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“CLARIFICATIONS”: Lecture of the Filipino Society of Composers and Arrangers (FILSCAP)

As part of the initiatives of the UP-College of Music to increase productivity in both creative work and research, an activity was organized featuring the ...

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UPD honors the Open School of Music (OSM) and Josephine Cecilia L. Baradas in Gawad Tsanselor 2019

On June 21, 2019, the University of the Philippines (UP) recognized 13 awardees in the Gawad Tsanselor 2019 ceremony held at the Institute of Biology Auditorium...

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KÁROLY, JENŐ AND FRANZ: a commemoration of the life and works of Jenő Takács

The Embassy of Hungary in the Philippines in cooperation with the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Music proudly presents KÁROLY, JENŐ AND FRANZ, an evening of chamber...

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UP College of Music sponsors free medical music therapy lecture by Rich Abante-Moats, M.A., MT-BC

Cultural responsiveness, equity, equity pedagogy, inclusivity vis a vis exclusivity, intercultural understanding – words likened to the ‘criesLast August 22, 2019, the UP College of Music sponsored.....

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12th Asian Pacific Symposium for Music Education Research APSMER in Macau: a recap

Cultural responsiveness, equity, equity pedagogy, inclusivity vis a vis exclusivity, intercultural understanding – words likened to the ‘cries in the wilderness’ by our learners...

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Bulwagan ng Dangal: Linggo ng Parangal 2019 honors Mr. Ryan Cayabyab

On June 18, 2019, the Bulwagan ng Dangal: Linggo Parangal’s “Seremonya ng Pagbubukas” of the University of the Philippines (UP) was held at the UP Theater...

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Moritz Ernst plays in Abelardo Hall Auditorium

The University of the Philippines Office of International Linkages (UP OIL) and the UP College of Music Department of Keyboard invite you to Sonaten...

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Manila Composers Lab (MCL) to hold 10th anniversary celebration

Marking its 10th anniversary, the Manila Composers Lab (MCL) is bringing in special guests and artists for a five-day event at the UP College of Music...

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Paraguayan Classical Guitarist Favio Rodriguez Gives Master Class and Concert

The Strings and Chamber Music Department hosted Favio Rodriguez: Classical Guitar Master Class and Concert last January 21, 2019...

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Philippine Modernities named "Best Book in the Social Sciences" of 2018

Philippine Modernities: Music, Performing Arts, and Language, 1880-1941, edited by Dr. Jose Buenconsejo of the UP College of Music, won the Elfren S. Cruz Prize for Best Book...

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East Meets West During the UP Guitar Faculty’s Concert “Nonwestern”

On November 29, 2018, the UP Guitar Faculty performed in a concert titled Nonwestern held at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium. Prof. Nathan Manimtim...

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UP SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO MAKE DEBUT DECEMBER 13

The UP Symphony Orchestra (UPSO), the official system-wide orchestra of the University of the Philippines, will be introduced to the entire community...

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UP Guitar Orchestra "September Dreams"

September Dreams, performed by the UP Guitar Orchestra under the directorship of Prof. Lester Demetillo, was not your typical classical concert...

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CMu Student Wins ACL Young Composers Prize

On October 23, 2018, Ryle Nicole Q. Custodio, a composition student from the UP College of Music, became the first Filipino young composer to have won first place...

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UP Arco "Passages"

“Let all good things in life be celebrated with music.” This belief by conductor Professor Edna Marcil Martinez, fondly called “Michi”...

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“Koto Transformation: A Concert and Workshops of Transcultural Koto Music by the Satsuki Odamura Koto Ensemble, Australia”

he Department of Musicology, UP College of Music hosted “Koto Transformation: A Concert and Workshops of Transcultural Koto Music...

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SOUNDSCAPES OF CENTRAL EUROPE IN ABELARDO HALL AUDITORIUM

To celebrate 100 years of Independence of the Czech Republic and Poland and two decades of partnership among countries of the Visegrad Group...

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Kundiman: Ripieno Ensemble PH in Hongkong

“Yaon ang aking bayan, na sagana sa yaman…at ang kulang na lamang yaong kasarinlan!” - “Ang Aking Bayan”, Nicanor Abelardo (1893-1934) ...

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UP College of Music Delegates at 2018 China-Asean Music Festival Report

Delegates from the University of the Philippines College of Music attended and performed at the 2018 China-ASEAN Music Festival...

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The UP Guitar Orchestra

Last April 12, The UP Guitar Orchestra directed by Guitar Professor Lester Demetillo held their concert at the Abelardo Hall...

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No Strings Attached

Last April 26, the UP Arco along with the Strings Section of the UP Orchestra held their concert “No Strings Attached” directed and conducted by Professor Edna Marcil Martinez...

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Can Hip Hop Survive in the Midst of War?

With songs that speak mostly about drugs, girls, and money, hip hop, as a genre, does not garner much respect in the country. Neither is it a lucrative industry...

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Jòzsef Terèk and Friends of Hungary Conduct a Lecture Concert

On the 19th of March the well renowned Hungarian folk group Jòzsef Terèk and friends, performed on the stage of the Abelardo Hall...

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“Beyond Classroom Walls and Blackboards: A Study Abroad Article”

Train rides were one of the unforgettable experiences of my Japan life. I recall often asking myself, “at which station am I getting off?” Every time I rode the train...

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Double-Bass Masterclass by Michel Veillon

“Natural" and "fundamental” were the words instilled into everyone’s mind after Double-Bass Maestro Michel Veillon from Switzerland, graced the UP College of Music with his presence by giving a master class last February 19, 2018...

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Maceda100 Closing Concert

There was anticipation in the air last January 31 at the U.P College of Music Abelardo Hall as the closing activities of the year- long celebration of Dr. Jose Maceda’s...

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Guitarist Roberto Basa conducts a Brazilian Choro Masterclass

“One of the main differences between jazz musicians and classical musicians is that jazz musicians have the capacity to compose on the spot.” This was a “spot-on” statement of Robert Basa, a visiting musician from California, who...

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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...

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Dr. David Urrows Meets U.P. Music Scholars

Dr. David Urrows, a music historian based in Hong Kong, visited the College of Music on May 19, 2017 to assist U.P. music scholars, Asst. Prof. Arwin Q. Tan and Instructor Mahler Villanueva, in determining...

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LIKE A BIRD: A KOTO CHAMBER CONCERT

On April 19, 2017, the Department of Musicology, UP College of Music held a koto chamber concert entitled Tori no Yōni (Like a Bird). Set on the Abelardo Hall Auditorium platform, it was an intimate...

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