December 29, Tuesday ~ Tita Lenny de Jesus' Birtday Party, Ritz Towers, Makati December 26, Wednesday ~ Faustino-Co Nuptials, Sanctuario de San Jose, Greenhills December 22 Tuesday ~ Araneta-Despabiladeras Nuptials, Parish of the Holy Sacrifice, UP Diliman December 20 Sunday ~ Restaging of the UP Lantern Parade, Araneta Center, 4pm December 19 Saturday ~ UPSA Christmas Party, Sanctuario de San Jose, Greenhills December 18 Friday ~ Christmas Tapestry, 5pm SM Manila ~ Bagong Pamaskong Handog Ng NKTI Christmas Celebration 2009, NKTI, Diliman December 17 Thursday ~ Pasko Ng Mga Santinos, lunch treat for children hosted by Gen. Esperon, and Presidential Managment Staff (PMS) Christmas Party, Malacañang, 1:30pm
~ "Kalay Gives Back", Christmas Show for A Cause, Kalayaan Residence Hall, 8pm
December 16 Wednesday ~ "Christmas In Cypress", birthday celebration of Atty. Avelino Cruz, 7pm, Dasmariñas Village, Makati ~ Wake of Ma. Dulce Agcaoili, Mt. Carmel, Quezon City December 15 Tuesday ~ Golden Wedding Anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. Enriquez, Bangkal, Pampanga, 3pm December 14 Monday ~ Dinner for Mr. Zuellig, hosted by Mr. Washington Sycip, 7pm, Forbes park, Makati
~ Parangal Sa Mga Guro Ng Arte at Literatura, UP College of Arts & Letters / 2:30pm, Faculty Center
December 13 Sunday ~ A Feast for Christmas, Hall 1, SMX Convention Hall, Mall of Asia sponsored by SKY Cable & Asian Food Channel
December 12 Saturday ~ Ed Manguiat as jury - UP Awitan 2009, 45th university-wide Christmas choral competition, 8pm, SM City North Cinema 6, sponsored by UP KEM Engineers, Inc. Jury: Jai Sasbas-Aracama (UPCC), Ed Manguiat (UPSA), Arwin Tan (Novo Concertante), Raul Navarro (UP Vocal Ensemble), Gideon Bendicion (PCDA)
~ World Trade Bazaar
~ "Walang Tulugan" tv guesting/taping for December 19 show, GMA 7.
December 10 Thursday ~ Gawad Quezon City, 8pm, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Robinsons Galleria, Ortigas Center Guest Performers: UPSA, Nonoy Zuñiga, Lou Bonevie, The Company, Pilita Corales
December 9 Wednesday ~ Serenade for Mr. Washington Sycip, 4pm, SGV Bldg, Ayala Ave., Makati
~ The Alpha Phi Beta Fraternity Chancery ~ Metro Manila Fellowship & Recognition Night Wackwack Golf & Country Club, Mandaluyong City
December 8 Tuesday ~ Unang Hirit, GMA7 / Opening number, 5:15am
December 7 Monday ~ Rehearsals w/ MPO, Nonoy Zuñiga, Lou Bonevie, Pilita Corales for Gawad Quezon City, 2pm, Makati December 6 Sunday ~ The Events Center, SM Clark, Pampanga, 4pm
December 5 Saturday ~ Mall of Asia. Performance at the lobby and at the Christmas tree at the bay, Pasay City
~ The 9th World Bazaar Festival, World Trade Center, Pasay City
December 4 Friday ~ Cravings Restaurant's special day with guests, Craving's, Katipunan Ave., QC
December 2 Wednesday ~ C2 Restaurant "Serenade", Missouri St., Greenhills
~ Jao-Topacio Family Party and opening of Christmas Village Exhibit, Fairview,
December 1 Tuesday ~ Sec. Esperanza Cabral's Birthday ~ "Lorraine Villanueva - A Celebration of A Life Well-Lived", a tribute by the College of Home Economics
November 8-9Sunday-Monday ~ UPSA Team Building Workshop & Orientation Program / Search for Mr. & Miss UPSA 2009 The Fraser Place, Valero St., Makati City . See photos of the activities in the Mr. & Miss UPSA '09 Page
November 11Wednesday ~ Justine Jarasa-Nova de la Rosa Wedding /2pm, Sanctuario de San Antonio, Forbes, Makati November 13Friday ~ Mini Concert and opening activity of the Ipil Cafe, Ipil Residence Hall, UP DIliman
November 14Saturday ~ Ms. Doris Magsaysay-Ho's Birthday NAMCYA National Finals, CCP Main Theatre, 6pm, Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, CCP: University of Mindanao Chorale, 1st Place / St. Louis University Glee Club, 2nd Place / University of the Philippines Los Banos Choral Ensemble, 3rd Place / University of Sto. Tomas Coro Tomasino / University of San Agustin Troubadors / University of Southeastern Philippines Harmonia Polifonica Jury:ED MANGUIAT (UPSA), ROBERT DELGADO (Composer & Conductor), TRISTAN IGNACIO (Imusicapella), ANNA PIQUERO (UE Chorale) & JONATHAN VELASCO (Ateneo Chamber Singers)
~ Koro Filipino Launching Concert, featuring choral works of Filipino composers 8pm, Philamlife Auditorium, UN Ave., Manila, Featuring: Aquinas University Chorale, Cris Carly Baesa Yu, Choirmaster Auit Vocal Ensemble, Mary Catherine Tranco, Choirmaster Himig Sanghaya Chorale,Mary Catherine Tranco, Choirmaster Koro Ilustrado, Edmun Allan Piquero & Anna Piquero, Choirmasters Mandaluyong Children's Choir, Sebastian Trinidad, Choirmaster Manila Chamber Singers, Sebastian Trinidad, Choirmaster U.P. Singing Ambassadors, Ed Manguiat, Choirmaster
