The College of Music of the University of the Philippines, on the occasion of its 91st Anniversary, in cooperation with Equitable PCI Bank presents a symphonic concert at the Francisco Santiago Hall, De la Costa St., Makati, on Friday, February 23, 2007, 7:00 in the evening.
Proceeds from the concert will be for the benefit of the Artist Welfare Foundation, through the kindness of UP College of Music Dean Ramon Acoymo.
The Concert wil feature Prof. Emeritus Regalado Jose, piano, and the U.P. Orchestra conducted by Prof. Edna Marcil Martinez. They will be performing “Prelude from the HolbergSuite,” op. 40 by Edvard Grieg, Symphony No, 94 in G Major, “Surprise” by Franz Josef Haydn, and Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in B flat minor by Nicanor Abelardo.
Tickets to the concert (at P300 each) are available through Clottie Lucero at 832-1125 loc. 1606. Other tickets are also available through 926-0026 (c/o Yvette).
The Artists Welfare Foundation of the Philippines is an organization currently in the process of incorporation as a non-stock, non-profit corporation whose primary purpose is to extend, provide or grant financial, legal, medical and hospitalization privileges or benefits and/or similar assistance, support and/or advice to Filipino artists who may be disabled or incapacitated by reason of age or physical or mental infirmity to earn, support or maintain his subsistence, health of basic life need. Incorporators of the Foundation include Fernando C. Josef, Grace Nono, Ronnie Lazaro, Raul Sunico, Edna Vida, Nonoy Froilan, Rica Arevalo, Reuben Laurente, Sid Gomez Hildawa, Nicholas Pichay, Dennis Marasigan, Clottie Lucero, Glecy Atienza, Jose Victor Torres, Rolando T. Inocencio, Divina Cavestany and Madeleine Nicolas. Once qualified, the Foundation will be registered as a charitable foundation.
The funds of the Foundation are derived from membership fees, annual dues and special assessments of members, gifts, donations, contributions, and income from projects and investments.Proceeds will then be utilized to provide the following services to members:
1. Loan services
2. Medical benefits
3. Legal services
5. Death benefits