Friday August 18, 2023
Doors open at 5:30PM
Estimated running time: 2 hours, with intermission

Watch percussionist Kevin Castelo (ACC 2017) on timpani as soloist in “Symphonic Rides,” a benefit concert of the University of the Philippines (UP) Symphony Orchestra. Castelo joins the UP Symphony Orchestra as they present, Tchaikovsky's “Symphony 5”, Jonathan Domingo's “Mga Musika at Tagpo sa Tinubuang Lupa”, and works by Adams and Kraft, among others. 

During his ACC Fellowship Castelo finished a master’s degree program in percussion performance from Jacob’s School of Music, Indiana University, USA. After completing his Fellowship, Castelo embarked on projects as Artistic Director of the FEU Drummers and Head of the Drum Line of the FEU Drum & Bugle Corps, including performances with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra. 

A portion of the proceeds of the concert will be donated to UP College of Music Alumni Association's MusiKalinga scholarship program.

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