The SILINDRO FILIPINO PROJECT with Carlos Zialcita and Friends makes its debut on Saturday October 13th at 7pm at the OAKLAND ASIAN CULTURAL CENTER located at 388 9th Street 2nd Floor in Oakland’s Chinatown. For more information, they can be reached at 510-647-0455
Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 7 PM – 10 PM
The event will include a lecture and presentation as well as a mini-workshop on the different instruments used. Tickets are $15 for general Admission and $10 for Seniors and Students. We encourage everyone to attend especially during Filipino American History Month.
This event is supported by the Oakland City Council and funded by the City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program. The Oakland Asian Cultural Center is a co-sponsor of this Project.
Silindro, which is the Tagalog word for harmonica, will be used by Zialcita to illustrate through performance of traditional and original compositions in a variety of settings, how a distinctly Filipino American esthetic can be achieved with the harmonica, a very popular instrument in American music, that covers the gamut of artistic, historical, and cultural influences available in today’s Filipino Diaspora.
Participating artists along with Zialcita, who is a recipient of a 2018 Oakland Individual Artist Grant, are Bo Razón, Chris Trinidad, Aireene Espiritu, Ron Quesada, Lydia Neff, Richard
Daquioag, and Raul Ramirez. The instruments used will include: kubing, harmonica, kulintang, agong, gandingan, dabakan, kutiyapi, gegelong, ukulele, guitar, bass, drums and piano.