Last February 16, 2018, in the HSG Grounds, the special music class held their recital entitled: A Musical from the Heart. With the help of their mentors--Korkie Guada Bobis (Guitar and Piano), Joanna R. De Joya (Voice and Piano), Renz Rumell D. Borja (Voice and Piano) and Ashleigh Miriam Cristobal (Violin and Piano)---the students from HSG's Special Class for Music showcased their talent and skill.
To open the event, the audience had a glimpse of the program with the singing of Alessandra Mazo (Soprano) and Miguel Ramos (boy Soprano) the Prayer by David Foster.
Following the opening remarks, the program began with piano performances by Arya Guttierez, Miggy Ramirez, Jacob Fulgar, Joaquin Francisco, and Alessandra Mazo. This was then followed by Violin Performances by Alexine Coronel, Miguel Ramos and Hannah Roman. Ending the first half of the recital was Arya Guttierez singing Haunted House on a Hill, A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes (A. Hoffman) and Tomorrow (C. Strouse)
The second half of the recital was opened by Samuel Pelingon on piano performing Etude in C Major Op. 599 No. 33 (C.Czerny) and Minuet in F Major K. 6 (Mozart). This was followed by another piano performance by Samantha Mazo. She played Ballade in C minor (F. Burgmuller), Etude in A Minor (C. Czerny), Minuet in D minor AWB Anhang 123 (J.S Bach) and Rondo a Capriccio (Beethoven). Gabriel Ramos followed with piano performances of Solider's March (Schumann) and Arabesque (Burgmuller). HSG alumni, Jason Sembrano performed Sonata in C Major Op 36, No. 1 (Clementi) and Anima Cristi, while Florianne Jara performed Burleske (Mozart) and Toccatina (Kabalevsky) in piano as well. The final piano performance was from Francine Jara performing Etude in D Major Op. 636, No. 5 (Czerny) and the Wild Horseman (Schumann).
The Recital ended with two vocal performances by Miguel Ramos and Alessandra Mazo. Miguel sang Ben, For Once in My Life, and On the Sunny Side of the Street, while Alessandra sang Journey to the Past and Ikaw.
Music is one of the many avenues for children to express themselves creatively. It is a gift to the community to witness and listen to the musical expression of each child that participated, and it is the community---parents, teachers, and mentors , that made this possible. Congratulations to all our students for their successful recital.