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11.24.2007

Jonathan Velasco



Jonathan Velasco

  • 1st Filipino and 1st Asian to become Principal Conductor of the World Youth Choir (1996)
  • Founder of the Philippine Chamber Choir (1998)


QUOTE
"In this country, when people, especially the media, talk about concerts, more emphasis is given to the ensemble rather than the one who guides and directs the ensemble - the conductor!"


DATE OF BIRTH
1962

BIRTHPLACE
Manila, Philippines


USEFUL LINKS

World Youth Choir Repertoire
VCA Clinician Jonathan Velasco
Jonathan Velasco, Guest Conductor
A Voyage of Songs 2005 - Adjudicators
The MPO season ender with Jonathan Velasco

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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