MARIA CHRISTINE M. MUYCO, Ph.D.
  Associate Professor, Theory and Composition Department
  College of Music, University of the Philippines, Diliman

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Contact
(632) 929-6963
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0908.814.9782
muycochristine@yahoo.com

 




  • EDUCATION

    Ph.D. Philippine Studies, University of the Philippines, April 2008.
    Ethnomusicology & Dance Studies (NDO or Non-Degree Objective), University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A. (UCLA) September 2006 - June 2007.
    Master of Music in Composition, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, May 1998.
    Bachelor of Music (Major: Composition. Minor: Kalinga Music Performance), Cum Laude, University of the Philippines, April 1996.
    Bachelor of Arts in the Humanities (Major: Broadcast Communication/Minor: Comparative Literature), University of the Philippines in the Visayas, May 1986.
     


  • HONORS

    University Artist II, Artist Productivity Award given by the University of the Philippines, 2013.
    Best Musical Score, Winner with Co-Composer Jema Pamintuan for Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa/Dance of the Two Left Feet, URIAN (Philippine Film Critics Circle Awards), 2012.
    Best Musical Score, Finalist with Co-Composer Jema Pamintuan for Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa/Dance of the Two Left Feet, Golden Screen Awards, given by The Entertainment Press Society, Inc. 2012.
    Best Musical Score, Winner with Co-Composer Jema Pamintuan for Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa/Dance of the Two Left Feet, Cinemalaya 2011, awarded by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).
    Best PhD Dissertation: Sibod in Binanog: Understanding of the Binanog Music-Dance Tradition of the Panay Bukidnon (Philippines), College of Arts and Letters, University of The Philippines, April 2008.
    University of British Columbia’s Community Financial Award, September 1996.
    Cum Laude: Bachelor of Music in Composition, April 1996.
    Pajaro Scholarship, June 1994 to March 1996.
    1st Prizes: NAMCYA (National Competitions for Young Artists), Philippines:
    1) Composition for Adult Choir, 1995;
    2) Composition for Piano, 1994.
    Winner: Piano Composition Competition, Piano Suite: Misteryo sa Gubat, awarded by Piano Teachers Guild of the Philippines (PTGP), 1992.



    GRANTS

    Mumunting Tinig, New Works for Children’s Choral Pieces, Publication Grant, National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), 2013-2014.
    Commissioned rondalla composition for Laro-Rondalya, National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), 2012.
    Asian Cultural Council Grant (New York, US.A.). Computer Music Training, University of California, San Diego, April-May 2011.
    Research Grant from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). Recording, packaging, and reproduction expenses for a compact disc recording entitled TAYUYON: Music of the people of Panay Highlands in Visayas, Philippines (songs, musical instrument repertoire, and epics), January 2009.
    ASEAN-Korea Commissioning Grant 1: Orchestra Composition (Voice and Orchestra) and collaborative workshop with master musicians from all ASEAN countries and Korea, January - June 2009.
    ASEAN-Korea Commissioning Grant 2: Orchestra Composition (Solo Instrument and Orchestra) and collaborative workshop with master musicians from all ASEAN countries and Korea, January - June 2009.
    Leo Saguiguit Commissioning Grant: Saxophone Composition, December 2008.
    Alternate Study Grant, Faculty Development Program of the University of the Philippines System, 2006.
    University of the Philippines Office of the Vice President Academic Affairs (UP-OVPAA) Grant for a Documentary Film, GA SIBOD DAI-A! Music and Dance of the Panay Bukidnon. November 2004 - May 2006.
    NCCA (National Commission for Culture and the Arts) Grant on the Pre-Publication of the book and CD Production of Tugtog-Likha-Tugtog... (Piano Pieces for Early Learners and Beyond, 2002).
    Japan Foundation Grant, supporting travel for the performance of the chamber work Tunog-Tanaga in Japan, 2000.


     

    PUBLICATIONS

    Mumunting Tinig, New Works for Children’s Choral Pieces, National Commission for Culture and the Arts publication, forthcoming November 2014.

    “Ga Sibod Dai-A!” Ideology and Expressivity in Binanog Dance, Music, and Folkways of Panay Bukidnon. Ateneo de Manila Press. July 2014.

    “Santú: Synchronizing Speech Rhythm with the Gong and Bamboo Instruments and Dance of Panay Bukidnons.” Musika Jornal (9). Manila: University of the Philippines Press. March 2014.

    “As Healers Dance: A Processual View of Panay Bukidnons’ Babaylan in Motion.” Back from the Crocodiles Belly. Sta. Rosa, California, U.S.A.: Center for Babaylan Studies. 2013.

