Song & Story: Multicultural Picture Books and their Role in Nation Building
August 4, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Buenavista | Tahanan Books
Dr. Felicidad A. Prudente is one of the leading Filipino musicologists in the Philippines today. After earning her doctoral degree in Musicology with emphasis in Ethnomusicology from the University of Michigan, she taught music at the University of the Philippines for thirty years. In 1998, she edited and compiled selections from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao for Antukin: Philippines Folk Songs and Lullabyes, published by Tahanan Books. Currently Dr. Prudente continues to undertake music research on a wide range of topics such as bamboo ensembles, gong music, ritual singing, and Filipino popular music.