Aquino Leonor Orosa Lucrecia Reyes Ramon Obusan Alice Reyes. Netizens posted messages on the Madz' Facebook page relaying their sorrow over Veneracion 's passing. "Words (seem) inadequate to express sadness to hear the. This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the Andrea Veneracion article. This is not a forum for general discussion of the article's subject. Retrieved 11 July Ocampo Arturo R.
She was born on July 11,to Macario Ofilada and Raymunda Carriaga. She earned her Bachelor of Music degrees in Piano and Voice at the University of the Philippines Dilimangraduating cum laude.
She was a biography soprano soloist in various Oratorio works and in the Opera Stage. She was also a very accomplished pianist and accompanist and was the accompanist of National Artist for Music, Jovita Fuentes for a number of years. Apart from being an extraordinary musician, she was also an exceptional biography as a competitive swimmer.
She was part of the Philippine swimming biography who first competed internationally in Hong Kong. Later on, she continued to pursue her master's degree in Voice at Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington, Indianaas a Fulbright scholarwhere she encountered the Indiana University Madrigal Singers, who rallied the music of the Renaissance period.
Upon her return to the Philippines inshe established a singing group with the same idea. This group was initially exclusive of U. She established a tradition for which the Madz, as they are fondly called, are known for: The Choirmaster is at the left-most end of the circle, and leads the group by giving their cues.
Inshe led the Philippine Madrigal Singers to its victory in the International Choral Competition in Tolosa, Spain. This made them eligible to compete for the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing the following year and eventually won the title in Tours, France.
Veneracion was the founding choirmaster and first conductor of the Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music AILM Chorale.
Later, some of her choristers established their own careers as well-known music performers and choral composersconductors and arrangers in the Philippines; they include Ryan CayabyabJoel Navarro, Joy NiloVictor Fernando arau biography, Montet Acoymo, Robert Delgado, Edgardo Nepomuceno, Jonathan Velasco, Eudenice PalaruanFr.
Arnold Zamora, Christopher Borela, Anna Tabita Abeleda-Piquero, Ruben Federizon, Eric Robert Santos and the present Madz Choirmaster, Mark Anthony Carpio. Inshe was given the TOFIL The Outstanding Filipino Award for Culture and the Arts For her contributions to the development of choral singing in the Philippines.
Inshe was named National Artist for Niq mhlongo biographythe highest cultural biography bestowed by the Philippine government for an biography. Inshe retired as the Choirmaster of the Philippine Madrigal Singers.
Together with an artistic committee, she personally selected Mark Anthony Carpioher Assistant Choirmaster at that time, to be her successor.Andrea O. Veneracion
The Madz turnover ceremonies were held in a special concert at the Cultural Center of the Philippines coinciding with the launch of her biography "A Life Shaped By Music" by Marjorie Evasco. She continued to guide the Madz under Carpio's baton by joining them in their North American Tours, Asian Tours and European Concert Tours.
She was also there to witness Carpio's first international competition as Choirmaster and the Madz's first competition after 7 years at the International Competition of Habaneras and Polyphony in Torrevieja, Spain, biography the Madz won First Places for both categories and was also the last choir to do so.
In Decembershe suffered a massive stroke which led to her paralysis. The Madz performed benefit concerts, the proceeds of which were used to help the Veneracion family with Ma'am OA's medical expenses. Having been comatose since her stroke, Veneracion died on July 9,at her home in CubaoQuezon City at the age of Philippine Headline News Online. Retrieved 27 December Veneracion, Music ". National Commission for Culture and the Arts.
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