Autotelic lets go of its painful past with hopeful new single ‘Iwan’

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When Filipino pop-rock bands in the early 2010s started to gain mainstream prominence, Autotelic emerged as one of the movement’s leading voices. From churning heartfelt anthems that reflect the sentiments and triumphs of the current generation to rocking the stage with unforgettable performances, the six-piece band sets the standards of what modern pop songcraft is all about: beautifully resonant at its most melancholic, and defenseless in its poignant honesty. Fast forward to 2021, Autotelic’s music still hits home. Their work has been consistent in eloquently expressing the woes and rewards of being young, in love and emotionally wrecked, and is informed not so much by its time, but by timelessness and enduring appeal. These qualities are inevitably present on “Iwan,” Autotelic’s new single released under MCA Music Inc. Teeming with earnestness and indelible pop sensibilities, Autotelic’s latest track sticks to the quivering fragility that often permeates their material. But this ti

Call For Individual Applications For The Ccp National Rondalla Workshop 2021

THE Sixth National Rondalla Workshop is now opening its doors to individual rondalla conductors and instrumentalists. 

This was announced by the Artist Training Division of the Cultural Center of the Philippines recently.  While the Workshop has been open only to group applications, it is now accepting individual applicants in response to popular demand. 

The Workshop will be held on July 27-31, 2021 via Zoom, marking the first time the event goes online since 2014.

The Workshop aims to reach the young musicians’ full potential as rondalla performers, especially with this online set-up.

The workshop trainers will be led by Prof. Elaine Juliet Espejo of the Celso Espejo Rondalla and the UP Rondalla, and faculty member of the UP College of Music.  The workshop modules include sectional rehearsals per rondalla instrument, note reading sessions, and individual rondalla ensemble cliniquing sessions.  The workshop will culminate in an online recorded performance that will be streamed via the CCP Facebook Page on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

The workshop fee is Two Thousand Pesos (Php 2,000.00) per participant slot (inclusive of online materials and newly arranged rondalla pieces).  Limited slots are available.


Interested individual applicants must submit the following:

1. Duly accomplished application form. 

    Downloadable from http://bit.ly/CCPRondalla2021Individual

2. An audio/ video recording of a recent performance of at least two (2) pieces by the individual.

 

Applications must be sent via email at artist.training@culturalcenter.gov.ph.

 Deadline for submission of applications: July 9, 2021, Friday

Deadlines and application form for individual applicants are not applicable to group applicants.  Refer to bit.ly/CCPRondalla2021Info for Group Application details.

Acceptance to the workshop will be based on the merit of their application.

Upon notice of acceptance, individual participants must pay the full amount (no reservation fee) on or before July 20, 2021, Tuesday.

For more information, please contact the CCP Artist Training Division by email at artist.training@culturalcenter.gov.ph (Look for Ms. Kass Almarez). (PR)

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