LIGAO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL VOICE CHORALE (PHILIPPINES)
The Ligao National High School Voice Chorale is a school-based choir of Ligao National High School, Ligao City, Albay. This group of exceptionally talented students was formed in the Year 2014 and trained by one of Bicolandias’s Youngest Conductors, Celger V. Venzon. The Group emerged as the National Champion of the 2014 National Music Competitions for Young Artists – Mixed Voices Category B.
They clinched the Grand Prix during the 4th Bali International Choir Festival in Bali, Indonesia in 2015. In 2016, they brought home winners of the Grand Prix in Busan Choral Festival & Competition. And in 2017, they again won in the 13th BCFC with Gold Prize in Youth
Category and Silver Prize in Ethic Category with a Special Award as the Best Performance in Ethnic. Recently, they won 1st prize in both Habaneras and Polyphony in the 65thCertamenInternacional De Habaneras Y Polifonia in Torrevieja, Spain, last July 23-28, 2019. The LNHS Voice Chorale will continue to soar high as it continues to strive to reach and surpass the members’ musical dreams together.
Celger Villa Campa Venzon
A native of Guinobatan, Albay, Philippines, born in 1991, earned his Bachelor’s degree from Bicol University College of Education where
he graduated as the most outstanding graduate in MAPEH for the year 2012. He has been teaching in Ligao National High School, Ligao City since 2013 and has served as the choir director. He also received the National Prestigious Award, the NCCA’s 9TH ANI NG DANGAL AWARD and 29th AWIT AWARDS. His musical artistry led to the formation of the school’s new choir group, the LNHS Children’s Chorus which won the MBC National Choral Competition in Pasay City, Manila in 2017 and 2018 consecutively.