John August Pamintuan (JP) Yes, I also have pieces that are not too difficult, which are included in my catalogue from the last three years. I started writing for. Listen to John August Pamintuan | SoundCloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create.. New York City. Stream Rosarium by John August Pamintuan from desktop or your mobile device.

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Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Towards creating cross cultural ties and strengthening friendship and cooperation, John August Pamintuan has also organized many musical exchanges among conductors and choirs of Asian countries. JP From a philosophic point of view, I would say analysis-synthesis.

Also to share your music, because it is a gift, one paminntuan is meant to be shared. As a conductor he has given workshops, performed in concerts, and won in competitions in Asia, Europe, and North America.

We are just the messengers, so I just open my mind like a faucet and like water the music comes out. John is a member of the World Choir Council along with other choral experts from 80 different countries.

He has composed around pieces which have been performed by choirs from 30 countries. Recognized by the American Federation of Musicians as an artist of sustained international acclaim, John has written around commissioned works which are widely performed in international competitions.


JP My advice to younger composers is to write music for no reason. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. When I compose music, I make sure that I myself can sing all the parts, to make sure it is humanly possible, and that I can ask anyone to sing it.

If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Do you have some pieces also for intermediate level ensembles that would be a good entry point for conductors who may not be familiar with your music? Sometimes I write in a fast-food restaurant; sometimes I need to eat in two or more restaurants when I am writing an arrangement for a medley.

JP I usually rehearse a choir and focus mostly on the technical aspects: Yes, add me to your mailing list. As a singer, he has sung in solo recitals at the St. He is also a member of the panel of adjudicators for composition contests in Croatia,International Federation for Choral Musicand International Choral Composition Competition Japan, SinceJohn is recognized by the American Federation of Musicians as an artist of sustained international acclaim.

Of course, the music I write is a summary of all my collective experiences as a musician. I break down the constituents of a motif or theme then reconstitute them into a new whole in keeping with the parameters requested by the person or group that commissioned the music.

What is your ideal commission situation?

Petersburg Conservatory, and Moscow Glinka Hall. And, incidentally, it is my 10th year as a composer this year, so I would like to thank you for giving me this opportunity to celebrate with you.

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It takes one hour for me to finish the music, three hours to encode on software, and three days to review and criticize the final work. Just write and write, so that they will discover the bottomless well, within their minds. JP The quality of music that I write depends totally on the food I eat while writing. Ideally, I would like at least two weeks to finish a piece, but usually I submit it within four days.

A Conversation with John August Pamintuan

I always think I have to write something innovative, trend-setting; a augusg of music that will last a few lifetimes; something that reflects the past, is of the moment, and will be of the future.

As a composer, John was awarded the composition prize in Tours FranceTokyo Japan and has written commissioned works for the governments of Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, Lithuania, and the Philippines. JP Last year, I wrote about 80 pieces. Privacy Policy Designed using Magazine Hoot. I started writing for Filipino choirs which generally pamnituan a wide vocal range and usually a soprano from our country would find it easier to sing in the higher tessitura.

The result is always magical.