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Jonathan Velasco ( Philippines )

 
Jonathan Velasco  is  a  much  sought  after  choral  conductor,  clinician  and adjudicator in the world today. He studied at the University of the Philippines College of Music and at the Berliner Kirchenmusikshule in Germany. He was a member and assistant choirmaster of the University of the Philippines Madrigal Singers. He was also a member and assistant conductor of the World Youth Choir, and for the 1996 summer session became its first Asian conductor.
 
Velasco regularly holds choral clinics and workshops all over the world. Together with his choirs, he has won first prizes in choral competitions in Maribor (Slovenia), Cork (Ireland), Marktoberdorf (Germany), Tolosa and Torrevieja (Spain), and Riga (Latvia). He has also been a member of the jury in prestigious choral competitions in Europe and Asia. He currently conducts the Ateneo Chamber Singers.
 
Velasco is an adviser to the board of the International Federation for Choral Music, and is the Philippine representative to the  World  Choir  Council. In 2008, he was elected the first President of the newly formed Philippine Choral Directors Association.
 
     
 
Jonathan Velasco merupakan choral conductor, clinician, dan adjudicator yang terkemuka dan dicari-cari dunia saat ini. Beliau menyelesaikan studinya pada University of the Philippines College of Music dan pada Berliner Kirchenmusikshule di Jerman. Beliau merupakan anggota dan asisten choirmaster dari University of the Philippines Madrigal Singers. Beliau juga merupakan anggota dan asisten conductor dari World Youth Choir, dan juga sesi musim panas 1996 (World Youth Choir) beliau menjadi conductor pertama yang berasal dari Asia.
 
Velasco biasanya mengadakan choral clinic dan workshop di seluruh dunia. Bersama dengan paduan suaranya, beliau telah memenangkan hadiah utama pada kompetisi paduan suara di Maribor (Slovenia), Cork (Irlandia), Marktoberdorf (Jerman), Tolosa and Torrevieja (Spanyol), dan Riga (Latvia). Dia juga telah menjadi anggota juri pada kompetisi paduan suara bergengsi di Eropa dan Asia. Saat ini, dia memimpin Ateneo Chamber Singers.
 
Velasco merupakan penasihat dewan International Federation for Choral Music, dan perwakilan Filipina untuk World Choir Council. Pada tahun 2008, beliau telah terpilih menjadi presiden dari Philippine Choral Directors Association yang baru dibentuk.