Concert of Classic Music: School of
centennial college week offering
SSC Chorus Class
with Ms. Ma. Lourdes Hermo conducting, Ms. Judy Tan on Piano 1,
Mr. J. Greg Zuniega on Piano 2 and Mr. Edgardo Embradura,
percussion performing "Cantate Domino", "I Will Magnify Thee",
Dona Nobis Pacem,
and "Te Deum"
The faculty and students
of SSC School of Music presented a concert in commemoration of the
Centennial College Week, bearing the theme "100 Years and Growing"
last February 14, 2006 at the St. Cecilia’s Hall.
as the main highlight of the occasion was the performance of the
SSC Chorus Class, with conductor Prof. Malou Hermo and pianists J.
Greg Zuniega and Judy Tan, as they interpreted A. Consolacion
III's Cantate Domino, I Will Magnify Thee, Dona Nobis Pacem
and Te Deum. The performance
of piano department
Soria, Nelia Mitra, Mae de Vera and Gloria Austria, who were
followed by J. Greg Zuniega, Mary Anne Espina, joined by students
Judy Tan and Marie Angela Austria, set the tone for the lunch-time
concert with the group's rendition of popular tunes Star Wars
and Happy Days on four pianos.
faculty professors Nenen Espina, Ronan Ferrer and Mia Bolaños
performed a refreshing combination of well-loved Broadway numbers,
Filipino kundiman and Spanish songs. Mary
Anne Espina and J. Greg Zuniega, through their interpretation of
Sonata No. 2 in B flat for four hands, paid homage to the eminent
Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose 250th birthday
anniversary is being remembered this year in various musical centers
all over the world.
their successful performance at the SSC Alumnae Homecoming
celebrations held last week were soprano Maria Blanca Krystl Buesa,
2nd prize winner in the recent National Music Competition for Young
Artists, and the SSC Chamber Orchestra, with pianist-composer-arranger
Alejandro Consolacion, in their heart-warming rendition of the Italian
aria La Rondini chi il bel sognio. Violinist Dino Decena,
representing the strings department, performed an arrangement of
Preludes by virtuoso violinist Heifetz, originally written for piano
by the popular American composer Gershwin.
Enthusiastic guests from the Manila Priory, religious brothers and
sisters of IFRC, Palanan Elementary and High School as well as from
St. Anthony Parish High School, graced the
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