Coro De San Sebastian: More than just a church choir

November 15, 2008 at 1:43 am | Posted in Announcements, Reviews | 1 Comment
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San Sebastian Basilica in Quiapo is not only well-known as the only steel church in the whole of Asia, but also prides itself of the choral groups serving in the basilica.

Among those is the multi-awarded choir group Coro De San Sebastian.

Coro De San Sebastian

Coro De San Sebastian

Coro De San Sebastian is one of the chuch choirs in the basilica. The choir is also a member of Madz et al.

Coro De San Sebastian was established in 1992 by Fr. Herminigildo Ceniza, OAR. The group was composed of a selection of college students in San Sebastian College and was often invited to sing in weddings, special occasions and other celebrations.

The choir regularly sings at the 7:00pm mass at the San Sebastian Basilica.

Under the vocal prowess of the Philippine Madrigal Singers Alumnus Elsie Eranista, she has carefully guided; nurtured the group and she has defined the enviable standard of church choir excellence the group has constantly adhered to.

Now on it’s 4th generation, the group continuous to endure the test of time and performs in outreached programs of the Philippine Madrigal Singers Et Al (MADZ et al), and chorale competitions.

Now under the hands of MADZ member Marivic Llamas, CDSS is now even more better and competitive than ever.

If you want to listen to Coro De San Sebastian’s recordings, check out these links below:

My Imeem Playlist: Coro De San Sebastian

Coro De San Sebastian: Wade In The Water

Coro De San Sebastian: O magnum Mysterium


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  1. Invitation to choir festival in Istanbul, Turkey

    Dear choir,

    We would like to invite you to our Istanbul Choir Days, an international choir festival that takes place every year in November.
    Please check out our webpage for further details:

    Hoping to hear from you, kind regards,

    the organizers

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