    “Space Constitutions in Panay Bukidnon's Music and Dance.” Sound and Movement, International Conference of Traditional Music (ICTM) Conference Proceedings. June 2013.

    “Mangalimog Ako: Finding One’s Voice in Sugidanon (Epic Chanting),” Songs of Memory in Islands of Southeast Asia, ed. by Nicole Revel. UK: Cambridge Scholars Press. April, 2013

    Ga Sibod Dai-A! Ideology and Expressivity in Binanog Dance, Music, and Folkways of Panay Bukidnon. Ateneo de Manila Press. Forthcoming (2013).

    Kurubingbing Kurubawbaw: A Children’s Operetta/Musical Drama. Musical score. Q.C. Philippines: Nall Marketing Press, March 2009.

    “(Re)Opening a Cultural Memory: The Bamboo Instruments of the Panay Bukidnons.” Humanities Diliman, vol. 5, Nos. 1 and 2, January to December 2008. Philippines: UP Press, March 2009.

    “Gendering Rhythm in Binanog: Panay Bukidnon’s Categories of Sound and Motion.” Philippines: UP Musika Jornal. UP Press, February 2009.

    “Learning from the Women of Panay Bukidnons: Task-Building as Empowerment in Music, Dance and Other Artforms.” Acts of the World Music Forum, Los Angeles 2005: Music, Cultural Rights, and Social Change, edited by Fondazione Adkins-Chiti, Quaderno 4. International Music Council, UNESCO and Donne in Musica, Italy, 2007.

    Tugtog-Likha-Tugtog, compositions for piano. Book with CD. National Commission for Culture and the Arts & Nall Marketing, Inc., Philippines, 2003.

    “Lupang Tinubuan,” a cappella choral music score. The NAMCYA Anthology of Philippine Choral Music” vol. 2. Verne de la Pena, ed. National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Philippines, 2003.



    AUDIO AND FILM

    T(in)ala in LikhAwit. Audio CD. ACL Philippines, forthcoming 2014.

    IkoToki: Sounding UP Campus Daily Moves. Audio CD. OVPAA, forthcoming 2014.

    Guhit-Tugtugin at Likhain (Piano Sketches and Creations). Audio CD. Producer: Lily Anne Perez, Sienna Digital Productions, 2010.

    Birthings from Liminal Spaces. Audio Cd: Computer Music Compositions, 2005.

    Tayuyon: The Music of the Panay Bukidnon, Western Visayas, Philippines. Audio CD: Funded by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). Field Recordings, 2009.

    GA SIBOD DAI-A! Music and Dance of the Panay Bukidnon. Documentary film. University of the Philippines Office of the Vice
    President Academic Affairs (UP-OVPAA) Creative Grant, 2009.

    “Tula ni Oriang” (voice and nose flute; music set to the text of Gregoria de Jesus’ poem “Tula ni Oriang”). Audio Cd: Pluma. Crossroads, Inc., 1998.




