IYO in Concert a success
By Rhea B. Peñaflor
Updated September 13, 2007, Iloilo City, Philippines, The News Today
* Musical pieces from the Suzuki violin method, works of J.S. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi among others were performed
Last Sept. 2, 2007, Iloilo Youth Orchestra, Inc.(IYO) held its concert with a bang.
IYO is a non-stock, non-profit organization duly incorporated by Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) on January 3, 2007. It has the mission of training and developing local musicians, creating performance opportunities for musical artists, promoting collaboration with local artists and encouraging the involvement and support of the local community in the artistic endeavors of the organization.
Department of Tourism (DOT) Director Edwin Trompeta as well as Hector Alejano, executive assistant and representative of City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas were among the honorary guests of the said concert. Families and friends of the performers as well as those interested in the orchestra and music came to watch the concert at the Philippine National Red Cross Hall, Bonifacio Drive.
Musical pieces from the Suzuki violin method, works of J.S. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi among others were performed by the IYO trainees John Caleb Barlin, Hananeel Barlin, John Joshua Barlin, Krizzia Grace Bas, Suzanne Marie Carmona, Sunshine Elizabeth Do, Ayanna Benita Galotera, Christian James Galotera, Josua James Angelo Galotera, Kevin Lance Gaw Te, Sean Dylan Gaw Te, Marie Isabel Layson, Joshua Nell Daniel Lirazan, Janella Grace Munion, Briann Hans Ong, Ira Ann Grace Ong, Donald Cedrick Po, Tiffany Lei Po, Stacey Sophie Ravago, Julia Theresa Regalado, James Michael Sharman, Ariane Therese Templora, Angela Grace Tibudan, Mary Celine Clare Tingson, Anna Katharina Tirador, Daryll Uygongco and James Young.
Cocktail reception followed after at the PNRC Youth Training Center’s lobby.
The concert was sponsored by GMA Network, Junior Chamber International Iloilo (JCI) and The News Today (TNT).