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ACPA RONDALLA

OasiwasACPA Rondalla
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ACPA Rondalla was established in 2009 as one of the organizations’ ongoing programs, led by Herna Cruz-Louie. The ensemble started as music accompaniment for the SEED Youth Program, and went on to perform in collaboration with local community organizations and dance troupes.

ACPA Rondalla expanded its reach by providing Rondalla music workshops at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center in 2011. Soon after, they began mentoring collegiate Filipinx-interest organizations at USF and UC Davis for their annual Pilipino Culture Nights, and have continued to develop aspiring musicians in the art of Philippine folk music and dance. Today, ACPA Rondalla also provides Rondalla workshop intensives and cultural mentorship to organizations at SF State, SJSU, and Little Manila Rising in Stockton.

Director

Herna Cruz-Louie

Collegiate Advisors & Music Instructors

Zarina Raha
Cyril Millendez
Ervin Lopez

Eric Dong
Katrina Hermoso
Matthew Espina Harris

Past & Present Musicians

Avery Balasbas
Mayo Buenafe-Ze
Jaime Barrairo Cuba
Abraham Estrada

Melissa Gonzales
Junn Geronimo

Mickey Hermoso

Major Julian

Basilio Mendoza Juachon

Randy Miranda

Nick Obando

Almar Reyes

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