    COMPOSITIONS

    IkoToki, for Jeepney Orchestra, 2013-2014.
    Bu(u)kot, for large orchestra and musical saw, 2013.
    PagBilog, for Chinese orchestra, 2013.
    Tikang, for computer music, solo dance, and voice, 2013.
    Pispis(an) for interactive computer music, 2013.
    Kwadrangglo (interactive computer music), 2013.
    Ginbun-ag, for computer music, solo dance, and voice, 2013.
    Pagtutumbang-Preso for Rondalla Ensemble, 2012.
    BaradBad for Chinese Ensemble, 2012.
    Ti(nag)hoy for choir, 2011.
    Culture in Sibod for Computer Music using Pure Data, 2011.
    Film music: Sayaw ng Dalawang kaliwang Paa (Dance of the Two Left Feet), 2011
    PagpiPiko, for Rondalla Ensemble, 2011.
    Sinagnayan, a music dance-drama, 2010.
    InBukasyon for Voices, Multi-Percussions, and Dance, 2010.
    Si Pilandok at ang Bayan ng Bulawan, a musical play, 2010.
    InBukasyon for Voices, Multi-Percussions, and Dance, 2010.
    Agit-It for Multi-Percussions and Voice, 2009.
    Ang Paghabyug sang Pendulum for large choir and percussions, 2009.
    Pagbagkas-Bigkas for Children’s Chorus, 2009.
    Kurubingbing Kurubawbaw: A Children’s Operetta/Music Drama. Nall
    Printing Press, 2009.
    Orde-e for a 55-piece Asian Traditional Music Orchestra, 2009.
    Dang Ay for a 55-piece Asian Traditional Music Orchestra, 2009.
    Ka(loob)loob for saxophone and electronic music, 2009.
    Duru-Duruhat (lullaby) for choir, commissioned by the “Troubadours” of the
    University of San Agustin, Iloilo, Philippines, 2008.
    The Time has Come…Poon (Lord), choral SATB, 2007
    …ng Araw (…of days) for a 16-voice choir from 4 parts; also for 16 voice parts,2007.
    Ilig-Duta (Flow of the Earth) for large orchestra, bamboos, and gongs, 2006.
    PagbaBagtasbagtas (Affixations) for string quintet and percussion, 2006.
    Isyus (Issues) a song cycle for voice and chamber ensemble, commissioned by Ena Aldecoa, 2004.
    Tunog Tanaga IV (Sound Poem) for tenor and chamber ensemble, 2004.
    Tunog Tanaga III (sound Poem) for alto and chamber ensemble, 2003.
    Kurubingbing, Kurubawbaw, an operetta for children with chorus and chamber ensemble, 2003.
    Black Orpheus for voice and cello, 2003.
    Tagisan sa Piyesta (Fiesta Duo), for piano duet, 2002.
    Dypni sa Kalye (Jeepney on the Road) for solo piano, 2002.
    Tunog Tanaga II (Sound Poem) for baritone and chamber ensemble, 2002.
    Kaibigan at Kamag-aral (Friends and Classmates) commissioned by Dr. Elena Mirano for the U.P. Cherubim Children’s Choir, 2002.
    Sa Paghinga ni Bathala…(When the Spirit Breathes) for chamber ensemble and electronic effects, 2001.
    Film Music: 2001.
    Batchoy (noodle food)
    Dihon (shaping)
    Alayaw (Yellow Flower) music-dance drama, 1’30’’ production, 2001.
    Ritwal Para sa Mga Kababaihan (Ritual for Women) for Multi-Percussions, Chorus
    and Community Participants/Masses), 2001.
    Iisang Pamilya (Just One Family) for children’s chorus, 1999.
    Tunog Tanaga I (Sound Poem) for soprano and chamber Ensemble, 1999.
    Talibun-ag (Birth of Bondage) a chamber opera, 1998.
    Patak (Drop), for piano,1998.
    Paghuhugis (Shaping), a piano suite: 1998.
    Bilog (Circle)
    Parisukat (Square)
    Parihaba (Rectangle)
    Tatsulok (Triangle)
    Gangsa Toppaya (Philippine North Gong), for piano, 1998.
    Kaliwang Sagwan (Left Paddle), for piano, 1998.
    Kanang Sagwan (Right Paddle), for piano, 1998.
    Sound Quilt for computer music, 1997.
    Passage to Kublo for large orchestra, 1997.
    Pintig (Pulse) for Women’s Chorus, 1997.
    Tula ni Oriang (Poem of Oriang), for voice and nose flute, 1996.
    Ga Sirum Sirum (Twilight), for piano, 1995.
    Ako at ang Kalikasan (Me and the Environment) for children’s chorus, 1995.
    The Masked Child, one-act chamber opera, 1995.
    Kreasi Baru, a large work for multi-media, 1994.
    Tinagong Dagat (The Hidden Sea), a music-dance drama, 90 seconds production, 1994.
    Lupang Tinubuan (Native Land), for a capella choir, 1994.
    At sa Mata ko’y….Anino (And in My Eyes…a Shadow), for large choir, cello, and
    Piano, 1994.
    Pagdiwata (Palawan’s Healing Ritual) for chamber ensemble, 1994.
    Cho No Hentai (Metamorphosis) for four Japanese kotos, 1993.
    Ball and Gravity for clarinet and bassoon, 1992.
    Misteryo sa Gubat (Mysteries of the Forest), a piano suite: 1991.
    Lakad sa Gubat (Walk in the Forest)
    Sayaw Diwata (Fairy Dance)
    Yapak Dwende (Dwarf Step)
    Tila Guni-Guni (Imagined)


     

    PERFORMANCES OF WORKS

    International:

