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NEW YORK (updated: 04/29/2010) *Added: Schedule of Mass with SLRC


The San Lorenzo Ruiz Choir | SLRC, formerly San Lorenzo Ruiz Chapel Choir, is a New York music ministry brought together by a devotion to the first Filipino saint. Thru music, it aims to help make the Eucharistic celebration a more enriching experience.

For Bookings and PRESS Contact:  Armel Martinez  slrc.1000@gmail.com

Biography:

On February 18, 2007, the San Lorenzo Ruiz Choir (SLRC), formerly the San Lorenzo Ruiz Chapel Choir, was born. It is an evenly-distributed group of dedicated all-volunteer members. With its unique mix of Filipino and English music, the choir aims to help make the Eucharistic celebration a more enriching experience.

SLRC at the Philippine Consulate, NYC

Besides regularly singing at First Saturday masses at St. Lucy’s Church, NY, during special liturgical feasts/seasons, weddings, memorial masses and baptisms, SLRC has made great strides since its inception with concerts and musical projects:

• 2007 Philippine Independence Day Parade (June 2007)
• Inauguration of the chapel’s baby grand piano (July 2007)
• “Heto Na… SLRCC in Concert” (7 Sept. 2007)
• San Lorenzo Ruiz Feast Day Mass (23 Sept. 2007, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, NY)
• Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome for the 20th anniversary of the canonization of San Lorenzo Ruiz
• “Sanlibong Buhay: a Musical Tribute to San Lorenzo Ruiz” (18 Oct. 2007, Sta. Pudenziana Church, Rome)
• “Caroling sa Kapilya” (21 Dec. 2007)
• “Jubilate: a Concert Tribute by to the Archdiocese of New York on its 200th Anniversary” (29 Mar. 2008)
• “Jubilate II: a Concert Tribute by to the Archdiocese of New York on its 200th Anniversary” (30 May 2008)

With Msgr. Aquino after a fundraising concert for the victims of Ondoy

• San Lorenzo Ruiz Feast Day Mass (24 Sept. 2008, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, NY)
• Pasko Na! Concert (13 Dec. 2008)
• Salu-Salo Para kay San Lorenzo (24 April 2009, Philippine Consulate General in New York)
• Independence Day Reception, Consular Corps and Community (11 June 2009, Philippine Consulate General in New York)
• Philippine Independence Day Celebration Thanksgiving (10 Sept. 2009, Philippine Consulate General in New York)
• San Lorenzo Ruiz Feast Day Mass (20 Sept. 2009, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, NY)
• Pinoy Aid Benefit Concert for Typhoon Ketsana Victims (28 Oct. 2009, St. Lucy’s Catholic Church)
• Halina sa Belen Simbang Gabi Mass (19 December 2009, St. Lucy’s Catholic Church)
• Mass for Haiti’s earthquake victims, organized by the Philippine Mission to the United Nations, the Philippine Consulate General of NY and the UN Philippine Cultural Society (19 January 2010, Philippine Consulate General in NY)

SLRC is honored and excited to continue on this musical journey with San Lorenzo, his devotees and you. After all, as St. Augustine said, to sing is to pray twice.

San Lorenzo Ruiz Feast Day Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, NYC

With Consul General Cecilia Rebong and Deputy Consul General Millie Thomeczek

With Ambassador Hilario Davide, Jr. and Mrs. Virginia Davide

Members:
Music directors: Rogelio Penaverde Jr., Leo Paolo Leal
SOPRANO: Vicky Aquino-Tiga, Mharjorie Castro, Karen Digo, Bibi Ferrer-Uy, Cheruby Gundino, Violeta Lota, Wilma Manuel, Jasmine Pamintuan, Gretchen Pangilinan, Carmen Samonte, Lala Sta. Ana, Shervy Villareal
ALTO: Joanne Canicula, Cecile Dacudao, Luchelle del Rosario, Gemma Laisa, Love Obenario, Joy Uy, Estela Villarino
TENOR: Armel Martinez, Micmic Martinez, Macky Salcedo, Jan Michael Tan
BASS: Oscar Bruce Jr., AJ Camacho, Alan Campos, Bernard de Leon, Victor de Leon, Gerry Ortizo, Allan Samonte, Carlo Zenarosa
BASS GUITAR: Mike Pimentel

Websites:

San Lorenzo Ruiz Chapel Choir

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Recordings: (Free MP3 Downloads)

This is the Day, Springs of Water, Sapagka’t Diyos ay Pag-Ibig, San Lorenzo Ruiz ng Maynila, Magpasalamat Kayo sa Panginoon,and Awit ng Papuri (Recorded June 5, 2007)
Take and Receive (Solo by Jun Penaverde, composed by M. Francisco S.J.)

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