Category: Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble

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The Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc. of Tampa Bay, Florida is proud to present Musikong Kawayan, the ‘bamboo orchestra’ section of its Music and Instrumental Program. It is presently composed of more than twenty-five talented members under the direction of Nhick Ramiro Pacis, a composer and arranger from the University of the Philippines.

Musikong Kawayan Bamboo EnsembleWith the support of the Arts Council of Hillsborough Country and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, PCFI’s Music and Instrumental Program has been realized to present and instill Asian and Philippine music awareness among Filipino-Americans, in particular, and the public, in general, through ethnic instrumental and music instructions, musical productions and music composition.

Musikong Kawayan classes are held on Saturdays from 10:00AM at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center. These classes are free to the public. For more information, please contact the Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc. at the Bayanihan Arts Center in Tampa, FL.


Musikong Kawayan at AsiaFest 2016

AsiaFest 2016

Fil-Am participation at AsiaFest 2016 held in downtown Tampa on April 30, 2016 with Joey Omila, Philippine Performing Arts Company, Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble, Joeln’s Catering and Miss Philippines candidate, Brittney Judson who won the title Miss AsiaFest 2016.

Bamboo and Strings 2015

Bamboo and Strings 2015

The Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc. presents “Bamboo and Strings 2015” featuring the Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 2:00PM at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center located at 14301 Nine Eagles Drive, Tampa, FL 33626.

Tampa Bay International Curry Festival 2015

PCFI Co-hosts Tampa Bay International Curry Festival VIP Reception

On Friday, September 18th, 2015, the “TAMPA BAY INTERNATIONAL CURRY FESTIVAL” VIP Reception will take place at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center with more than 300 people expected for this cocktail reception from...

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Sto. Nino Celebration in Tampa, FL 2015

Here are photos taken at the Sto. Nino Celebrations held at St. Paul’s Church in Tampa, Florida on January 18, 2015. PCFI’s Philippine Performing Arts Company, Philippine Choral Group and Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble participated in this event.

Musikong Kawayan and Philippine Choral Group Perform at the Long Center

Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble and Philippine Choral Group performance at the Aging Well Center at the Long Center in Clearwater, FL on November 21, 2014. Thanks to all who came and toe David A. Martinez III for rendering some fabulous piano pieces and for Tita Chit Korfmacher for her kundiman singing!

Photos from Songs, Bamboo Music and Dances

“November 13, 2014: The Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc. presented PPAC, Philippine Choral Group and Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble in a cultural presentation for more than 600 school children from Hillsborough County through the support...

Photos from Bamboo and Strings

Many thanks to all who came to watch “Bamboo and Strings” at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center on Sunday, October 5, 2014! The concert, presented by the Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble, was attended by several hundred guests from the Tampa Basy Area. It also featured Bayside String Quartet composed of violinists Sandy and Elizabeth Kitts, violist Sam Headlee and cellist Rebecca Bialosky with bassist John DiMura and pianist Robert Jarosh. The Philippine Performing Arts Company and the Philippine Choral Group also rendered a few numbers.

PPAC and Musikong Kawayan Participate at Experience Asia 2014

The Philippine Performing Arts Company, Inc. and the Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble successfully presented Philippine dances and music at the recent “Experience Asia” 10th Asian Festival at the Bloxham and Lewis Parks in downtown Tallahassee on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Bamboo and Strings 2014

The Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc. is once again proud to present the Musikong Kawayan Bamboo Ensemble in a concert entitled “Bamboo and Strings 2014” on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 3:00PM at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center.

Barrio Fiesta 2014

Barrio Fiesta 2014

The Pilipino American Association of Tampa Bay, Inc. (PAAT), in cooperation with the Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc. (PCFI), is once again proud to bring you “Barrio Fiesta and Santacruzan 2014” at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 12:00 noon to 6:00pm.

Songs, Bamboo Music and Dances

Songs, Bamboo Music and Dances: The Philippine Cultural Experience

Take your students to a journey to see the Philippine Enrichment Complex and enjoy “Songs, Bamboo Music and Dances – A Philippine Cultural Experience.” You and your students will be fascinated by this amazing performance!