    “Patak,” for piano selected for 15 Minutes of Fame, juried by the Malaysian Society of Composers for collaborative projects for film. October 2014.
    Talibun-ag (Empowerment) for chamber opera, performed as excerpt by Margarita Roco and musicians from the Vietnam Musicians’ Association, Hanoi, Vietnam, October 2014.
    Bu(u)kot, for large orchestra and erhu, ASEAN-CHINA Concert, Nanning China, 2014.
    PagBilog, for Chinese orchestra, ASEAN-CHINA Concert, Nanning China, 2014.
    2014.
    BaradBad for Chinese Ensemble, ACL Conference and Festival, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2012.
    Ti(nag)hoy for choir, Bartok International Choral Competition, Hungary, 2012.
    Ang Paghabyug sang Pendulum for large choir and percussions, Asian Composers League, Taiwan, 2011.
    Orde-e for a 55-piece Orchestra, ASEAN-Korea Traditional Orchestra, Seoul, Korea 2011.
    Ka(loob)loob for saxophone and electronic music, North Carolina, U.S.A., 2010.
    Ka(loob)loob for saxophone and electronic music, Thailand, 2009.
    Orde-e for a 55-piece Orchestra, ASEAN-Korea Traditional Orchestra, Seoul, Korea, 2009.
    Orde-e for a 55-piece Orchestra, ASEAN-Korea Traditional Orchestra, Jeju Island,
    Korea, 2009.
    Orde-e for a 55-piece Orchestra, ASEAN-Korea Traditional Orchestra, Seoul and Guanju, Korea, 2009.
    Tugto-Likha-Tugtog, sets of piano pieces, Nita Quinto, L.A., California, 2009.
    Tugto-Likha-Tugtog, sets of piano pieces, Nita Quinto, Berkeley, California, 2009.
    The Time has Come…Poon, choral SATB. Karangalan Chorale, Rome, Italy, 2008.
    PagbaBagtasbagtas for string quintet and percussions, Hong Kong Pure Strings
    Ensemble, World Music Days, ISCM-ACL, Hong Kong, 2007.
    Black Orpheus for voice and cello, World Music Days, Bangkok Thailand, 2005.
    Tunog Tanaga I for soprano and chamber ensemble, Asia-Pacific Festival,
    Japan, 2000.
    Of Seven Bowls and Angels for vocal ensemble, Donne in Musica, Italy
    This was also performed in Malaysia and Australia, 1999.
    Talibun-ag, a chamber opera, UBC Opera Chamber Ensemble, Canada, 1998.
    Passage to Kublo for large orchestra, University of British Columbia
    Symphony Orchestra, Canada, 1998.
    Sound Quilt for computer music, Computer Music Concert, University of British
    Columbia, Canada, 1998.
    Pintig for Women’s Chorus, Elektra Women’s Choir Choral Reading, Vancouver
    Canada, 1997.
    Dalamhati ni Osang for chamber ensemble, Sonic Boom Festival, Canada, 1997.
    Pagdiwata for chamber ensemble, Asia-Pacific Festival, Taiwan, 1994.

    Local (Philippines):

    PinqCity for solo trumpet, recorded and played with film "Pinq City", Pink Festival, December 2014.
    Pagpipiko for rondalla, Philippine Rondalla Festival, February 12, 13, 14, 15, 2014.

