About This Event
This performance features a stellar crew of performers from Hawaiʻi and California. For this presentation, Bernard Ellorin (Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble and Scholar), Caroline Cabading (Kultura Kapwa and Manilatown Advocate), Kim Kalanduyan (Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble and grandchild of the late Danongan “Danny” Sibay Kalanduyan- kulintang master), Desiree Quintero (ILI Dances and Scholar), Wayland Quintero (ILI Dances and Multidisciplinary Performing Artist), assemble together to share a selection of “original heavy metal music” of the Southern Philippines. All members of this ensemble have conducted extensive research in thePhilippines and in North Borneo, Malaysia and bring a range of knowledge and performative experiences in this rare presentation of kulintang music with dance in Hawaiʻi.\
The concert series is a joint effort between UH Mānoa Outreach College, UH Mānoa Music Department,the East-West Center Arts Program, and Friends of Mānoa Library.