The De La Salle Zobel Chorale (DLSZ Chorale) is a musical group from De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School in Muntinlupa City, Philippines. The DLSZ Chorale consists of two sub-groups, Grade School Choir and High School Choir. The Chorale's elite group, "Young Singers" or "YS", are members that are specially selected from SSA (Soprano 1-Soprano 2-Alto) section from the High School Chorale.
The De La Salle Zobel Chorale is composed of students of De La Salle Zobel who have undergone and passed the auditions that are conducted one week after the orientation for the general music courses. These students are given the opportunity to develop their singing talents through individual and group choral activities.The Chorale is composed of two groups, composed of Grade School and High School students.
Musical concepts, such as melody, rhythm, form, tempo, and dynamics are integrated into the group's repertoire, which includes songs ranging from the sacred to the contemporary and pop. The repertoire are also in Latin, English, and Filipino.
The group performs annually during the Angelo King Center's Performing Arts Festival that are held on February. The current principal conductor is Marites Panaligan.
The Young Singers (Popularly known as YS) is the special elite group from the SSA Section of the High School Choir. A separate audition is done for an eligible member to get in the elite group. Also, they have a separate recital which showcases the songs they learned in the whole school year. Their repertoire consists of classical music, ethnic music and folk songs which are arranged into harder pieces.
A choir is a musical ensemble of singers. Choral music, in turn, is the music written specifically for such an ensemble to perform. Choirs may perform music from the classical music repertoire, which spans from the medieval era to the present, or popular music repertoire. Most choirs are led by a conductor, who leads the performances with arm and face gestures.
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts is a high school specializing in teaching visual arts and performing arts, located near Lincoln Center in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of the Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York City, in the U.S. state of New York. Located at 100 Amsterdam Avenue between West 64th and 65th Streets, the school is operated by the New York City Department of Education, and resulted from the merger of the High School of Music & Art and the School of Performing Arts. The school has a dual mission of arts and academics, preparing students for a career in the arts or conservatory study as well as a pursuit of higher education.
De La Salle University, also known simply as La Salle and abbreviated as DLSU, is a private, Catholic research university run by De La Salle Brothers located in Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila, Philippines. It was established in 1911 as the De La Salle College in Nozaleda Street, Paco, Manila with Br. Blimond Pierre serving as first director. The educational institution moved to its present location on September 21 to facilitate the increase in enrollment. The college was granted university status in February 1975 and is the oldest constituent of De La Salle Philippines (DLSP), a network of 16 Lasallian institutions established in 2006 to replace the De La Salle University System.
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The De La Salle–Santiago Zobel School is a Catholic institution for boys and girls located in Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, the Philippines. It was opened in 1978 by the De La Salle Brothers in the Philippines because of the increasing number of students in the grade school department of the former De La Salle College in Manila.
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Muntinlupa Science High School, known as Muntinlupa Science or MunSci, is a special science public high school in the City of Muntinlupa, Philippines that provides a technical and science curriculum that aims to prepare students for careers in science and technology, math, and communication arts.
The Zobel Junior Archers is the varsity team of De La Salle Santiago Zobel School and is the Juniors' team of De La Salle University's De La Salle Green Archers in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines. Its girls' team, the Lady Junior Archers, is De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde's Junior's team to the Women's National Collegiate Athletic Association.
The De La Salle Zobel Symphony Orchestra is an 80-member orchestra that is based in De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School in Muntinlupa City, Philippines. Its current conductor and orchestral arranger is Leopoldo F. Sumera, Jr.
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Joy T. Nilo is a Filipino composer who specializes in a cappella choral music. Also an orchestrator, his works range from traditional to modern, ethnic to electronic, serious to popular. He is also a pianist, singer, music conductor and educator.
Nilo Alcala is a Filipino-American composer and 2019 The American Prize Winner in Composition. He is the first Philippine-born composer to be commissioned by the Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Master Chorale, and also to receive the Aaron Copland House Residency Award.
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Steven Sametz is active as both conductor and composer. He has been hailed as "one of the most respected choral composers in America." Since 1979, he has been on the faculty of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where he holds the Ronald J. Ulrich Chair in Music and is Director of Choral Activities and is founding director of the Lehigh University Choral Union. Since 1998, he has served as Artistic Director of the professional a cappella ensemble, The Princeton Singers. He is also the founding director of the Lehigh University Summer Choral Composers’ Forum. In 2012, he was named Chair of the American Choral Directors Association Composition Advisory Committee.
Berks Youth Chorus (BYC), originally named the Berks Classical Children’s Chorus, is a children’s and youth chorus based in Reading, Pennsylvania that performs classical, contemporary, and popular music. Singers are in grades three through twelve, and come from Berks and neighboring counties. The group was founded in 1992 by Donald Hinkle, and has been led by Executive Director Dail Richie since 1997. The organization has received various accolades, including, in April 2001, top scores, all superior, during the three-day Heritage Children’s Choir Festival in New York City.
Anicka Castañeda is a Filipino footballer who has played for the Philippines women's national football team.
Lola Amour is a Filipino band from Muntinlupa, Philippines that dabbles in the genres of modern rock, funk, and pop. The band consists of Pio Dumayas on lead vocals and guitar, Martin Kim on background vocals and keyboards, Raymond King on background vocals and bass, Zoe Gonzales on lead guitar, Angelo Mesina on trumpets, Joxx Perez on saxophone, and Renzo Santos on drums.
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