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‘CCP Special Concert Series’ features Ross Salvosa

Vancouver-based Filipino concert pianist Ross Salvosa is the first featured artist of the CCP Special Concert Series on July 23 at 7:30PM at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (Little Theater). His program is as follows: Schubert’s Sonata in A minor, Turina’s Circulos Ritmicos and Danza Ritmica from Danzas Gitanas Op. 84; La Andaluzas Sentimental from Mujeres Espanolas, Op. 17; Chopin’s Sonata in B flat Minor and Stravinsky’s Firebird.

Ross has been performing in concert venues around the world as orchestra soloist, solo recitalist, collaborative artist and chamber musician. He was a prize winner of national and international piano competitions. A very versatile artist with a wide range of solo, concerto and chamber music repertoire, Ross frequently performs and premieres contemporary works. A winner of the National Music Competitions for Young Artists, he was under the tutelage of Filipino pedagogues Mauricia Borromeo, Reynaldo Reyes, Emilio de Rosario and aunt Ruby Salvosa.

Ross is currently a doctoral candidate in Musical Arts majoring in Piano Performance at the University of British Columbia under the guidance of legendary pianists Sara Buechner and Corey Hamm. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees on full scholarship graduating magna cum laude at the Conservatory of Music at Lynn University under the tutelage of Roberta Rust and Philip Evans. Ross is Vancouver’s one of the most sought after piano pedagogues. His students have won numerous national and international competitions, and have performed as orchestral soloists. He is renowned for developing prodigious talents from early formative ages to young professionals. He has adjudicated numerous international competitions.

The other featured artists of the Special Concert Series are Italy-based Filipino flutist Sarah Mae Gabuyo, on August 15, and double bass player Jiovanni Tabada on September 24, 2014.

Ross will give piano masterclasses on July 24 & 25, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
For tickets and subscriptions to the Special Concert Series, please contact 832-3706.
For inquiries and reservations for the masterclasses, please contact the or call 832-1125 loc. 1604.

Michael David dela Cruz Tan - The founder of Outrage Magazine, Mick is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) of the University of Newcastle in New South Wales Australia (just don’t ask when, he says). He can: photograph, do artworks with mixed media, write (of course), shoot flicks, community-organize, facilitate, lecture, research (with pioneering studies under his belt)… this one’s a multi-tasker, who is even conversant in Filipino Sign Language. He heads the only LGBTzine in the Philippines. Cross his path is the dare (read: It won’t be boring). Coordinate with him at

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