    T(in)ala for Women’s Choir, performed by the UP Los Banos Chorale in LikhAwit Concert, , Abelardo Hall Auditorium, University of the Philippines, March 2014.
    IkoToki, for Jeepney Orchestra, February 2014.
    Tikang, for computer music, solo dance, and voice, Abelardo Hall Auditorium, University of the Philippines, September 2013.
    Pispis(an) for interactive computer music. UP Music Theatre, Bird Exhibit, 2013.
    Kwadrangglo (interactive computer music). “Listen to my Music” Sound Exhibit. Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines, 2013.
    Ginbun-ag, for computer music, solo dance, and voice, Abelardo Hall Auditorium, University of the Philippines, March 2013.
    “Culture in Sibod” for sound exhibit: Sounding In Panay Bukidnon’s Tradition and Transitions, Lopez Museum, 2011-2012.
    Agit-it, for voice and multi-percussion, Field Notes Concert, Abelardo Hall Auditorium, University of the Philippines, 2011.
    Inbukasyon, for chant and Philippine indigenous musical instruments, Field Notes Concert, Abelardo Hall Auditorium, University of the Philippines, 2011.
    Duruduruhat, for choir, Field Notes Concert, Abelardo Hall Auditorium, University of the Philippines, 2011.
    PagpiPiko, for Rondalla Ensemble, U.P. Rondalla, International Rondalla Festival, Tagum, Davao del Norte, February 15, 2011.
    Si Pilandok at ang Bayan ng Bulawan, a musical play (A total of 20 performances): Ninoy Aquino Foundation Theatre, August 15, 2010; Adamson’s University, August 30, 2010 (10 AM, 3 PM, 7 PM) 3) Ateneo de Manila, September 1 (10 AM,3 PM), 2 (10 AM,3 PM), 3 (10 AM,3 PM), 4 (10 AM, 3 PM, 7 PM); Meralco Theatre September 10 (7 PM), 11 (10 PM, 3 PM).
    Pagbagkas-Bigkas for Children’s Chorus, performed by the Mandaluyong Children’s
    Choir, PhilAm Life Theatre, Manila, 2009.
    Excerpt of Kurubingbing, Kurubawbaw, an operetta for children with chorus and
    chamber Ensemble. Hiniraya Festival. Antique, Western Visayas, Philippines, 2008.
    Ilig-Duta for large orchestra, performed by the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra,
    Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2007.
    Dyipni sa Kalye, for piano. April Sta. Maria, Masters’ Recital. Abelardo Hall, University of the Philippines. Also Teresa Gemora, Voice Recital. Abelardo Hall, University of the Philippines, 2006.
    Misteryo sa Gubat. Teresa Gemora, Voice Recital. Abelardo Hall, University of the Philippines, 2005.
    Isyus for voice and chamber ensemble. Performed by Ena Aldecoa, Master’s Voice
    Recital. 2005. Also in Abelardo Hall, University of the Philippines, 2004.
    Tunog Tanaga IV for tenor and chamber ensemble. Performed by Dondi Ong, Voice
    Recital. Abelardo Hall, University of the Philippines, 2004.
    Patak, for piano. Nita Quinto. Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2003.
    Paghuhugis, a piano suite. Performed by Nita Quinto. Cultural Center of the
    Philippines: 2003.
    Bilog
    Parisukat
    Parihaba
    Tatsulok
    Gangsa Toppaya, for piano. Nita Quinto. Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2003.
    Kaliwang Sagwan, for piano. Nita Quinto. Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2003.
    Kanang Sagwan, for piano. Nita Quinto. Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2003.
    Kaibigan at Kamag-aral (Friends and Classmates) commissioned by Dr. Elena Mirano for the U.P. Cherubim Children’s Choir. Premiered at the U.P. Abelardo Hall, by the U.P. Cherubim Children’s Choir, 2002.
    Tunog Tanaga III for alto and chamber ensemble. ASIAN Composers Concert. Abelardo Hall, University of the Philippines, 2001.
    Jeepney sa Kalye for solo piano. Nita Quinto. Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2001.
    Alayaw, music-dance drama, Royal Dance Ballet School, Assumption Choir, Iloilo, 2002.
    Tunog Tanaga II for baritone and chamber ensemble, Marvin Gayramon, Leo Roque, members of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Paco Park Presents, National Television Program, 2002.
    Ritwal Para sa Mga Kababaihan for Multi-Percussions, Chorus and Community
    Participants/Masses). Women’s Week, Philippines, 2002.
    Paghinga ni Bathala for chamber ensemble and electronic effects, members of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2001.
    Iisang Pamilya for children’s chorus, University of the Philippines Cherubim Children’s Chorale, University of the Philippines Abelardo Hall, 1999.
    Tunog Tanaga I for soprano and chamber Ensemble, 1999.
    Passage to Kublo for large orchestra, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1998.
    Talibun-ag, a chamber opera. University of British Columbia Opera Workshop, 1998.
    Sound Quilt for computer music, Computer Music Concert, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1997.
    Passage to Kublo for large orchestra, University of British Columbia, Chan Center, Vancouver, Canada, 1997.
    Lupang Tinubuan, for a capella choir. Siliman University Choir, Troubadours Choir, and other national competing choirs all over the Philippines. Hosted by the National Music Competitions for Young Artists, Foundation, Inc. (NAMCYA). Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1996.
    Ga Sirum Sirum, Cultural Center of the Philippines. National competing pianists all over the Philippines. Hosted by the National Music Competitions for Young Artists, Foundation, Inc. (NAMCYA). Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1995.
    Ako at ang Kalikasan for children’s chorus, University of the Philippines Cherubim Children’s Chorale, University of the Philippines Abelardo Hall, 1995.
    The Masked Child, a one-act chamber opera, UP Chamber Ensemble, UP Dance Company, Paco Park Presents (National Television Program); was also performed at the University of the Philippines Abelardo Hall, 1995.
    At sa Mata ko’y….Anino, for large choir, cello, and piano. U.P. Chorus Class, Joel Navarro Chino Bolipata, Chipay Elegado, University of the Philippines Abelardo Hall, 1994.
    Tinagong Dagat, a music-dance drama. Dagyaw Theatre Group. ASEAN Dance Festival. Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1994.
    Cho No Hentai for four Japanese Kotos, U.P. Koto Ensemble, University of the Philippines Abelardo Hall; alsoperformed in PHILAM Life Theatre, Manila, Philippines, 1993.
    Ball and Gravity for clarinet and bassoon, members of the U.P. Symphonic Band, Philippines, 1992.


