Strings | Cello
Kenneth has been a
cellist of the Manila Symphony Orchestra since 2013 and has performed with the
MSO in its gala concerts, Visayas Tour, Candon Music Festival, outreach
concerts, and in MSO’s first international concert tour in 2019, the 5th
Hunhe River Bank Symphony Art Festival held
at the Grand Shengjing Theater , Shenyang, China. Kenneth is also a member of the
internationally awarded Manila Symphony Junior Orchestra (MSJO) since 2014 who
won 1st Place in 2018 and 2nd
Place in 2017 in the Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival held at
the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria. He
also performed in Korea with the MSJO for the Suzuki Music Korea Summer Music Festival in 2019.
His chamber group, The Bard Trio, was the 1st Place National Winner in Chamber
Music Category in the National Music Competitions for young Artists (NAMCYA) in
Kenneth graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with cello principal from St. Scholastica’s College Manila. He went under the tutelage of Prof. Arnold Josue and Prof. Antonin Inacay. Kenneth also took Masterclasses by Victor Coo, Kimberly Patterson, Richard Bamping, Ray Wang, Klaus Kanngeisser, Matias de Oliveira Pinto and Yeonjin Kim.
Kenneth is a licensed teacher and is currently a cello instructor at the MSO Music Academy. He has completed Summer Teachers Training in Korea (2019) by the Korea Suzuki Association, Suzuki Teachers Training (2017) by the Philippine Suzuki Association, Indigenous Music Instruments Workshop by Ms. Renne Camu and Kodaly Workshop by Mrs. Mirandilla Ng.