Vincent de Jesus

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Vincent Abenojar De Jesus (born June 10, 1968) is a Filipino composer, librettist,[1] musical scorer, and musical director for theater, television, and film. He is also a writer, lyricist, actor, singer, and educator.

Biography[edit]

He attended the University of the Philippines Diliman College of Music, and majored in piano and voice. He is a member of the Philippine Educational Theater Association since 1985.

He wrote the music and libretto of critically acclaimed hit musicals: SKIN DEEP, ZSAZSA ZATURNNAH ZE MUZIKAL, SI JUAN TAMAD ANG DIABLO AT ANG LIMANG MILYONG BOTO, CARE DIVAS, HIMALA ISANG MUSIKAL and CHANGING PARTNERS.

He has been awarded three (3) Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino - Gawad Urian, two (2) Film Academy of the Philippines - Luna Award, seven (7) Philippine Movie Press Club Star Awards, four (4) Entertainment Press - Golden Screen Awards, one (1) FAMAS Award, one (1) Cinema One Originals Award, one (1) GEMS Award and one (1) Gawad Tanglaw for Best Achievement in Film Music.

He is a two-time recipient of the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature.

He won two (2) Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards for Outstanding Original Libretto (SKIN DEEP 2008 and SI JUAN TAMAD, ANG DIYABLO AT ANG LIMANG MILYONG BOTO – 2009), one (1) for Outstanding Musical Direction (BATANG RIZAL – 2008), one (1) for Outstanding Original Composition (SI JUAN TAMAD, ANG DIYABLO AT ANG LIMANG MILYONG BOTO – 2009), and two (2) for Outstanding Musical (SKIN DEEP 2008 and SI JUAN TAMAD, ANG DIYABLO AT ANG LIMANG MILYONG BOTO – 2009).

He has written and acted as Pipay in Euro-Asia and GMA Network's TV series Camera Café, which won the 2008 Asian TV Award for Best Comedy. He co-hosted GMA Network's Wipeout: Matira Ang Matibay with Paolo Contis. He played the role of the "ASSISTANT DIRECTOR" in Cinemalaya's EKSTRA, starring Vilma Santos and portrayed John Lloyd Cruz's father in Star Cinema's THE TRIAL.

He is a composer, writer, musical director, film music composer, actor, and a professor of Musical Theater at the Ateneo de Manila.

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2015 41st Metro Manila Film Festival Best Musical Score My Bebe Love[2] Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amadis Ma. Guerrero (22 February 2009). "Best stage actors of 2008". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 19 January 2011.
  2. ^ Smith, Chuck. "Winners: 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival awards night". Philippine Star. Retrieved 28 December 2015.

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