Cities and Memory has officially launched its "Sound Photography" project! You can look up my work Hanggang sa Takipsilim (Until Dusk) under the category 'Italy' where Giulia Biasibetti's photography (and the inspiration of the work) was taken. Seeing Hannah Leah Guanlao's theatre installation exhibit 2 years ago at a Filipino cultural festival in Toronto, I recorded her monologues [...]

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 [...]

The news is finally out! My sextet work Pangkur is programmed at this year's MATA Festival! I'm excited to work with Mexico-based ensemble Liminar. Show some love and support, y'all. New York's up in the calendar! "MATA 2018 composer Juro Kim Feliz didn't always want to be a composer... Come hear Liminar perform Juro's "Pangkur" [...]

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 Art Song Collaborative Project (spearheaded by Alondra Vega-zaldivar) is set to premiere a new art song of mine on July 14 (Toronto) and 15 (London, ON). A bunch of composers with immigrant backgrounds were selected to contribute one song, with the culmination of a music drama named "Coming Home" emerging from such a compilation. Check [...]

As there was a good amount of projects happening since the New Music on the Bayou festival, I haven't managed to post any updates at all. I'll try to make up for it and sum up everything in this post. Check 'em out (especially the one at the bottom of the list)! (1) Toronto Creative Music [...]

(Originally posted last 10 June 2017 on Facebook) I already had my fill of traveling through freeways connecting cities and towns just within the past two weeks. Last week was that 45-minute distance between Ruston and Monroe in Louisiana. This week got me hooked into the 6-hour distance between Toronto and Montreal (for the nth [...]