Strings | Double Bass
Rey has been a double bassist of Manila Symphony Orchestra since 2012 and has performed with the MSO in its gala concerts, 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. Rey is also a double bassist of the internationally awarded Manila Symphony Junior Orchestra (MSJO) 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.
Rey was the principal double bassist in the Asia Youth Orchestra (AYO) rehearsal camp and global concert tour in Asia, US and Europe in 2017. He was also the principal double bassist in Young Euro Classic with Maestro James Judd in Berlin, Germany in 2017, in the Merano Festival with Maestro James Judd in Merano, Italy in 2017 and Lucerne Festival with Maestro Matthias Bamert in Luzern, Switzerland in 2017. He also joined the Asian Youth Orchestra (AYO) Rehearsal Camp and Asia Concert Tour as double bassist in 2016. Rey took the Masterclass on Double Bass with Jiovanni Tabada held in CCP in 2014.
Rey graduated Magna Cum Laude and was the batch valedictorian. He took up Bachelor of Music in Music Education with Double Bass principal from St. Scholastica’s College Manila. He served as a double bass teacher in the Summer Program of St. Scholastica’s College Manila in 2017. Rey was one of the finalists of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines - NCR (TOSP) in 2017.
Rey is also a Team Leader of the Music Department of Canadian American School and a Music teacher at the EDify+ PH.