The legacy of José Montserrat Maceda, artist, scholar, philosopher and humanist, covers a wide breadth of human endeavors, interests and aspirations, with special significance to the musical cultures of the Philippines and Southeast Asia vis a vis the Asian civilization at large, as well as the rest of the world. It reaches out to discover and express through modern methods of inquiry, reflection, and creative work, theories, philosophies and
“Now that we have learned Cordillera music with the masters themselves, we can teach our students what we ourselves learned and not only from the videos we see on the internet or the stories we read in the books,” – these were some of the words of Ian Gonzales, a Department of Education teacher in Antipolo, during the final synthesis and discussion of the Jose Maceda Project Series: Masterclass and Workshop in Philippine Music
This project is made possible by the generous support of the University of the Philippines Office of International Linkages and the Kunggi Hyang Je Jul Pung Ru, Inc.
The Kunggi Hyang Je Jul Pung Ru, Inc. is an association of musicologists and master musicians in South Korea aiming for the preservation of traditional strings chamber music in the Kunggi province. Originally, the strings chamber music was enjoyed by royal families and the aristocratic
The University of the Philippines College of Music and the UP Center for Ethnomusicology invites you to the LAÓN-LAÓN Forum and Conference-Workshop on Preservation of Music Heritage in Asia on October 14-18, 2014 at the University of the Philippines Diliman, Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines.
The University of the Philippines College of Music and UP Center for Ethnomusicology invites you to the <span style="text-decoration
Laon Laon is a program of cooperation among Music Research Centers in Asia. It is a platform, a venue for music research centers in Asia to converge and interact.
- An inter-institutional access to materials, a regional clearing house of materials, subject to individual or international rights.
- An inter-institutional access to services, experience and expertise.
- A forum for sharing new information, specially on preservation of traditional practices.
- A network by which concrete projects can be developed and implemented.
- An opportunity by which continuing dialogues on cultural preservation can occur.
As the world grows smaller and smaller, inter-dependence among people becomes even more acute. The disparity of conditions brought in different parts of the globe need to be mitigated. In Asia, post-colonial times have brought about different conditions by which countries and nation-states