2015 PTGP ETUDE COMPETITION Final List of Participants

1. Ethan Carl Gatchalian
2. Adrienne Nicole Go
3. Yaxin Xiao
4. Dara Tan *
5. Jasmine Ong
6. Melreez Adap
7. Matthew Villagomez
8. Athena Elizaga *
9. Mia Barrera
10. Zi Lim
11. Kyna Curay *
12. Josue Comandante
13. Lea Huang
14. Maria Regina Calendacion *

1. Johnne Cheng
2. Annika Laude
3. Callia Gacias
4. Sean So
5. Moses Lee
6. Juliana Silangcruz
7. Gwyneth Villarias *
8. Sophia Caedo *
9. Elijah Han *
10. Simona Fernandez *
11. Bianca Layog *
12. Andrea Arboleda
13. Aparajita Pradhan *
14. Dodona Namoradze
15. Jershon Ang
16. Julian Prado
17. Sophia Sumulong
18. Sydney Wuu
19. Kiersten Gobaco
20. Deborah Ibon
21. Lance Tan
22. Danielle Mariano
23. Pamela Guillartes
24. Christine Catelo
25. Ralph Aquino *
26. Kirsten Fabellar
27. Hansel Ang *
28. Andrea Verzosa
29. Bianca Pinero
30. Ezekiel dela Cruz

1. Moriah Ongchoco
2. Joana Chen
3. Jet Chong
4. Dani Cheng
5. Jannina Pena
6. Altheia Enriques *
7. Jaime Fraginal III *
8. Joaquin Fraginal *
9. Bianca Tiongson
10. David Santos *
11. Lance Ortillo *
12. Josiah Labata *
13. Rasha Gobaco
14. Kobi Go
15. Reuben Ibon
16. Ji Hoon Choi
17. Miguel Medina
18. Roland Saavedra
19. Jose Domagas *

1. Jeremiah Valenzuela
2. Steffanie Surya
3. James Silangcruz
4. Erin Zhao
5. Frans Tanuwijaya
6. Zandro Zulueta *
7. Danica Antazo
8. Klyde Ledamo
9. Miguel Panagsagan
10. Ye Yun Yi *
11. Michael de Leon
12. Joab Jorge
13. Peter Topico
14. Paul Casiano
15. Patrick Schallenberg

1. Jaydee Ocampo
2. Jan Borbe *
3. Francis Tamio *
4. Rinaldi Yonathan
5. Rozycriz Imperio
6. Laarni Ilan
7. John Capule
8. Jastine Montecillo
9. Joanna de Joya
10. Marie Toni Estoque
11. Albert Roldan
12. Hwan Hee Kim
13. Enrico Reyes *
14. Trisha Piao
15. Gabriel Paguirigan

*Per notification from the Competition Committee, submit all pending requirement/s to the Competition Committee (Gemma Malicdem, George Ong, or Reubel Uy) on or before 5:00pm on December 12, 2014. Non-compliance by the set deadline will mean forfeiture of competition participation.

US-based Concert Artist and Professor to Perform in Homecoming Concert

Georgia-based concert artist and music professor Dr. Jerico Vasquez will perform in a solo piano recital on December 10, 2014, at 7PM at the Ayala Museum lobby. He will be performing the following program: Schumann’s Arabeske op. 18 and Fantasie in C major op. 17, five preludes from Debussy’s Preludes Book 1, and Scriabin’s Sonata in F# major op. 30.

The concert will be Dr. Vasquez’s first major solo recital in Metro Manila. His last Philippine performance was in his native Naic, Cavite, when he was still a teenager.

Dr. Vasquez will also give a piano master class on December 11, 2014 from 1-5PM at the Sky Villas at One Balete Drive,New Manila Quezon City.

Acclaimed by The Santa Barbara News Press as a pianist of “intelligent ardor and exceptionally clear and bright technique,” Dr. Jerico Vasquez has concertized both as soloist and chamber musician in concert venues throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.

He was a winner of the University of California, Santa Barbara Concerto Competition and has been a recipient of career grants from institutions such as the Pillsbury Foundation. He was also a recipient of numerous awards, including Ojai Festival’s prestigious Charlotte and Alvin Bronstein Award, Capitol Record’s Nat King Cole Memorial Award, and the University of California Regents Scholarship.

Dr. Vasquez received both his Masters of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees at the University of Houston where he was under the tutelage of esteemed American virtuosos Ruth Tomfohrde, Abbey Simon and Horacio Gutierréz.

Apart from maintaining an active performing career, he is also a practicing pedagogue with active memberships in the Music Teachers National Association and the Georgia Music Teachers Association, among others. His students have been prize winners in many national and international competitions, including but not limited to: HMTA/HYAC Concerto Competition, the Blinn College Young Pianist Competition, and the Chopin International Youth Competition.

This concert is a joint project of the Ayala Museum, the Piano Teachers’ Guild of the Philippines Foundation, Inc., MCO Foundation, and Lyric Piano & Organ Corp.

Concert tickets will be sold at the lobby for Php800 and Php500. Meanwhile discounted tickets for students and senior citizens are available at Php250.

For inquiries on tickets and master class slots, please contact Eloise Gonzalo (09279109929) or JB Astom (09173235562). You may also send an email to askptgp@yahoo.com.


Jerico Vasquez, DMA

2015 Piano Etude Competition

The rules for the upcoming 2015 Piano Etude Competition are out!!!


Click on the link to view/download:

2015 Etude Competition RULES

Click on the link to view/download application form.

Application Form (etude competition) 2015


Chairman: GEMMA T. MALICDEM (gtmalicdem@gmail.com)

Vice- Chair: GEORGE S. ONG (georgesyong@yahoo.com)


REUBEL R. UY  (reubel_67@yahoo.com)