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.
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.