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Jude B. Roldan

Jude B. Roldan

Jude Bautista Roldan holds the multifaceted position of music director, pianist, composer and arranger for the Hail Mary the Queen Children’s Choir. Together with his wife, Maria Theresa Vizconde-Roldan, their choir became the first-ever "Children’s Choir of the World" winner at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in North Wales, United Kingdom and Choir Olympic Champions at 3rd World Choir Games in Bremen, Germany.

Jude began his musical studies with his mother, Felicitas B. Roldan, at 3 1/2 years old and had his first public performance at six. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music where he studied piano and choral conducting.

Jude gives composition, arranging and choral workshops around the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea and the United States of America. His compositions have been recorded, premiered and performed in festivals and competitions around the world.

Jude served as chairman at the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) in the Philippines and has been invited as guest conductor adjudicator in choral competitions and festivals around Southeast Asia. He is currently a professorial lecturer at the Centro Escolar University Conservatory of Music where he teaches Piano, Music Theory and Analysis, Arranging and Counterpoint.

Jude and his wife are front runners in the children’s choral movement in the Philippines. With the Ave Maria Children’s Choir foundation, they organized the Halina’t Umawit (Come, Let Us Sing), an annual Philippine festival which recognizes accomplishments and artistry of Filipino children’s choirs.

 

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Ave Maria
 

 Ave Maria 
Composer: Jude B. Roldan 

Voicing: SSA  Released: January 2014  Difficulty: Medium easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   Jude Roldan is pianist/composer for the world famous Filipino, Hail Mary the Queen Children's Choir, directed by his wife, Maria Therersa Vizconde-Roldan. This beautiful setting of the Ave Maria text is gentle and flowing, fitting for advanced children's choirs or treble choirs of any age. Appropriate for church or concert.
 

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  P1487 - SSA  [buy now]
$2.10

 
Da Kami Ay Anan-Ak
 

 Da Kami Ay Anan-Ak  
Composer: Kankana-ey Folksong  Arranger: Maria Theresa Vizconde-Roldan 

Voicing: SSAA 
Season: Concert  Released: January 2017  Difficulty: Medium
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   Here is a song that celebrates the joy of childhood - the playfulness, the newness, shrills and laughter. Based on Kankana-ey, a Filipino folk song, the words are also in Filipino as well as non-sensical sounds. The piece begins slowly but quickly accelerates, finally ending in joyful sounds of children's laughter. Medium difficulty, for SSAA children's choirs.
 

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  P1577 - SSAA  [buy now]
$2.45

 
Halina't Umawit Sa Panginoon
 

 Halina't Umawit Sa Panginoon 
Composer: Jude B. Roldan 

Voicing: SSAA 
Season: General  Released: January 2015  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   For years Jude Roldan has been composing music for the world-famous children's choir that his wife conducts, ''Hail Mary the Queen Children's Choir.'' Although often based on sacred words as is common in the Philippines, this is a concert piece. It begins gently but soon breaks into a dynamic and pulsating ''hallelujah'' section that is captivating. Treble choirs of all ages. Medium difficulty.
 

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  P1521 - SSAA  [buy now]
$2.35

 
JUBILATE DEO
 

 JUBILATE DEO 
Composer: Jude B. Roldan  Author/Lyricist: Psalmus 65:1-2 

Voicing: 3-Part 
Season: Christmas  Released: January 2018  Difficulty: Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   Jude Roldan is a composer from the Philippines whose wife Theresa conducts one of the great children's choirs of the world. Many of his pieces are for her choir and soon become demanded by excellent treble choirs the world over. A song of praise sung in Latin with marvelous energy, it serves as a strong concert opener or festival piece. Medium difficulty.
 

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  P1589 - 3-Part  [buy now]
$2.45

 
O Lord, Hear My Prayer
 

 O Lord, Hear My Prayer 
Composer: Jude B. Roldan  Author/Lyricist: Psalm 143:1 

Voicing: SSAA 
Season: General  Released: January 2015  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Selected for the 2015 Pacific International Children's Choir Festival, this gentle prayer is gracious and moving. For years Jude Roldan has been composing music for the world famous choir his wife conducts, ''Hail Mary the Queen Children's Choir.'' While the altos hold on to a pedal tone the upper voices construct heartwarming chords. Along with the “sanctus bells” and aleatoric chant, this piece is both simple and profound. Great for treble choruses of all ages. Medium difficulty.
 

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  P1505 - SSAA  [buy now]
$2.10

 
Pin Pin De Sarapin
 

 Pin Pin De Sarapin 
Composer: Philippine Folk Song  Arranger: Jude B. Roldan 

Voicing: SSA 
Season: General  Released: January 2015  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Pin Pin de Sarapin is a fingerplay song and chant from Capiz. It is a counting-out game where a player touches one finger after another of the other players and bends the finger on which he lands at the end of the chant. The series of action is repeated until only one finger of a player remains unbent. Jude Roldan has transformed this game into a charming song. Great for children's and treble choirs. Medium difficulty.
 

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  P1506 - SSA  [buy now]
$2.10

 
PONG PONG PIYANGAW
 

 PONG PONG PIYANGAW 
Composer: Game Song from Bukidnon, Philippines  Arranger: Maria Theresa Vizconde-Roldan  Author/Lyricist: Game Song from Bukidnon, Philippines 

Voicing: SSA  Released: January 2018  Difficulty: Medium
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   Conductor Maria Theresa Vizconde-Roldan proves herself a superb arranger with this Philippine children's game song. Playful and fun from the start it moves into a rapid canon and eventually accelerates to a winning finish. A festival piece, concert selection for treble choirs, medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1588 - SSA  [buy now]
$2.55

 
SI FILEMON
 

 SI FILEMON 
Composer: Filipino Visayas Region Folk Song  Arranger: Jude B. Roldan  Author/Lyricist: Filipino Visayas Region Folk Song 

Voicing: SAB  Released: January 2017  Difficulty: Medium
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   A popular Filipino folk song, this arrangement is fun and easy. The text is about a local fisherman who catches a fish and makes a great sale. A fun multicultural piece to sing for choirs of all ages. Easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1579 - SAB  [buy now]
$2.15

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