Singer Bio

I am a singer/songwriter. I can play beginner guitar and piano, and I have my own home recording studio.

2001: I released a solo album under Ivory Records entitled, “Nice to Meet You”.

2003: I signed with Universal Records Philippines & GMA with the group Flavours.

2004: I helped form the group “Haylo” and song-wrote & choreographed their single/video, “Smart and Sexy”.

2007-2009: I started working on music with Q-York Edutainment, originally from NY, USA.
-We created TVC jingles for Nestea Fit and Maxx Candy and song-wrote for Paloma Esmeria; “Fil-Vote” Campaign in LA, CA; and Walter Robinson’s Hip-hop musical, “One”. -Then we were commissioned by Gawad Kalinga to create a theme song, “Time to Shine” that founder Tony Meloto uses for his public appearances.

2010: Our single “Mainit“ won ‘Video of the Year’ at the Urban Music Awards, ‘Song of the Year’ at the 2010 Hip-hop Music Awards, and was nominated at the 2010 Radio Music Awards & Myx Music Awards.

2011: I released “Love, Life & D’Light” as a solo album distributed under Homeworkz / Universal Records.
-First single/video, “Pinays Rise” directed by Treb Monteras climbed the Myx & Channel V charts. Nominated for “Best Music Video” at the 25th Awit Awards.
-Second single/video “Connection” with JayR & Q-York has futuristic and international feel. Nominated for Best Collaboration at Myx Music Awards and won Best Dance Recording at the 25th Awit Awards.
-Whether you want to think about Love, get energized about Life, or get inspired by the Light, this album’s got it all with infectious beats, positive vibes, and collabora- tions with the other great urban acts.

Major Shows I’ve sung in:

PHILIPPINES

-Typhoon Yolanda Benefit Concerts at Zirkoh and Fort High Street
-Fast & Furious 6 Cast Meet & Greet @ Glorietta
-Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Concert @Arena
-Kaamulan Festival @ Bukidnon, Mindanao
-2012 Urban Music Awards (3 Nominations)
-2011 Myx Music Awards @ Music Museum
-America in 3D Concert @ SM N.Edsa & SM Iloilo
-Women’s HIV Awareness @ Sofitel Hotel
-Timberland “Changing Lives” Concert @ SMX
-Pussycat Dolls Concert @ SMX
-Capital G Official Launch @ Robinsons Galleria
-Allstars Concert “Mandirigma” @ Sky Dome
-ROOTS Dance Battle @ Eastwood City
-2010 Myx Music Awards @ Music Museum
-Mutya ng Pilipinas @ Resorts World Theatre
-Nestea Camp Hot @ Boracay
-Urban Music Awards @ Eastwood City
-The First Radio Music Awards @ SM Sky Dome
-Lea Salonga’s “Your Songs” Concert
-Philippine Star’s 21st Ad Congress Event @ Subic
-Allstars’ “Beyond Hip Hop”, SM Pampanga
-Allstars Victory Party @ Embassy, Fort Bonifacio
-AND1 Game @ Araneta Coliseum
-MTV AIDS Music Summit @ Fort Bonifacio
-Pops Fernandez’s “It Girl” Concert
-Ai Ai de las Alas’s “Out Of This World” Concert @ Araneta

UNITED STATES
-Randy Santiago’s “True Love” Concert Tour
-“Blowout with No Limits”, Vina M. & Janno G.
-Pistang Pilipino, Joyce Jimenez and Pilita Corrales

UNITED KINGDOM
-Word of Mouth Showcase, Oh Bar! Camden
-Miss Philippines International Beauty Pageant
-Church Street Festival 2006
-Hounslow Filipino Barrio Fiesta 2006
-Milton Keynes Barrio Fiesta 2006
-Black Arts Fair 2006
SINGAPORE
-APEC Summit After-party
-Hip Hop Generation @ Clarke Quay Arena

AND MANY MORE EVENTS, CONCERTS, MALL & CAMPUS TOURS. I have also regularly performed with the cover bands Indigo, Headrush, and Two-Twenty.

I have received training from the following:

UNITED STATES
-Advance Voice Lessons (Everywoman’s Village/Karen Dolin)
-Voice Lessons (Vocal Power/Tricia Grey & Howard Austin)
-Voice Lessons (Tony Silva)
-Voice Lessons (Premiere West, Susan Nelson)
-Voice Lessons (Louie Reyes)
-Stage and Performance Workshops (Vocal Power Institute)
-Commercial Voice Class (Glendale Community College, Paul Mayo)
-Basic Guitar (Learning Tree University, SMC)

UNITED KINGDOM
-Music Theory Course (Middlesex University)

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