As part of the 45th Anniversary of the NAMCYA, workshops will be held in different provinces, in partnership with various institutions and individuals.

To kick off the workshops is the NAMCYA Choir Workshop on July 26-28, 2018 at the Lyceum Northwestern University in Dagupan, Pangasinan. Dr. Arwin Q. Tan and Prof. Ramon Lijauco, Jr. will be the Resource Persons of the workshop. This is open to conductors, music teachers, and advanced singers, and will be held at the Salvador T. Duque Fieldhouse, LNU Gymnasium of the Lyceum Northwestern University.

Registration is free. For inquiries and registration, please contact Ms. Jean Llamas 0915-1358400.

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2016 Ten Outstanding Young Men Awardee Mr. Saturnino Tiamson, Jr., is spearheading a series of Band and Percussion Workshops.

On July 30-August 1, Mr. Tiamson will lead a group of trainors for a Brass and Percussion Workshop exclusively for the MMDA Drum and Bugle Corps. This is sponsored by the Metro Manila Development Authority.

NAMCYA and JB Music present a Percussion Workshop at Imus Cavite on August 4 and 5. Admission is free. For inquiries and registration, e-mail saturnino_tiamson (at) yahoo (dot) com or send a message via Facebook (hover to the following names and click for profile): Saturnino Satur Tiamson Jr. / Saturnino Satur Tiamson Jr.

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Facilitators include some of the country’s best percussionists and drummers: Gian Vergel, Ryan Peralta, Karmi Santiago, Jacques Rivas Dufourt, IYSB Drumline, Brigada and Gip Chan from Hong Kong.

Watch out for the Traditional Music Workshop to be given during the Regional Semifinals in September. Visit or our social media sites for latest updates.