On its third year, Akapela Open 2015 has been victorious again in capitalizing world-class Pinoy voices and talents. This is an annual vocal competition led by Mr. Ryan Cayabyab and The Music School of Ryan Cayabyab, a competition deemed to be the first of its kind in the country. It aims to promote contemporary a capella singing and appreciation for vocal harmony performance.
Acapellago, an a capella pop group composed of Michelle Pascual, Almond Bolante, Joshua Cadelina, Avin Laderas and Ron Laderas, regains the championship with their performance of Philpop original “Trianggulo” and Cristina Aguilera’s “Show Me How You Burlesque.” The group was the first emerging Akapela Open grand champion in 2013.
VerJube Photographics introduces #VJPMusicRoll – a monthly round-up of selected major news surrounding the OPM music circle and other relevant updates and developments in worldwide music.
For our first release, we are tackling about a Filipino stage and singing icon set to make her Broadway comeback, a highly promising stage actress and singer making waves in London’s West End, a Korean-American songwriter/singer lending her voice for Studio Ghibli, anniversary concert celebration from Asia’s Premiere Vocal Ensemble, a bossa nova happy ending, and the newest songs to get addicted to from PhilPop 2015′s top 12.