November 16 BPI Students Awards, 2009 Search for Outstanding Pinoy Expat Children 8am Club 1851, 20th Fr., BPI Head Office, Ayala Center, Makati November 17 ~ Laban Ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP) National Assembly c/o Senator Angara, Manila Hotel Assembly - 7am / pick-up at Bliss-8am ~ Wake of Sen. Gordon's mother, Sanctuario de San Antonio, Forbes Park, 7pm November 18 ~ Wake of Marvin Voctoriano's father November 19-22 The Philippine Choral Directors' Association (PCDA) Visayan Choral Workshop Summit | Regional Convention for Visayas and Mindanao The University of the Visayas main campus in Cebu hosted The PCDA's National Masterclass Series, a four-day seminar on choral conducting, choral-directing and management and information on PCDA's choral network. The Masterclass was open to music supervisors, teachers, choir directors, conductors, coordinators, trainers, enthusiasts, and voice teachers from the Visayas and Mindanao. Masterclass speakers: Eudenice Palaruan - advanced conducting | Edgardo Manguiat - vocal techniques | Anna Piquero - basic conducting | Arwin Tan - solfege/theory/choral arranging | Leonyl Torres - movement and choreography | Msgr. Rudy Villanueva - choral literature | Performers: Voices of Cebu, Mandaue Children's Choir, Cebu Chamber Singers, University of the Visayas Chorale, University of the East Chorale, and Loboc Children's Choir.
(Photos courtesy of Mr. Thomas Schüle)
November 20 Entertainment numbers for hotel guests, The Fraser Place Lobby, 6pm, Valero St., Makati November 26-28 Mindanao Choral Festival & Cliniquing through Koro Filipino Capitol University, Cagayan de Oro City
October 2 Friday ~ Tita Gigi Oyog's Birthday ~ Mini Concert, Ipil Dormitory c/o Ms. Alma Tirona | 1pm - canceled. October 3 Saturday Wedding Anniversary of Prof. Cielo Chua's (UP CHE) Parents, Merville, Parañaque ~ Postponed to Oct. 11 October 4 Sunday UST Rehearsals, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 3pm October 5 Monday ~ Andrew Rosario's Birthday October 5 / 6 / 7 CCP Rehearsals, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 October 8 Thursday CONCERT, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral", 8pm, CCP Main Theatre Phil. Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert Ryker, conductor Syung-Hye Sim, soprano / Nenen Espina, mezzo-soprano /Randy Gilongo, tenor / Noel Azcona, baritone UST Singers / UP Singing Ambassadors / Ateneo College Glee Club
October 11 Sunday 35th Wedding Anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. Tio, parents of Prof. Cielo Chua (College of Home Economics) 7pm, Merville Subdivision, Parañaque
October 14 Wednesdday ~ "Umagang Kay Ganda" TV guesting, opening number, 5am / ABS CBN UKG Studio.
~ Meeting with Mrs. Alcantara (Belgium Tour project, April 2010), 2pm October 15 Thursday 2nd AIT Conference On Tourism & Hospitality, Marikina Convention Center, 8:30am c/o Gretchen Espina October 16 Friday ~ Leah Tapia's Birthday ~ Harana for Sec. Ricardo Saludo's advance birthday party, 3-5pm, Civil Service Bldg. Commonwealth Ave., QC October 19 Monday ~ Carmela Nabor-Gerlach's birthday October 20 Tuesday BPA/P Fellowship Night (Int'l. Outsourcing Summit) | with Ms. Isay Alvarez, Mr. Robert Seña & the Phil. Bayanihan Dancers | Sunset Pavilion, Sofitel Phil. Plaza Hotel
October 22 Thursday Preliminary Meeting re: 30th Anniversary Celebrations, 2010 | Cafe Quezon, 2pm October 23 Friday Peter Paa's Birthday ~
October 24 Saturday Kring Jabonillo's Birthday ~ October 24 Saturday Western Union TV commercial shoot (UPSA boys), Sta. Isabel College Auditorium, 7am-12mn Starring role - Cesar Montano | Front row sina Vic, Sherwin, Oliver, QD, Andrew, John Martin, Erwin, Darel, Iric, Michael, Christian, JL
October 24 Saturday Silong-Tanglaw Foundation Center, Araneta Ave., QC, 3pm, c/o Fr. Noel "Ika-20 Taong Pagtanglaw at Pagsilong sa Mga Bata Ng Silong-Tanglaw"
October 27 Tuesday Sec. Ricardo Saludo's birthday October 30 Friday Performance for INC Las Piñas Anniversay October 31 Saturday John Martin Ladines' birthday
September 1 Tuesday "Filipino Night", International Center Cultural Night, 8pm, UP Diliman September 7 Monday ~ Rehearsal, Greenhills ~ Jhera's Bday treat, Amici Italian Restaurant, Greenhills September 8 Tuesday Guest performance. Chancellor Gerry Cao's Birthday Concert. 7pm, Abelardo Hall Auditorium
September 12 Saturday Ed Manguiat as Jury, National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) Southern Luzon Eliminations (Calabarzon), Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music, Diliman U.P. Los Baños Chorale qualified for the National Finals in November. The panel of adjudicators was composed of Ed Manguiat, UPSA | Malou Hermo, ACGC | Arwin Tan, Novo Concertante
The NMCYA Southern Luzon Eliminations. Photos by Melvic Cano.
