University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music

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University of Santo Tomas
Conservatory of Music
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Established 1945
Dean Prof. Raul M. Sunico, PhD
Regent Rev. Fr. Jose Ma. B. Tinoko, OP, JCD
Students 740 (as of 2011)[1]
Location Albertus Magnus Building, Ruaño Drive, UST, Sampaloc, Manila
Patron saint Saint Cecilia
Colors      Pink

The University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music, popularly known as "UST Music", is the music school of the University of Santo Tomas, the oldest and the largest Catholic university in Manila, Philippines.

Proclaimed as one of the only two to be a Center of Excellence in Music, the college has maintained its efforts and achievements to be a premiere music school. It is the only music school in the Philippines which has an all-student symphony orchestra and an all-student symphonic band. The Conservatory of Music has choral groups namely The Coro Tomasino, The Liturgikon Vocal Ensemble and the world-renowned UST Singers. It also has instrumental groups; The UST Jazz Band, The UST Guitar Ensemble, Rondalla, Woodwind Quintet, Brass Quintet, USTe Mundo- the ethnic ensemble and various smaller groups which can be called on as the need arises. Every year, the Conservatory takes most of the major prizes in competitions such as the National Music Competition for Young Artists (NAMCYA) and in other national music competitions. The Conservatory of Music is very proud that in terms of population, it is the biggest music school in the country and is able to graduate a considerable number of competent and talented musicians every year.

Courses offered[edit]

  • Bachelor of Music in Piano
  • Bachelor of Music in Voice
  • Bachelor of Music in Guitar
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin
  • Bachelor of Music in Viola
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello
  • Bachelor of Music in Contra bass
  • Bachelor of Music in Flute
  • Bachelor of Music in Oboe
  • Bachelor of Music in Clarinet
  • Bachelor of Music in Bassoon
  • Bachelor of Music in Harp
  • Bachelor of Music in Saxophone
  • Bachelor of Music in Trumpet
  • Bachelor of Music in Trombone
  • Bachelor of Music in French Horn
  • Bachelor of Music in Tuba
  • Bachelor of Music in Percussion
  • Bachelor of Music in Conducting (Choral/Orchestral/Band)
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Theory
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Literature
  • Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Technology

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bulauan, J.A.A. & Garcia, J.C.V. (2011-01-26). "Too many students, so few classrooms". The Varsitarian. Retrieved 2011-06-06. 

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