manila (Cultural Center of the Philppines)
2003 Dissertation Grant UP Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development
2003 Dissertation Grant UP College of Arts and Letters Graduate Studies Office 2001-2002, 1st Sem. University Scholar University of the Philippines, (GWA, 1.0) Diliman
2000 1st Place Choir: University of the Philippines Vocal Ensemble (UPVE) Event: Himig Pasko, Christmas Choral Competition
1998 3rd Place Choir: Makati Medical Center Cardio/IM Department Event: PHA/MINADIL Choral Festival
1997 1st Place Choir: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Singers Event: FOUR-ON-FOUR BSP/PNB/LBP/DBP Choral Contest
1997 1st Place Choir: Makati Medical Center Cardio/IM Department Event: PHA/MINADIL Choral Festival
1996 1st Place Choir: Philippine General Hospital Rehabilitation Department Event: Inter-Rehabilitation Medicine Choral Contest
1996 1st Place Choir: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Singers Event: One-On-One: PNB/BSP Choral Competition
1996 1st Place Choir: UST Pharmacy Glee Club Event: UST Inter-Collegiate Choral Competition
1995 1st Place Choir: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Singers Event: One-On-One: BSP/PNB Choral Competition
1995 1st Place Choir: Tourism Chorale Event: 2nd GCAA Choral Competition
1994 1st Place Choir: Tourism Chorale Event: 1st GCAA Choral Competition
1991-1995 Full Scholar Francisco Buencamino Music Foundation Scholarship
1992-1996 University Scholar University of the Philippines – Diliman
1990 Academic Excellence Award Sta. Isabel College
1990 Proficiency in Piano Award Sta. Isabel College
1990 Proficiency in the Art Accompaniment Award, Sta. Isabel College
1990 Proficiency in Piano Class Methods Award, Sta. Isabel College
1989 Proficiency in Piano Award, Sta. Isabel College
1989 Proficiency in Music History Award, Sta. Isabel College
1989 Proficiency in Counterpoint Award, Sta. Isabel College
1986-1990 Full Scholar Sta. Isabel College

WORK EXPERIENCE:

2005-present Chair Conducting and Choral Ensemble Department, UP College of Music
2005-present Associate Professor UP College of Music
2004-2005 Assistant to the Dean UP College of Music
2004-2005 Assistant Chair Graduate Program UP College of Music
2004-present Music Director Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Singers (BSP Singers)
2003 Acting Chair Conducting and Choral Ensemble Department, UP College of Music
2003 Adviser/Project Head 1st UP Choral Festival, Workshops and Seminars UP College of Music
2002 Member, Steering Committee 1st Music Ministry Congress Philippine Christian University, Manila
2000-2004 Assistant Professor Conducting and Choral Ensemble Department, UP College of Music
1999-present Adjudicator National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA)
2001 (May) to Music Director Development Bank of the 2002 (September) Philippines Choir (DBP main off.)
1998 – present Music Director University of the Philippines Vocal Ensemble (UPVE)
1998 Conductor UP Concert Chorus (UPCC) 1997-1999 Lecturer Conducting and Choral Ensemble Department, UP College of Music
1994-2002 Music Consultant Tourism Chorale, Philippine Tourism Authority
1995-1999 Music Director Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Singers
1995 Guest Singer Ateneo de Manila College Glee Club – Asian Tour
1995 Music Director Puno Memorial Methodist Church, Quezon City
1994-1995 Piano Instructor UP Music Extension Program UP College of Music
1994 Pianist/Assistant Conductor, UP Concert Chorus – World Tour
1993 Music Director Makati Medical Center Choir
1992 (Oct.) Pianist World Premier Jeffrey Ching's "Rizal" A Cantata in Seven Acts, PCI Bank Towers
1991-1994 Music Director Evangelical Church of Muntinlupa 1989-1991 Junior Faculty Member Music Department (Piano) Sta. Isabel College – Manila
1989-1990 Music Editor The Isabelan, Sta. Isabel College

PAPERS PRESENTED/PUBLISHED:

Kolonyal na Patakaran at ang Nagbabagong Kamalayang Filipino: Musika sa Publikong Paaralan sa Pilipinas, 1898-1935.
Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2007.

