Explore Music! The PHILIPPINES | Webster University

Explore Music! The PHILIPPINES

Experience the Music & Culture of The PHILIPPINES 



Sunday, April 29, 2018, 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

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Location: Edward Jones Commons in the East Academic Building on the campus of Webster University 
545 Garden Ave. (enter at the west side near the CMS)
Webster Groves, MO 63119

Parking: available in the parking garage
located on Garden Ave. directly across the street from the East Academic Building. 

Timeline of activities:
12:30 - 2:00 pm  Food, Crafts & Activities
2:00 pm              Parade wearing borrowed traditional costumes
3:00 pm              Presentation of traditional music and intergenerational dance by the Philippines Arts Foundation
                           followed by audience participation in dance and tinikling 

Activities Include:
Music by a traditional rondalla from Chicago
Jewelry and amulet making
Games including Sungka (a popular counting game)
Craft Corner - star lanterns and maps of the Philippines
YoYo activity with Kevin Eulalia
Traditional dress to try on

Music:  A traditional rondalla composed of five musicians from Chicago including Judy Tomas (laud), Linda Sauco (bandurria), Jun Reyes (lead guitar), Dr Narge Chato (guitar), and Jun Dela Pena (bass guitar) will provide background music and will be part of the cultural presentation.

Admission:  FREE and open to the public.  For all ages. Authentic food may be purchased at the event starting at 12:30 pm.

Questions?  Call (314) 968-5939 or email cms@webster.edu 

Explore Music! The PHILIPPINES, Barrio Fiesta is presented as part of the Community Music School's global music program, which was established to develop increased exposure to and experience with music of all cultures.  With the belief that all musical styles are equally valid, the CMS endeavors, through the Explore Music! program, to foster social harmony, trust, understanding, and appreciation of all cultures.  Students, teachers, and those with a general interest in music and exposure to diverse cultural music practices are invited to participate and observe.