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CMu Students at the 2017 NAMCYA Competitions

(National Music Competitions for Young Artists Foundation, Inc.)

Since its organization in 1973, the NAMCYA Competitions has become an authority in discovering and developing excellent Filipino musicians and artists all over the country. It is then with pride to impart that since then, students from the UP College of Music have frequently topped its various categories.
Congratulations to our outstanding students and alumni who have garnered high rankings at the recently concluded NAMCYA Competitions, held between November 21 to 25 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines!
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From the Winds and Percussion Department:
First Prize: Mark Kennedy Rocas, flute
Second Prize and Best Interpretation of Contest Piece: John Owen Castro, flute

From the Keyboard Department
(no First Prize was awarded):
Second Prize: Juan Paolo Panagsagan
Second Prize: Klyde Ledamo
Third Prize and Best Interpretation of Contest Piece: Danica Mae Antazo 

From the Conducting and Choral Ensemble Department:

Third Prize: Cyro Bon Cloui Moral as the conductor of TIP Choral Society

The Composition and Theory Department has also been the home of the composers of these new works performed as contest pieces:

Senior Piano: “…Within…” (for flute and piano) by Josefino Chino Toledo
Senior Voice: Kung Iniaalay Ang Naririto (with High Voice, Medium Voice, and Low Voice versions) by Nilo Alcala
Senior Woodwinds: Metung (for solo flute, solo clarinet, solo oboe and solo bassoon) by Conrado del Rosario
Children’s Choir: Pagmumuni (Zazen sa Papag) music by Verne dela Peña, poem by Juan Ekis)

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CMu Students at the 2017 NAMCYA Competitions

Since its organization in 1973, the NAMCYA Competitions has become an authority in discovering and developing excellent Filipino musicians and artists all over the country. It is then with pride to impart that since then, students from the UP College of Music have frequently topped its various categories.
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