|UPCC Asst. Conductor Eman de Leon |
and UPCC Conductor Prof. Jai Sabas-Aracama accepting the Gold Diploma
Under the baton of President and Assistant Conductor Emmanuel P. de Leon, Jr., UPCC performed Ama Namen (John August Pamintuan), Jezus es a Kufarok (Zoltán Kodály), and Ilay Gandangan (Rodolfo Delarmente) during the competition proper of August 19.
For the folklore concert which was the basis for the Audience Prize, Prof. Janet Sabas-Aracama led the choir in singing Gabaq-An (Ruben Federizon), Pasigin (Eudenice Palaruan), and Kruhay (Beny Castillon).
The Gala Concert and Awarding ceremony saw the UPCC perform Tribute to the King of Pop (Eman de Leon) to which the Korus received a rousing standing ovation from the audience and festival participants of nearly two thousand people from all over the world.
Here is a video of the UPCC accepting the Gold award: