officials present were leading cellist Renato Lucas, president, and Maria Paz Diaz-Lagdameo, chair.
By the time he was 10, he had won the second prize in the Namcya
. At 11, he was featured as Promil's 'Gifted Child' in its TV and print s.
secretary general Renato Lucas said talent was not enough.
champion Ilusorio told the Inquirer: 'The challenge in Chopin is to create the most beautiful tone and a beautiful singing line, to make the piano sing.
Heading the group is pianist Gabriel Allan Ferros Paguirigan, First Prize winner of the National Musical Youth Competitions (Namcya
); the Piano Teachers Guild of the Philippines Beethoven Piano Competition for the Etude; and Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Concerto Piano Competition.
Two years later he placed second in the National Music Competition for Young Artists (Namcya
Two grand prizewinners of the recently concluded National Music Competitions for Young Artists (Namcya
) said focus and determination were key to making it in any competition.
'Music is a universal languageand we're looking forward to a harvest of musical discoveries,' How said at a recent press conference, which was also attended by members of the competition's committee: Luchi Roque, former program director of the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (Namcya
); Jed Balsamo, resident music director of Ballet Philippines, and Olivier Ochanine, former music director of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra.
THE 2016 Baguio Summer Music Festival ended with a well-received clarinet spectacular featuring Namcya
winner Andrew Constantino with pianist Gabriel Paguirigan.
Magalit, prizewinner of the National Music Competition for Young Artists (Namcya
) Piano Category, said the concert isn't her first collaboration with Gabby on two pianos.
ACCOMPLISHED musicians who have proven their brilliance nationally and internationally are set to perform in a concert on July 16 that will benefit the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (Namcya