The Manila Chamber Orchestra Foundation is presenting the professional debut of pianist Anne Marie Caldoza in MCOF’s “Tribute to Masters” on June 22 at the Ayala Museum at 7:00 p.m. She is a graduate from the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She will be performing the music of Beethoven, Shapiro, Handel and Rachmaninoff.
Caldoza, also known as Macky, started her piano studies at age of 12 with soloist and assisting artist Najib Ismail at the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music. In the course of her studies, she participated and won in several competitions, including the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA), in the Asia International Piano Academy and Festival in Korea; the University of Santo Tomas Chopin Competition, the Piano Teachers’ Guild of the Philippines (PTGP) Bach Competition, the PTGP Mozart Competition, and PTGP Haydn Competition.
After graduating Cum Laude last March 2013, she continued to pursue her masteral in Piano Performance at the Longy School of Music, and studied with the Dean of the Conservatory, Wayman Chin. In Longy, she was an active participant in the Longy Student Association and was the co-president in her second year. She will be returning to pursue her Graduate Performance Diploma to further her artistry and musical knowledge this coming fall.
For tickets, call Ticketworld at 891-9999 or MCO foundation at (+632) 997-9483, 782-7164, 0920-9540053 and 0918-347-3027. The 2016 MCO Foundation series is made possible through partnership with Ayala Museum, Lyric Piano andDZFE.FM 98.7 The Master’s Touch.