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Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) Ambassadors


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Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) Ambassadors

  1. 1. Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) Ambassadors
  2. 2. Profile
  3. 3. • (AUP) Ambassadors Chorale Arts Society was born in 1957 as a male chorus under the American missionary to the Philippines, Elton Wallace
  5. 5.  The group became a mixed chorus under the directorship of Professor Minerva Arit- Penaranda, and has been to this date the official choral group of the Adventist University of the Philippines.
  6. 6. THE AUP AMBASSADORS: • one of the most active choirs in the Philippine music setting, performing at major venues all throughout the Philippines.
  7. 7. PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF THE COUNTRY: • Hong Kong • Malaysia • Indonesia • China • Thailand • major cities in the US and Canada
  8. 8. ALWAYS PERFORM ON: • PTV 4's Concert at the Park Series • Cultural Center of the Philippines productions • San Agustin Museum International Music Festivals
  9. 9. Its Credits include:  Handel's Messiah and John Rutter's Gloria and Magnificat for the San Agustin Museum International Music Festivals  Beethoven's Ninth Symphony for the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) Concert Series
  10. 10. Its Credits include:  Mozart's Requiem when they were chosen as the choir to represent the Philippines in the internationally simultaneous commemorative performance of the 9-11 New York tragedy
  11. 11. AUP Ambassadors is under the Music Department of AUP and under its present conductor, Dante Oblimar.
  12. 12. Awards
  13. 13.  AUP Ambassadors won local and international awards making them one of the country's notable choral groups.
  14. 14. AWARDS: • They have placed twice in the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) in 1993 as 3rd place and 1996 as 2nd place during the final competition.
  15. 15. AWARDS: • In 2006, the chorale group won their first international award in the 2006 World Choir Games held in Xiamen, China
  16. 16.  Aup Ambassadors during the 4th World Choir Games in Xiamen, China
  17. 17. AWARDS: • Entered 3 categories namely Musica Sacra, Mixed Chamber, and Gospel and Spiritual category from which they won silver medal, gold medal and Champion of the World for Gospel and Spiritual respectively.
  18. 18. AWARDS: • The group is included in the World Ranking List of Musica Mundi which organizes the World Choir Games.
  19. 19. Recordings
  20. 20. • released several recordings starting from the 1970s entitled My Eternal King which was recorded on an LP album format
  21. 21. • In Praise of God was recorded in 1994 under the directorship of Naomi Cabahug-Tanada. • All to the Glory of God under Dante Oblimar
  22. 22. Under the current director Ramon Lijauco Jr., the group recorded the following: • AUP Ambassadors (2000) • Listen to the Lambs (2005) • In Love (2006) • We Sing as One (2008) • Way Down in My Soul (2010)
  23. 23. For more than 50 years now, the group has been giving concerts and choral clinic where ever the group visits as part of their outreach and of their aim in promoting choral music and excellence, giving all to the Glory of God.
  24. 24. Escobal,JaeAnnRose Bud-ayLovelyn Origenes,Juliet Reporters: