FOLLOWING the beat of the household drum, Jonathan Nemesio Regalado III grew to become a drummer as his brother and their father are. However there was no familial drum for Isaac De Alva III, who grew up with no musicians within the household. Nonetheless, he discovered the beat irresistible.
“Nung highschool ako, nakapanood ako ng marching band. Then, sumali ako… Hindi ko inakala na magugustuhan ko (After I was in highschool, I used to be in a position to watch a marching band. I made a decision to affix and didn’t notice that I might take pleasure in it),” Mr. De Alva III mentioned.
At the moment the Vice-President of the Percussive Arts Society Philippines (PAS PH), Mr. De Alva III identified that percussion just isn’t restricted to a drum set — there are, in any case, varied sorts of mallet percussion devices reminiscent of xylophones, the marimba, and glockenspiel.
For Mr. Regalado III, the drums play an integral position in a band. “Malaki ang accountability ng drums due to its energy and [need for] consistency of dynamics (reminiscent of quantity and tempo),” he mentioned. “Ang laki ng impact ng percussionist sa isang group. Hindi magazinemo-move yung group kung walang rhythm yung percussionist or drummer (A percussionist brings an enormous impact to a bunch. The group is not going to transfer when a percussionist or drummer has no rhythm),”
Because the president of PAS PH Satur Tiamson mentioned: “Basta tumugtog kami, ang nasa isip namin is to ship the story to the viewers (Once we play music, we bear in mind to ship a narrative to the viewers).”
This weekend, percussionists and drummers from all over the world will come collectively for a music competition that highlights percussion and drum devices. The Cultural Heart of the Philippines (CCP) and the PAS PH current PINTIG, A Percussion Pageant, which might be held on-line from Might 28 to 30.
Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. throughout the three-day competition. These might be streamed by way of the CCP Workplace of the President Fb Web page (http://facebook.com/ccp.officeofthepresident).
PINTIG (which interprets to “pulse” or “beat”) is a mission of the Workplace of the President of CCP underneath the Sining Sigla digital outreach program.
“Sining Sigla goals to constantly attain out to the general public even within the midst of this pandemic by offering culturally related applications on-line,” CCP President Arsenio “Nick” Lizaso mentioned throughout a web-based press launch on Might 24 held by way of Zoom.
Previous applications underneath Sining Sigla embody Jazz Keep At Residence (Jazz Pageant), MALA (Films Tailored from Literary Arts), Sigla ng Pasko, and Awit at Dula: Pagbabalik-tanaw sa Unang Hari ng Balagtasan.
The three-day digital competition may even characteristic grasp courses and workshops on percussion, drum set, marching, keyboard music know-how, and new music.
The competition can have performances from over 30 huge names on this planet of drumming and percussion, together with: Alexis Constantino (percussionist, ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra), Aaron Awitan Reyes (FEU Drumline), Andrea Tanlapco (Temple Hill Worldwide Faculty), Ernie Severino (Facet A), Gian Vergel (UST Conservatory of Music), Junjun Regalado (Bamboo), Karmi Santiago (who has labored with Ebe Dancel, Baihana, and Richard Poon), Jayson Rivera (Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra), the Batukada De Negros Percussion Group, the Digos Metropolis Tribal Beatz, the UST Percussion Ensemble, and the Orchestra of the Filipino Youth Percussion Ensemble.
A sequence of workshops might be provided to Percussive Arts Society members. Keyboard percussionist Arthur Lipner will maintain a Keyboard Percussion Masterclass on Might 28, 8:30 p.m. Percussion educator John Wooton (also referred to as Dr. Throwdown), will give a lecture on “Understanding Rudiments and Clave” on Might 29, 8:30 p.m. Those that wish to attend these workshops could join PAS membership. To register, go to https://www.pas.org/membership/individual-group or contact Satur Tiamson on Fb and by way of e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. — MAPS