 "Musika sa Pampublikong Paaralan sa Pilipinas, 1898-1930"
Nilimbag sa: Daluyan Journal ng Wikang Filipino, 2004, Vol. II

"Ang Dayuhang Amerikano sa Katauhang Pilipino: Musika sa Pampublikong Paaralan sa Pilipinas, 1901-1930"*

Sangandaan 2003 An International Conference on Arts and Media in Philippine-American Relations, 1899-2002,
University of the Philippines, Diliman, 7-11 July 2003

"Ang Mito ng Pang-iiba: Ang Pagharap sa Pagtanda ng Bading sa Pilipinas" (Tema: Kahit Maputi na ang Buhok Ko: Ang Sikolohiya ng Pagtanda sa Konteksto at Lipunang Pilipino) Pambansang Samahan ng Sikolohiyang Pilipino U.P. Los Baños, Laguna, November 21-23, 2002

"UP Conservatory of Music: Kritikal na Papel sa Makabayang Diskurso, 1916-1930s", 1st Philippine Art Studies Conference, Cultural Center of the Philippines October 24-26, 2002 "Ang Musika sa Pilipinas: Pagbuo ng Kolonyal na Polisi, 1898-1935" Music Colloquium, 22 July 2002 - College of Music University of the Philippines, Diliman "Ang Musika sa Pilipinas: Pagbuo ng Kolonyal na Polisi, 1898-1935" Nilimbag sa: Humanities Diliman, January-June 2001, Volume 2, Number 1 Seminar/Workshop/Competition/Festival Member. Philippine Delegation. Official Visit to the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore. 3-6 April 2005. Resource Person. Conducting and Choral Music Workshop/Seminar Tour. - Unibersidad de Sta. Isabel. Naga City, Bicol. 28 March 2005. - Colegio Imaculada Concepcion. Mandaue, Cebu City. 30 March 2005. - West Visayas State University. Iloilo City. 2 April 2005. Judge. Music Competition City-Wide Solo and Choral Competitions, Pasig City. 14 December 2003. Adviser. UP-JPCA Choral Festival and Workshops, UP College of Music. July-November 2003. Resource Person. UP-JPCA Choral Festival and Workshops "Conducting Technique", Rey T. Paguio Lecture Hall, UP College of Music. 27 November 2003. Resource Person. "Teaching Makabayan Through Music" Philippine Society for Music Educators (PSME), National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA), and Department of Education. Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center. Malolos, Bulacan. 26 November 2003. Speaker. Music Workshop. Nayon ng Kabataan, Department of Social Welfare and Development. April 29 to May 2, 2003. Speaker. Music Workshop. National Commission on Culture and the Arts, Roxas City. May 2003. Speaker. Conducting Workshop. Music Department, Sta. Isabel College-Manila. 29 March 2003. Speaker. Conducting Workshop/Lecture. University of San Agustin, Conservatory of Music, Iloilo City. 23-24 January 2003. Paper Reader. 1st Philippine Arts Studies Conference. Cultural Center of the Philippines. 24 October 2002. Paper Reader. "Kahit Maputi na ang Buhok Ko: Ang Sikolohiya ng Pagtanda sa Konteksto at Lipunang Pilipino." Pambansang Samahan sa Sikolohiyang Pilipino. 21 Nobyembre 2002. Member. Steering Committee. 1st Music Ministry Congress. Philippine Christian University. 23-25 October 2002. Speaker. Vocal Technique and Choral Conducting. 1st Music Ministry Congress. Philippine Christian University. 25 October 2002. Paper Reader. Music Colloquium. College of Music, University of the Philippines. 22 July 2002. Judge. Ang Himig ng Koro Choral Competition. Main Theater, Cultural Center of the Philippines. 21 December 2002. Judge. National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) (Regional Level). West Negros College Gymnasium, Bacolod City. 25 October 2002. * Ang papel na ito ay parte ng mas malaking saliksik na pinondohan ng UP-OVCRD at UP College of Arts and Letters.