Tobunken Seminar "Workshop: Bamboo Musical Instruments of the Northern Philippines"

Date & Time:Sunday, 3 December 2017: 15:00-17:00

Venue:Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo (Hongo campus) Rm612

Lecturer:La Verne de la Peña(Dean, College of Music, University of the Philippines)

【Lecturer Profiles】
Verne de la Peňa obtained his Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Hawaii. His research areas include Benguet Kankana-ey, Tagalog, and Filipino hip-hop.
As a composer, he has written for various media, including chamber, choral, dance and theater. His most recent work is Putri Anak, a theater piece (premiered, Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2017) which fuses the Philippine Spanish colonial genre, komedya with Southeast Asian stylistic elements.
He is also the music director of Tugma (Tugtugang Musika Asyatika), a student ensemble specializing in Philippine and Asian music. Since 2011, he has been a producer and host of the weekly program in the university radio station titled Tunog at Tinig featuring Philippine music.

Free Admission
Inquire: workshop171203[at]

Hosted by: Yoneno Laboratory (JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number JP17H06583)

Supported by: Institute of Creativity in Music Research