Caritas et amor in the noblest way

I have been wanting to write about this for weeks now, but I was not able to create the best title for this, until I found this: Caritas et amor (Gregorian chorale) by Z. Randall Stroope (*1955) Sung by the Philippine Madrigal Singers Church of St. Matthias, Munich-Fürstenried, Germany, 2010. Video credits: isispartners And that’s what… Continue reading Caritas et amor in the noblest way

CCP Hands-on Choral Workshop 2014: Training ground of choral champions

Last October, I was fortunate to be part of the team of trainors for the CCP Hands-on Choral Workshop. The workshop is now on its 12th season, and has attracted choral groups and conductors from all over the Philippines as well as other countries. This year, we had a choir from Kuala Lumpur participating in… Continue reading CCP Hands-on Choral Workshop 2014: Training ground of choral champions

#ThrowbackThursday: Be part of a TV Station ID = CHECK!

Singing with a world-renowned choral group sure had its perks. One of which is being seen on TV! So, every bit of TV exposure, we treasure it. And this is definitely one for the books, immortalized through Youtube. As we await for the new Station ID of this TV channel, which is coming out tonight,… Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday: Be part of a TV Station ID = CHECK!

15 and 1

Yesterday, after a full day of work (faculty meeting in the morning then choir rehearsal in the afternoon), I headed off to two important celebrations: the Shrine of Jesus’ 15th Anniversary of its consecration and dedication, and OA’s first death anniversary. These two events coincided on the same time, so I had to fix my… Continue reading 15 and 1

Half a decade after

…and it’s still surreal! Here is the video clip of the announcement of winner of the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing back in August 2007. Check out Touringkitty in the video, my dear lucky charm, the Hello Kitty wand given by my now dear husband. Let me take you to Arezzo for a few… Continue reading Half a decade after