Ryan Cayabyab upbeat on pop music from Visayas and Mindanao

 

In a YouTube video published by Esquire Philippines, National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab talks about songwriting and his dreams for the next generation of Pinoy songwriters.

On songwriting: “Songwriting does not require you to have maximum theory knowledge. No. Only the feeling, and only the minimum or bare knowledge of melody writing.”

On what songs currently grab his attention: “You know what I’m excited about now? The songs coming from Visayas and Mindanao. Oh my God, they’re so beautifully written! Ang ganda!”

Study Says Practice Must Be Deliberate

A controversial study by performance expert K. Anders Ericsson challenges the notion that talent is the mainspring of a performer’s achievement. Instead, he claims it is “deliberate practice” that drives a performing artist’s growth and success. An online article in Curiosity describes “deliberate practice”: You could say that the difference between practice and deliberate practice comes down to your comfort level. Continue ReadingStudy Says Practice Must Be Deliberate

Let Your Kid’s Light Shine!

Summer enrollment is now in full swing! Make an investment in your kid’s future and encourage him or her to take music lessons. Learning to sing or how to play an instrument teaches a child to be disciplined, to take care of his or her body, and to learn to work with others. A key growth point is the realization Continue ReadingLet Your Kid’s Light Shine!

We’ve Changed Our Landline!

After 7 years we had to change our landline to take advantage of new technologies. You can now reach us at our new number: (082) 2336776. Via SMS, text us your inquiries at (0905) 272 7642‬ or (0917) 828 9362. Visit our Contact Us page for more contact information.

Join Us On World Choral Day 2017!

(Scroll down for article) In celebration of World Choral Day 2017, Musikademy is helping organize a free choral concert featuring 11 of the city’s top choirs. This will be held on Sunday, December 10, 2017, 5:00 PM at The Peak in GMall. Internationally renown conductor, adjudicator, and choral clinician Jonathan Velasco will conduct the massed choirs. Maestro Velasco will also Continue ReadingJoin Us On World Choral Day 2017!

Scholar Christy Lagapa sings tonight! #VoiceTeensPH

Please support Dabawenya Christy Lagapa, who is competing in the reality tv show THE VOICE TEENS PH. How? Watch the show THE VOICE TEENS PH on ABS-CBN tonight,  23 July (Sunday) from 7:00-8:30 PM. Stay tuned for her performance and the relatively short text and online voting interval right after (around 7 minutes). For text voting: After her performance, voting Continue ReadingScholar Christy Lagapa sings tonight! #VoiceTeensPH

Performing is Life!

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At our last concert, Musikademy’s performers stayed true to the school’s tag line: Sing or Die. They put their hearts on the line and gave until there was no more to give.