     

    LECTURES

    “Music Constructions from the Field,” Composition Colloquium, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, February 2015.
    “Compositional Sources in Philippine Composition.” China-ASEAN Music Week, Nanning China. June 2014

    “Ginhawa, Music, and Healing.” Center for Babaylan Studies, San Francisco, USA. April 2014.
    “As Healers Dance: A Processual View of Panay Bukidnons’ Babaylan in Motion (Philippines).” Filipino Heritage (Nenita Domingo, Professor), Guest Lecturer. University of California, Los Angeles, Southeast Asian Studies Program, Los Angeles, CA, USA, May 2013.
    “Ideology in Cultural Expression of the Panay Bukidnons, Philippines.” Integrated Studies, Guest Lecturer (Jann Pasler, Professor). University of California, San Diego, Music and Integrated Studies, La Jolla, CA, USA. April 2013.
    “How Word Sound Structures are Transformed in the Binanog Music-Dance Tradition of the Panay Bukidnon.” Philippine Society for Music Education National Forum: Perspectives on Music Education from the Disciplines of Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology. University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, April, 2013.
    “‘Flows and Entanglements’ in the Cultural Expressions of Panay Bukidnon, Western Visayas, Philippines,” Philippine Studies Department, San Francisco University (USF), April 2012.
    “The Imaging of the Banog  (Philippine Hawk-Eagle) in Music and Dance,” Lopez Museum, 2012.
    “Compositional Constructs from the Field,” Composition Seminar, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), November 2011.
    “Composition and Ethnomusicology Sources in Philippine Contemporary Music,” Center for Computing and the Arts, University of California, San Diego, U.S.A., May 2011.
    “Understanding PagbaBagkas-Bigkas.” Abot-Dinig 2 Lecture and Performance, Asian Composers League, Philippines (ACL Phil.) University of San Agustin, Iloilo, 2011.
    “Compositional Constructs from the Field,” Composition Seminar, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), 2011
    “Composition and Ethnomusicology Sources in Philippine Contemporary Music,” Center for Computing and the Arts, University of California, San Diego, U.S.A., 2011.
    “Fieldnotes: an Interactive Music using Pure Data Computer Music,” Abot-Dinig 2 Lecture and Presentation, Asian Composers League, Philippines (ACL Phil.) De La Salle-College of St. Benilde, Manila, Philippines, 2011.
    “The Performance of T(in)ala” Abot-Dinig 2 Lecture and Presentation, Asian Composers League, Philippines (ACL Phil.) Lourdes College, Cagayan de Oro City, 2011.
    “Understanding PagbaBagkas-Bigkas.” Abot-Dinig 2 Lecture, Workshop, and Performance, Asian Composers League, Philippines (ACL Phil.) University of San Agustin, Iloilo, 2011.
    “(Un)Framing Kasilag’s Last Opera: Why Flowers Bloom in May, Lecture Series, Interdisciplinary Studies, Ateneo de Manila, 2011.
    “Music and Language Nexus of the Panay Bukidnon,” Conservatory of Music, University of San Agustin, Iloilo, Philippines, 2010.
    “Music-Dance Interrelations of the Panay Bukidnon,” Iloilo National High School for the Arts, Iloilo, Philippines, 2010.
    “Cultural Derivations in 21st Century Art Music,” General Education Program. United International College. Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China, 2010.
    “Workshop on Reading a Children’s Operetta Score.” Tigbauan Elementary School, Iloilo, 2010.
    “Creative Arts and Music for Children with Special Needs.” West Visayas State University, Iloilo City, 2010.
    “Panay Bukidnon Music and the Environment.” VOCAS, 5th Floor, Baguio City, Philippines, 2010.
    “The Sibod Ideology of Panay Bukidnon: Structuring Music, Dance,
    Negotiation, and Flow.” Music Museum. University of the Philippines, 2010.
    World Music Cultures. General Education Program. United International College. Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China, 2009.
    Colloquium on: “Interspersed Artforms: An Ideology of Connections.” Interdisciplinary Studies Department, Ateneo de Manila University, 2009.
    Introductory Lecture for a Piano Concert: “Guhit-Tugtugin at Likhain (Piano Sketches and Creations)" featuring Nita Quinto at House for a Briard, Culver City, California, U.S.A., 2009.
    Lecturer and Workshop Facilitator, "The Sibod Ideology in the Music and Dance of Panay Bukidnons," University of California, Riverside, U.S.A., 2009.
    Lecturer for a Piano Concert: "Guhit-Tugtugin at Likhain (Piano Sketches and Creations),” California State University, San Bernardino, California, U.S.A., 2009.
    Introductory Lecture for a Concert: "Guhit-Tugtugin at Likhain (Piano Sketches and
    Creations),” Hillside Club, Berkeley, California, U.S.A., 2009.
    Art Studies Department, University of the Philippines, Diliman. Guest lecturer: “The Binanog.” Quezon City, Philippines, 2008.
    Southeast Asian Studies Department, guest lecturer: “Sibod in the Understanding of the Binanog Music-Dance Tradition.” University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), U.S.A., 2007.
    Anthropology Department, California State University, San Bernardino, lecture and film screening of “GA SIBOD DAI-A! Music and Dance of the Panay Bukidnon.” San Bernardino, California, U.S.A., 2007.
    Tawag ng Bantula: 1st Bamboo Festival. Workshop lecturer on “Organizing Bamboo Performance and Creative Music Applications of the Bamboo.” Abelardo Hall, University of the Philippines, 2005.
    Musicological Colloquium. Lecture: “Rhythmicizing Limog.” University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 2005.
    Katagman Festival in Oton, Iloilo. Workshop lecturer: “Creating Music from Found Objects,” 2004.
    Lecture tour: “Creative Interpretations of Piano Pieces in Tugtog-Likha-Tugtog.” Various academic institutions: Sta. Isabel Conservatory of Music, Manila (November 2004); Philippine Women’s University, Manila (September 2004); Iloilo National High School for the Arts, (July 2004).
    Regional Lecture Tour: “Piano Techniques in Tugtog-Likha-Tugtog.” Western Visayas: University of San Agustin (September 2003); Central Philippine University (September 2003); West Visayas State University (October 2003); Philippine Science High School (October 2003); and Iloilo School for the Arts (November 2003).
    Tultugan Festival, workshop lecturer for: “Bamboo Instruments and their Sound Colors.” Maasin, Iloilo, Philippines, 2003.
    “Understanding Contemporary Music in the Philippines,” a two-day lecture & workshop. West Visayas State University, Iloilo, Philippines, 1999.
    National Music Competitions for Young Artists Foundation, workshop lecturer: “Creative Music-Making” (teaching private and public school teachers creative music-making as an educational tool). Baguio City, Philippines, 1999.

