Typing at 1:50am felt like a chore, and I could have been enjoying the comforts of my bed now after a day of teaching. However, there is this sense of urgency that demands attention to document everything that will happen for the next 4 months. It is worth noting as well that three big things [...]

Thanks to the Canadian Music Centre for awarding me this residency! Watch out for upcoming blog posts on Canadian contemporary music along the lines of immigration. This is exciting! From the Canadian Music Centre: CMC Ontario Region is pleased to announce the 2018 Library Residency Artists: Juro Kim Feliz and Lisa Conway. The CMC library and audio archive [...]

Selected from a call for scores, my work Pangkur for sextet will have another performance in this year's Nief-Norf Summer Festival 2018 on June 16 in Knoxville, Tennessee. This is in line with the 2-day Research Summit conference where I will also present a paper on the imaginary of Asia among Philippine contemporary music composers. This [...]

The month of April isn't quite done yet, as I have more exciting news on my end. Firstly, my "piano concerto" Pagkukumahog / [Sa] Paglilok ng Batong Hindi Nakikita (Urgency / [In] Sculpting an Invisible Rock) will receive its world premiere as a finalist entry in the 5-Minute Piano Concerto Competition of the 29th Music Biennale Zagreb. Pianist Filip Fak [...]

It is my great pleasure to announce that I was chosen from a call of composers to write a solo flute piece for Montreal-based flutist Marilène Provencher-Leduc! Its premiere will be part of the 2016-2017 concert season of the Société de concerts de Montréal, and more details will follow as the dates approach soon. For now, I'm [...]

While I didn't make it as a finalist of the Symphony Number One's previous Call for Scores 3, another opportunity is coming up in collaboration, this time, with the Continuum Contemporary Music this 2016-2017! Entitled PIVOT, this initiative by the Canadian Music Centre and the Canadian League of Composers selected me along with 5 other Canadian composers to [...]