September 13 Sunday Traineeship Exam, Atrium, CAL New Bldg. September 14 Monday ~ 109th Phil. Civil Service Anniversary Public Service Delivery Audit/Assistance (PASADA) Awards & Honor Awards Program PNP Multi-urpose Center, Camp Crame, Quezon City ~ Invitation for Ed Manguiat Dinner in Honor of Nes Jardin, immediate Past President, Cultural Center of the Phils. UP Executive House, 6pm | Host - UP President Emerlinda Roman
Dinner for Nestor Jardin, UP Executive House
September 15 Tuesday ~ Dinner hosted by Sen. Ed Angara, Club Pilipino ~ Choral Workshop for the AUP Chorale, University of Asia and the Pacific, Ortigas, Pasig City (Tentative) September 18 Friday IamNinoy Hero Core, guest performance, venue: TBA September 19 Saturday Choral workshop with UAP Chorale, 5pm, University of Asia and the Pacific Campus, Ortigas Center September 20 Sunday ~ Tita Meldy's Birthday ~ Dinner with Sen. Angara | 8pm, Hussien, Makati September 22 Tuesday Wake of Mrs. Lorraine Forbes Villanueva (UP College of Home Economics), Funeraria Paz September 24 Thursday Sen. Angara's Birthday, Shangri-la Makati | Departure at UP - 4pm
September 27 Saturday Chua-Yunez Wedding, Christ the King Church, Green Meadows / Shangri-la, Makati ASEAN Law Association Annual Conference, Ayala Museum, Greenbelt Park, Makati ... both events canceled due to heavy rains (typhoon Ondoy) September 28 Monday 2nd AIT Conference, c/o Gretchen Espina, Marikina ~ (postponed to Tuesday, Sept. 29, AIT, UP Diliman, QC) September 30 Wednesday Alpha Phi Beta, Fellowship and Annual Fraternity Ball & Induction of New Members 6:30pm, Clubhouse, Banquets A&B, Wackwack Golf & Country Club National Anthem, UP Naming Mahal | 30-min. serenade during dinner | 18 singers ~ (canceled due to flood aftermath of typhoon Ondoy)
August 8 Saturday Kalayaan Residence Hall Mini Show August 11 Tuesday 90th Bday, Bahay Ng Alumni, c/o Marites Englis August 13 Thursday ~ Rehearsal for Baler, CCPb 9am-12nn ~ Sta. Filomena, SFDM, 12nn-2pm August 16-19 "Baler400". Celebration of Baler's 400th Year Anniversary Departure - Sunday, Aug. 16, Jollibee Philcoa, 7am, in two CCP coasters. Arrival in Baler at 2pm. Rehearsals at 4pm with the Children & Youth choirs, ATI August 18 Tuesday Gabi ng Musikang Pilipino, Baler Sports Complex. UPSA repertoire: Canto Patriotico de Maria Clara (Juan S. de Hernandez / Lyrics: Jose Rizal) Sampaguita, a capella (Dolores Paterno) KundimanMedley with Rachelle Gerodias, soprano | Ervin Lumauag, tenor | UPSA O, Bayan Ko (Ryan Cayabyab) & Ngayon, Bukas at Kailanman (Louie Ocampo / Lyrics: Edith Gallardo), theme song from the movie "BALER", with Isay Alvarez | Bo Cerrudo | Rachelle Gerodias Ervin Lumauag | PPO | UPSA | Baler Youth and Children’s Choir. August 19-24 Yi-Lan Rain Festival, Yi-lan, Taiwan. Departure for Taipei, 11am NAIA 3, via Cebu Pacific. Performances at 5pm 7pm, Yi-lan.
Some photos in Yi-lan, Taiwan.
August 22 Saturday Ynares Center, Antipolo City, Rizal, c/o NCCA August 28 Friday Gabi Ng Kasaysayan, UP Theatre, 8pm