     



    CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS


Paper presenter: “(Re)Sources,” Composers Forum, Burapha University, Thailand, February 2015.
Research Challenges and Determinacy amid the Ata’s Land Conflict, Murder, and Struggle for Resolution. LAÓN-LAÓN Forum of Music Research Centers in Asia, October 2014.
Paper presenter: “Connecting Local Music Theory with 21st Compositional Writing,” Hanoi, Vietnam, October 2014.

Paper presenter: “FieldNotes: Nature in Culture.” International Symposium on Nature in Culture, City University of Hong Kong, September 2013.
Paper presenter and panel participant: “Why Sibod?: Ushering A Music and Dance Ideology in Philippine Studies .” Panel theme: Mga Mahalagang Perspektibo, Pamamaraan at Direksyo ng Araling Pilipino. Sampaksaan: Ang Araling Pilipino sa Larangang Pambansa at Pandaigdigang Pagbabago, GT Toyota Asian Cultural Center, Universidad ng Pilipinas Diliman, May 2013.
Paper presenter: “Sustaining Life for Panay Bukidnon “Binukot’ Women and Meaningful Existence Through Cultural Transmission.” Women’s Symposium, SIAS International University, Xinzheng, Henan Province, People’s Republic of China, May, 2013.
Paper presenter: “Santú: Synchronizing Rhythm, Speech, and Poetry in the Gong and Bamboo Instruments of Panay Bukidnons.” The First International Gongs-and-Bamboo Music Festival, Dipolog, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines, February 2013.
Module Leader: “Payanayana ang Katamnan (Calming the Greens): Resonances between String Instruments and Movements of the Panay Bukidnon.” Ugnayan: Musical Communication on Lute and Zither, Centro Escolar University, Manila, Philippines, November 2012.
Paper presenter: “Panagin-op: Memory through Voice,” KAPWA International Conference, Baguio City, Philippines, June 2012.
Paper presenter: “Space Constitutions in the Music and Dance of Panay Bukidnons.” International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) Symposium, June 2012.
Paper presenter: “Graceful Strategies Toward a Proper or Covert Affair: The Pinanyo in the Binanog Music and Dance Tradition.” International Conference: The Impact of Music in Shaping Southeast Asian Societies. Abelardo Hall Auditorium. University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 2011.
Sub-convenor of the panel: Ethnoaesthetics of Philippine/Southeast Asian Music. International Conference: The Impact of Music in Shaping Southeast Asian Societies, 2011.
Moderator: “Interview with the Masters.” International Rondalla Festival, Tagum, Davao del Norte, 2011.
“Mangalimog Ako: Finding One’s Voice in Sugidanon (Epic Chanting),” International Epic Conference. Ateneo de Manila, 2011.
Paper presenter: “Ginapino-ino nga Limog: Thought-of Sound in Music, Dance and Language among Panay Bukidnons,” First International Conference on Visayan Art and Culture. Cebu City, 2010
Paper presenter: “Endangered Earth, Endangered Sound: Displacement, Obsolescence, and Transformation in Panay Bukidnon Music,” 21ST  Conference on West Visayas History and Culture. Guimaras  Tourism and Information Center (GTIC) Function Hall, Guimaras Provincial Capitol Complex, San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras, 2010.
Discussant: Nicole Revel’s paper on “Turning the intangible into the tangible: An experience with ‘Literature of Voice’ in the Philippines.” Symposium on the Politics and Poetics of Asian Intangible Cultural Heritage. University of Hong Kong, Faculty of the Arts, 2009.
Asian Visual Cultures 2nd Annual Workshop, paper presenter: Landscape (In)externalized in Dance and Music-Making of Panay Bukidnons, Philippines. University of California, Irvine, California, U.S.A. 2009.
