The 6th National Rondalla Workshop is now opening its doors to individual rondalla conductors and instrumentalists.
This was announced by the Artist Training Division of the Cultural Center of the Philippines recently. While the Workshop has been open only to group applications, it is now accepting individual applicants in response to popular demand.
The Workshop will be held on July 27-31, 2021 via Zoom, marking the first time the event goes online since 2014.
The Workshop aims to reach the young musicians’ full potential as rondalla performers, especially with this online set-up.
The workshop trainers will be led by Prof. Elaine Juliet Espejo of the Celso Espejo Rondalla and the UP Rondalla, and faculty member of the UP College of Music. The workshop modules include sectional rehearsals per rondalla instrument, note reading sessions, and individual rondalla ensemble cliniquing sessions. The workshop will culminate in an online recorded performance that will be streamed via the CCP Facebook Page on Saturday, August 21, 2021.
The workshop fee is Two Thousand Pesos (Php 2,000.00) per participant slot (inclusive of online materials and newly arranged rondalla pieces). Limited slots are available.
Interested individual applicants must submit the following:
1. Duly accomplished application form.
Downloadable from http://bit.ly/CCPRondalla2021Individual
2. An audio/ video recording of a recent performance of at least two (2) pieces by the individual.
Applications must be sent via email at [email protected].
Deadline for submission of applications: July 9, 2021, Friday
Deadlines and application form for individual applicants are not applicable to group applicants. Refer to bit.ly/CCPRondalla2021Info for Group Application details.
Acceptance to the workshop will be based on the merit of their application.
Upon notice of acceptance, individual participants must pay the full amount (no reservation fee) on or before July 20, 2021, Tuesday.
For more information, please contact the CCP Artist Training Division by email at [email protected] (Look for Ms. Kass Almarez).