Sagay Young Artists
Club performs 50th recital
The Sagay Young Artists Club performed its 50th recital recently on the theme “Music Around the World” to celebrate 46 years of teaching and promoting the love and culture of music to Sagaynon children, a press release from organizers said.
The pieces were inspired by songs of Africa and the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, North and South America and Europe. The costumes of the recitalists were also inspired from there countries.
L’ Arte dell Arco, a violin ensemble, rendered musical pieces, Alain Aujero, a city scholar bested seven other recitalists in the organ competition, the press release said.
Sim Joyce Teodoso, a pioneer violin student, who has a scholarship grant for the course of Bachelor of Music in Piano Pedagogy, was recognized after the event with the first batch of recitalists in 1967 who attended the celebration, like Lyodelia Fernandez Estacion, a faculty member of the Philippine Normal University; and Divita Irisari Cubil, a retired principal from Cabatuan, Iloilo, the press release also said.
Soledad Plana, a BS Elementary Education graduate from West Visayas State University, started that became a family’s love affair with music, with her husband, Romulo, teaching violin.
Other mentors were Rema Aguirre and Ma. Luisa Perez, Philippine folk dance; Gillie Sumpio, ballet; Norma Aligaen, visual arts; Marilu Bandolon and Isidora Jumayao, creative writing; Sheilah Joy Plana-Bofil, choir/piano; Teresita Taleon, piano; and Erna Le Yngson, voice/piano/choir, the press release added.