|Origin||Quezon City, Philippines|
|Associated acts|| Philippine Madrigal Singers or MADZ |
Hearts of Jesus and Mary
The Chorus Paulinus or CHOPA is a choir in the Philippines. It is known for its a cappella-style blending of voices that creates a sound reflective of its high choral standards.
Arnold Zamora (born February 10, 1961) is a Filipino musician from Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines who has carved for himself a name in the national music industry as a singer, composer, arranger and conductor. As a seminarian at the UST Central seminary, he founded the Psalterion Choir. At the University of the Philippines, he joined the Philippine Madrigal Singers or MADZ and is the founder of the Chorus Paulinus.He is also the founder and music director of the Singing Priests of Tagbilaran.
He currently works for the Archdiocese of San Francisco in San Francisco, California, United States.
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The University of the Philippines Madrigal Singers (UPMS), also known as the Philippine Madrigal Singers or simply Madz, is one of the major choral groups based in the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Its current conductor and musical director is Mark Anthony Carpio. They are the first choir in the world to win the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing twice. To date, only four choirs in the world have attained this achievement.
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