UP Symphonic Band takes the Abelardo Hall Concert Series stage

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UP Symphonic Band takes the Abelardo Hall Concert Series stage


For Season 2’s third pitch of the Abelardo Hall Concert Series, the UP College of Music and the UP College of Music Alumni Association, in cooperation with the Office of the Chancellor thru the Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts, proudly present: “Symphonicity” featuring the UP Symphonic Band.

Under the baton of Asst. Professor Rodney D.S. Ambat, the eighty-piece band garnered the Best Performing Group Award when they performed original compositions of Asian Composers of new music in Symphonic Band Category at the 33rd Asian Composers League International Festival and Conference in 2015. In what promises to be another riveting production on 26 October 2018 (7PM), the performance pieces of the UP Symphonic Band, recipient of UP’s Honorific Award for Student Performing Arts Group (HASPAG, 2016), will be artistically depicted, visually enhanced and skillfully projected by the UP College of Fine Arts, Department of Visual Communication’s Chairperson Marc J. San Valentin, Associate Professor Mitzi Marie Aguilar- Reyes, Annie Dennise P. Lumbao, and Melvin S. Calingo.

The Abelardo Hall Concert Series, now on its second Season, envisions the Abelardo Hall Auditorium as a center of culture not just for the university, but for the larger community. The Season comprises of monthly concerts that showcase the diversity of talents that are or have been part of the UP College of Music. The intended lineup is a mix of genres and styles that is truly the mark of UP.

Admission tickets are priced at P500 and P250 with special discounts for students (50%), the elderly (20%), and people with disabilities (20%). For ticket reservations, please contact Faye Manuzon at 926 0026 or 981 8500 loc. 2629 or via email at abelardohall.music@gmail.com.