Conducted a crash course on sound engineering for live performances. Happy to meet you, Ateneo Musicians’ Pool. You are a Continue reading Workshop with Ateneo Musicians’ Pool
I was invited to share about strategies on self-publishing by the National Book Development Board (NBDB) on the Continue reading 7th Philippine International Literary Festival
Was invited to speak at Miriam High School, an exclusive school for girls. Shared music production tidbits, a little music history, and examples of my work. I haven’t been teaching in a long while so I really enjoyed this. Continue reading Music Production Talk at Miriam High School
“The PhilPop Musicfest Foundation is an advocate of Filipino music that seeks to resound and preserve our vanishing, perhaps forgotten, musical gems, and empower Filipino songwriters whose music can inspire and motivate a nation.” -Philpop Facebook page
I was invited to be a judge in the 4th Philpop Festival, an offshoot of the famous MetroPop songwriting contest in the 70s and 80s. Now headed by then winner Ryan Cayabyab and business mogul Manny Pangilinan, this year’s hopefuls reached around Continue reading PHILPOP 2015 Judging
Recording the Universidad de Zamboanga Grand Chorale, rearranging their alma mater’s hymn and the regional song Zamboanga Hermosa are one of the highlights of the year. I’ve recorded plenty of choirs (including those that tour the globe) and I could say that UZGC is a world-class choir in the making. Continue reading Universidad de Zamboanga Grand Chorale
What better way to kick off summer than to do our part as earthkeepers? Continue reading Treeplanting with Homeschoolers
Was invited by Lifebox to speak at a Leadership Forum at University of the Philippines, Diliman (my alma mater and where I taught for 8 years). Continue reading Leadership Forum – University of The Philippines
A dream come true! I’ve always wanted to be featured in Entrepreneur Magazine. I didn’t think it would happen so soon. Continue reading Entrepreneur Magazine Feature
What a privilege in being tasked to select the best songs of the year for this year’s Awit Awards. Continue reading Judging for The Awit Awards 2011
Joyce Titular, thanks for inviting us over. Owie Burns, Ron Titular and The Edge crew made us feel so much at home. It is always a pleasure to meet fellow Christians who are passionate about using the arts for ministry. Vida, as always, excellent job. You really sing so well when there’s something wrong with your throat. Haha. Special thanks to Xyza de Guzman for documenting the interview.
Six Billion Stories (SBS) Radio in Australia interviewed me about handling the NXTGen Kids Choir, writing music and producing an album.
To listen, click the PLAY button.[audio:http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/filipino-080917-1f5.mp3%5D
Back in 2005, the NXTGen Kids Choir was born. 25 kids with a passion to sing and serve for the Lord were chosen to lead the kids in Sunday School in Christ Commision Fellowship (CCF). Their album “GENERATIONS” is available at St. Francis Square Bookstore in Ortigas and the Master’s Workhouse in Robinsons Galleria. For online purchases, just go to iTunes.
To hear audio snippets, please visit the Albums page.