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Dr. Ramon Pagayon Santos

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Ramon Pagayon Santos was born on February 25, 1941 in Pasig, Rizal, Philippines. He received his Bachelor of Music Composition and Conducting from University of the Philippines Conservatory of Music in 1965, his Master of Music with distinction from Indiana University in 1969, and his Doctor of Philosophy from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1972. He was also a student in summer courses in New Music at Darmstadt in 1974 and in Special Seminars in Ethnomusicology at the University of Illinois in 1989. He has studied composition with Hilarion Rubio, Lucio San Pedro, Thomas Beversdorf, Roque Cordero, Ramon Fuller, and William Koethe. He has taken contemporary music courses with Istvan Anhalt and George Perle and has studied Ethnomusicology with Bruno Nettl. He has also studied Javanese music and dance with Sundari Wisnusubroto and Nan Kuan with Lao Hong Kio.
University of the Philippines Conservatory (now College) of Music
· Teacher’s Diploma in Composition and Conducting (1964)
· Bachelor of Music in Composition and Conducting (1965)
Indiana University
· Master of Music in Composition, with distinction (1969)
State University of New York at Buffalo
· Doctor of Philosophy in Composition, minor in Musicology (1972)
Institute for New Music, Darmstadt, Germany
· Summer Courses for New Music (1974)
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
· Special Seminars in Ethnomusicology (1988-89)
Previous Positions and Affiliations:

• Vice President, International Music Council Executive Committee at UNESCO (since 2001) • Member, 14-man Executive Committee of the International Music Council (UNESCO) • Commissioner for the Arts, National Commission for Culture and the Arts (1998-2004) • Head, Executive Council of the...

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