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MIC DIAZ PRESENTS WHO IS SOCAL? EP. 13: MUSICIANS
Thursday, February 18 at 8 PM
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[ LIVE GUESTS - MUSICIANS ] Thursday, February 18 at 8 PM
[ WHO IS SOCAL? ]
Our Filipino-American community boasts of some of the most talented musician from various backgrounds and musical styles. Let’s get to know our musicians and their inspiring stories of how they became musicians, what inspired them, what they are doing during this pandemic and so much more!
[ SPECIAL GUESTS ]
Musician, Ethnomusicologist, Kulintang expert
Dr. Bernard Ellorin is a Filipino American ethnomusicologist and the music director for the Samahan Filipino American Performing Arts & Education Center promoting Philippine cultural music with artistry, integrity and respect. As the artistic director of the Pakaraguian kulintang ensemble, he gives workshops and private lessons on kulintang music from the southern Philippines. He is an adjunct faculty at two community colleges--Miramar and MiraCosta College--in San Diego County.
Musician, Jazz Pianist
Winston Raval, an accomplished keyboardist and considered one of the best in the Philippines, is also a prolific composer with over 20 original movie scores to his credit. He won the Gawad Urian Award for Best Musical Scoring in the movie "Ikaw Ay Akin" directed by Ishmael Bernal and starring Vi Santos, La Aunor and Chris De Leon in 1978. He also composed a rock opera called "Ang Munting Alamat" that was presented for the opening of the Metropolitan Opera in Manila.
Singer, Vocal Coach, Concert Producer
As a vocalist, musical arranger, music teacher and concert producer, Annie Nepomuceno has been actively performing and producing for over a decade in Los Angeles' mainstream stages. She has also performed in musical theatre, appeared as a regular in a local TV show, and toured the US & Canada as a session vocalist for Filipino artists.
Musician, Producer, Vocalist, Bassist
Dennis Diaz is a Systems Engineer for a High Performance Data Storage company, called OpenDrives by day. He is also a music producer and lead vocals and bassist of a band called RIV3R. He is the owner of Cybertron Studios and founder of FB Group, Pinoy Gearheadz of N. America.
A Simi Valley, California native, Garrick loves spending time with his cycling club, making some bars and beats with his friends and living a vegan lifestyle.
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