The Philippine Saringhimig Singers (magical wings of song)are a Filipino American choir based in San Francisco, California. In the mid 1980s the choir was also known as the Camerata singers as they toured as a chamber choir throughout Europe
The choir's maestro, George Gemora Hernandez, formed Saringhimig Singers in 1974 at the University of the Philippines together with the other students from the College of Music.
This is a list of the choir's activity and achievements:
2014 – present Reorganized, Series of Concerts
2008 -2010 Annual Christmas Concerts & Short Performances
2007 Concert Series
2006 Canadian Concert Tour
2005 European Concert Tour
2004 European Concert Tour
2003 Mexico Concert Tour
1996 Germany Concert Tour
1994 Spain Concert Tour
1983 European & Northern American Tour
1981 European Tour
1980 European Concert Tour
1979 European Concert Tour
In 1980 Hernandez also conducted the Ave Maria Male Choral and received the First prize for the male choir category at the XXVIII Concorso Polifonico Internationale, Guido d’ Arezzo, Italy. He restarted the Saringhimig choir in 2002; in 2003 they were voted “Best Choir” in the World Choral Festival in Puebla, Mexico. They also won 4th place at the LLangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in 2004, Third prize at Certamen de Habaneras y Polifonia in Torrevieja, Spain in 2005 and First prize and Second Prize at Kathaumiwx International Choral Competition in Powell River, BC, Canada in 2006. Between 2009-2014 the choir was on a hiatus but since late 2014 the choir is once again active. Their most recent engagement was a music festival during July 2016 in Loreto, Italy
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