Paper presenter: “Beyond Mimesis: Redefining the Banog in the Binanog Music-Dance Tradition of the Panay Bukidnon.” International Conference on Philippine Studies. University of the Philippines, Philippine Social Science Research Center of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines, 2008.
2nd KAPWA International Conference, panel convener and discussant: “Envisioning: Schools of Living Traditions.” University of the Philippines, Visayas. Iloilo, Philippines, 2008.
Paper presenter: “Rhythmicizing Mnemonics: How Voice/Sound Structures in Words are Transformed in the Binanog Music-Dance Tradition of the Panay Bukidnon.” Pacific Northwest Society for Ethnomusicology Conference, University of British Columbia. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2008.
Paper presenter: “Narratives and the Current Barasalun (Musical Instruments) of the Panay Bukidnon.” West Visayas Conference on History and Culture, University of Iloilo Audio-Visual Room, Iloilo City Philippines, 2007.
Paper presenter: “Learning from the Women of Panay Bukidnons: Task-Building as Empowerment in Music, Dance and Other Artforms.” World Music Forum, Round-Table Discussion/Conference, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., 2005.
Paper presenter: “Country Report on the Status of Filipino Composers in the Philippines.” World Music Days, Asian Composers League Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 2005.
Paper presenter: “(Re)Opening a Cultural Memory: The Bamboo Instruments of the Panay Bukidnons.” Tawag ng Bantula: 1st Bamboo Festival, Quezon City, Philippines, 2005.
Paper presenter: “Women Composers of the Philippines.” Donne in Musica (Women in Music), Rome, Italy, 1999.



PERFORMANCE

Conducted the Asian Traditional Orchestra in the performance of my composition
“Orde-e,” Jeju Island, South Korea, 2009.
Performance - nose flute, UNESCO-UP Maceda Archive Launching, Philippines, 2007.
Performance - nose flute, Asian Center, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1997.
Performance - Japanese koto, University of the Philippines Abelardo Hall, 1995.
Performance - Japanese koto, PHILAM Life Theatre, Philippines, 1994.
UNIVERSITY SERVICE
Organized Colloquium of Music Composition speakers, 2011 and ongoing.
Organized Masterclass: “Quotor Diotima String Quartet” of France, Mini-Hall Abelardo Hall, U.P. College of Music, 2011.
Organized lecture-Workshop: “Algorithmic Composition with Acoustic Instrument Improvisation” of Prof. Chih-Fang Huang and Luo Chao Yun, Abelardo Hall, U.P. College of Music, 2010.
Organizer: “Bayi” Colloquium and Performances, Music Museum, U.P. College of Music. 2010.
Committee Vice-Chair on Concerts, “ASPE International Ethnomusicology Symposium.” Metro Manila, Philippines. Committee Chair on External Events, 2002.
Committee Chair on External Events, “ASPE International Ethnomusicology Symposium.” Metro Manila, Philippines, 2002.



PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Balay Patawili, Inc. (NGO for Cultural Initiatives of Panay Bukidnons). Founder and President.
Donne in Musica (Women in Music), Italy. International Honour Committee, Board Member.
Musicological Society of the Philippines. Member.
Asian Composers League (15-country organization), Executive Committee member.
Asian Composers League, Philippines, President.
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, local and international. Member.
Iloilo Children’s Choir, Inc., Vice-President.
National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP). Member.