Liceo College of Music Welcomes Newest Faculty in Theater and Popular Music

April 6, 2016

marvin

Marvin Gayramon is a seasoned and versatile artist. As baritone, he can sing bel canto, music theater and pop songs with equal ease.  He has toured extensively around the Philippines and in key cities in Asia, the United States and Canada participating in music festivals, competitions and concerts.  Marvin has performed with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra as soloist in Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Romber’s Song of the Bell and Orff’s Carmina Burana under the baton of Maestro Ruggero Barbieri.  In 2013, he played the role of Rizal in the critically acclaimed opera entitled “San Andres B.” composed by Chino Toledo with libretto by National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario and premiered at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.  He won 1st runner up in the NCAA Sining Gising Kundiman Competition 2010.  He won 1st Prize in the 1996 National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) Collegiate Solo Voice Category. He then represented the country in the 9th Rosa Ponselle International Competition for the Vocal Arts in New York in 1997.  In 1999, he was the lone Filipino academy member to the Baroque Vocal Program of the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporro, Japan.  Later, he was a semi finalist in the Jeunesses Musicales Montreal International Competition VOICE 2002 in Montreal, Canada.  Currently Marvin is a faculty at the PWU School of Music and pursuing his doctoral studies in music performance. He is mentored by Professor Emeritus Fides Cuyugan- Asensio and Prof. Mercedes H. Dugan.  Marvin established his own voice studio Called Aesthetics Voice Studio in Butuan City and is mentor to aspiring as well as professional singers in the country today.