The University of the Philippines College of Music cordially invites the public to the film previews on “Maranao Culture at Home and in Diaspora”(34 minutes) and “Kulintang Gong Music from Mindanao Philippines” (22minutes) by Dr. Yoshitaka Terada with Dr. Usopay Handay Cadar. These will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 5:30pm in Mini-Hall of the said College. Admission is free.
Dr. Yoshitaka Terada, professor in the Department of Advanced Studies in Anthropology at the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan, holds the Ph.D. from the University of Washington. His primary areas of research are India, the Philippines, Japan and North America. He has made a number of documentary films.
Dr. Usopay Cadar earned his Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from the University of Washington. He is a highly respected teacher and leader of Philippine kolintang (gong ensemble) groups around the United States and has published a number of important articles on Maranao music of the southern Philippines.