Though born in Iowa, USA, Annie built her musical career in the Philippines. In 2001, her vocal group, Three of A Kind, which was under Star Records of ABS-CBN, settled in the USA and continued concertizing. Annie holds degree in Musicology and Composition from the University of the Philippines, and a Certificate in Music Business from UCLA.
While teaching music privately and performing, Annie heads Music Arts Events Inc which deals with "Everything Music” which includes concerts at the Ford Theatres' Concert Tours like that of Ryan Cayabyab, and multi-zone events like the Travel, Trade and Consumer Road Show of Asian Journal.
Known as an highly organized event producer, Annie is also a record producer, music publisher under BMI, and piano and voice teacher that specializes in teaching digital recording.
Annie is an Awit Award winner (the Philippine Grammy) for her vocal arrangements which appear on albums by Sharon Cuneta, Rachel Alejandro, The CompanY and many more. Annie was a regular on the LA18 TV Show “Kababayan Today” for three years. Annie has done musical theatre (as Lady Thiang in “The King and I” with Debbie Gibson in Thousand Oaks) and guested in concerts of the Filipino-American Symphony Orchestra, Kayamanan ng Lahi, and other special events in Los Angeles.
Such as what will be happening Sunday, April 7th. Annie is one of the many performers on “Ryan, Ryan: The Maestro and the Ryan Cayabyab Singers” live concert at the John Wayne Performing Arts Center, 1440 E. Broadway at 6pm in Glendale, California. Tickets are available now at www. ryanryan.eventbrite.com and use the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Hollywood’s discount code, FACCHO to help raise funds for the Chamber.
Annie is currently one of our Board of Directors in the Public Relations position.
Members are the life blood of our organization. By becoming a member, you gain access to people and businesses that can have a huge impact to your business needs. You also gain exclusive discounts to our events, and your membership supports FACCHO in its efforts to enhance our FilAm Community’s presence in the local industry.
7 Reasons to watch “Ryan Ryan: The Maestro and the Ryan Cayabyab Singers” on April 7...
If you have heard of the music of Ryan Cayabyab, you should go watch the concert on April 7 in Glendale, California. Use the discount code FACCHO on www.ryanryan.eventbrite.com to help FACCHO raise funds. Tickets start at $35, up to $125.
If you have NOT heard or don’t know the music of Ryan Cayabyab, you SHOULD go, because:
6. Watch and be inspired by Philippine artists and culture with collaboration with local artists, as experienced their past tours. This is the Ryan Cayabyab Singers 3rd concert tour, and the first after MrC was conferred the title National Artist for Music, a lifetime achievement government award, the Philippine version of the Kennedy Center Honors. MrC received this not only for his music, but for his Elements, Songwriting Camp, Philpop Songwriting Competition, Akapela Open Acapella singing competition, and the Music School of Ryan Cayabyab.
7. His 40-year career as a composer, music director, orchestrator and conductor all started with his award-winning song which goes “Kay Ganda ng Ating Musika, Ito ay atin, sailing atin, at sa habangbuhay, awitin natin.”
The concert will be in Glendale at the John Wayne Performing Arts Center, 1440 E Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205 on April 7 Sunday 6pm. If you had been to Music Arts Events productions at the Ford Amphitheatre, Valley Performing Arts Center, Aratani Theatre, and Alex Theatre, you would know that we don’t do Filipino time. Get your tickets online on eventbrite.com and don’t forget to use code FACCHO, and tell your friends and family!
We invite you all to our Fundraiser Mixer & Karaoke Night at 6pm at Brewyard Beer Company in Glendale, California with Special Guest Speaker by Ted Benito, Executive Director of Apl.De.Ap Foundation. Comedian Erick Esteban will be your host.
In an effort to foster community for professional Filipino Americans in the entertainment and media industries as well as build relationships to help uplift your careers, everyone - from business executives, social media influencers, business owners, entrepreneur startups and creative artists - are welcome! Socialize, listen, exchange business cards, food truck, world class craft beer and song! Collaboration is key!
- Network with Fil-Am directors, producers & more entertainment industry professionals
- Spin-The-Wheel prizes including free FACCHO membership, professional headshots, & more!
- Gourmet grilled cheese menus by Northstar Culinary food truck
- Cash Bar
- World Class Craft beer by Brewyard Beer Company
PAYPAL - www.facchollywood.org/brewyardmixer.html
EVENTBRITE - www.eventbrite.com/e/mic-test-1-2-3-faccho-fundraising-mixer-karaoke-night-tickets-58412258638
Members: $20 (advance) / $25 (door)
Future Members: $25 (advance) / $30 (door)
Buy your tickets now as they will be $5 more at the door!
Check out photos from our last two fundraiser networking events taken by Ren Arrieta!
We are a Community Sponsor for NBC's and Crazy Woke Asians' Opening Night - Crazy Woke Asians Solo Performance Festival, Thursday, March 14 at 8pm at the Santa Monica Playhouse in Santa Monica, CA.
Use our Discount Promo Code "FACCHO" and you get $5 off for all tickets of all shows during the festival including our sponsored Opening Night on Thursday, March 14! - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crazy-woke-asians-solo-performance-festival-tickets-54956362961
NBC has partnered up with Crazy Woke Asians to present their Audience Award for the Best Solo Performance. So, both your attendance and your votes count, too! Roll in!
Don’t miss the hilarious Ai Yoshihara's MY OWN PRIVATE RIVER PHOENIX and Erick Esteban's FIGHT CLUB FOR ONE with Special Guest Hank Chen!
Full lineup and tickets:
Edwin Santos began blogging in 1995 when he was hired as Editor for the award-winning fansite, The Towne Cryer News on Renée Zellweger. He wrote about the entertainment business and film reviews of Zellweger's films until 2000.