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|Posted on June 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM||comments (0)|
(Originally posted last 10 June 2017 on Facebook)
I already had my fill of traveling through freeways connecting cities and towns just within the past two weeks. Last week was that 45-minute distance between Ruston and Monroe in Louisiana. This week got me hooked into the 6-hour distance between Toronto and Montreal (for the nth time!). Oh, I haven't counted inbound and outbound trips to airports in Monroe, Atlanta and Toronto as well. There are other people out there who tr...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 20, 2017 at 4:05 PM||comments (0)|
(Originally posted last 04 June 2017 on Facebook)
It's really great to be part of the New Music on the Bayou this year! I met new friends (and new browwwws to count 33 lines with...ummm I should stop this lol), heard lots of music and conversations, mess around with crawfish for the first time (good thing seafood is something my tummy can handle very well), tried speaking Southern and Cajun (hey there, y'all!), and...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 15, 2017 at 9:35 PM||comments (0)|
Hi friends and visitors!
We're counting two weeks more before the New Music on the Bayou festival starts in Monroe, Louisiana! As I finalize my travel arrangements, I can officially say now that my work Gandingan sa Kagiliran (for percussion duo) will have its 5th performance during the festival on 02 June 2017, 1:00PM @ the Northminster Church (2701 Lamy Lane, Monroe LA). I will be present throughout...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 25, 2017 at 2:40 PM||comments (0)|
The month of April isn't quite done yet, as I have more exciting news on my end.
Firstly, my "piano concerto" Pagkukumahog / [Sa] Paglilok ng Batong Hindi Nakikita (Urgency / [In] Sculpting an Invisible Rock) will receive its world premiere as a finalist entry in the 5-Minute Piano Concerto Compe...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 24, 2017 at 11:50 PM||comments (0)|
My work Pangkur received its premiere performance on 25 March 2017 @ the Music Gallery, Toronto, performed by the Continuum Contemporary Music and conducted by Brian Current. This premiere is part of the PIVOT Mentorship Program, initiated by the Canadian League of Composers and the Cana...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 14, 2016 at 1:00 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on November 12, 2016 at 9:15 AM||comments (0)|
I'm thrilled that a new work of mine, Piano Concerto (Pagkukumahog // [Sa] Paglilok ng Batong Hindi Nakikita), was selected among 9 others for the final stage of the 5-Minute Piano Concerto Competition in the upcoming 29th Music Biennale Zagreb! Its premiere will happen on 26 April 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia, and more details will follow when the festival programme is finalized.
The a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 23, 2016 at 7:30 PM||comments (0)|
Big thanks to the Ensemble x.y as they program my string trio Sa Kanyang Paglayag (In His Voyage) on their upcoming October concert! Jill Valentine (viola), Joe Davies (cello) and Gwen Reed (contrabass) will be rendering its UK premiere. The event also features performances of other works by Luciano Leite Barbosa, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 8, 2016 at 5:10 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on September 5, 2016 at 11:45 AM||comments (0)|
Photo: (In sound booth, left to right) Riley Palanca, Dominique Brillantes. I (far right) manned the recording and mixing while also taking part in the dialogue. Taken at the CKUT 90.3 FM studio in Montreal.
As a political protest to the Philippine government's initiative to bury former dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Cemetery of Heroes), playwright/spoken word artis...Read Full Post »