CCP Hosts Rondalla Workshop on April 2016


CCP National Rondalla Workshop picPress Annoouncement:

The CCP National Rondalla Workshop 2016 will be held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines from Tuesday to Saturday, April 5-9, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM in various venues of the CCP. The Workshop is open to rondalla groups all over the country which have been in existence for at least two (2) years and who wish to further hone their skills in rondalla technique and performance. This training program follows the highly successful first and second CCP National Rondalla Workshop held in April 2014 and 2015, respectively.

The Workshop trainors are led by Elaine Espejo Cajucom of the Celso Espejo Rondalla and the UP Rondalla, and faculty member of the UP College of Music. The Workshop module includes sectional rehearsals per rondalla instrument, note reading sessions, individual rondalla ensemble cliniquing sessions, and plenary sessions wherein all the participants gather together to learn a common piece.

The Workshop will culminate in a program at the CCP Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (Little Theater) on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

Rondalla Ensembles who have the rondalla instruments which include the banduria, octavina/laud, guitar and bass may apply for the workshop.

For more information, please contact the CCP Artist Training Division at 832-1125 loc. 1605, or email


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