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date: 17 August 2019

Santos Ocampo, Amada (Galvez)locked

  • Lucrecia R. Kasilag

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(Galvez)

(b Manila, June 23, 1925; d San Jose, CA, December 20, 2009). Filipina composer. She studied at St Paul College, Manila (music teacher’s diploma), the Centro Escolar University Conservatory (BMus), DePauw University, Indiana (MMus), and the University of Indiana at Bloomington. Among her composition teachers were Antonio Molina, Antonino Buenaventura and Lucio San Pedro in the Philippines, and Harris, White, Heiden and Orrego Salas in the USA. In addition, she had advanced piano lessons with Glen Sherman and Sidney Fosters, and she toured the Philippines and the USA as a composer-pianist. She taught at Centro Escolar University (1955–8, 1964–7) and Stella Maris College (1965–7) before returning to the USA to take up a post as pianist and assistant professor at the Pennsylvania State University. She retired in 1992. Her varied compositional style ranges from neo-classical to atonal, using contemporary harmonic and contrapuntal idioms.

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