Announcement: Legendary kulintang artist and teacher Danongan  “Danny” Sibay Kalanduyan passes away September 28, 2016. 

It is with a heavy spirit that we announce Danongan Kalanduyan passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016 of a fatal hemorrhagic stroke.  In 1995 Mr. Kalanduyan received the National Endowment of the Arts Heritage Fellowship award for his role in perpetuating the tradition of the kulintang art form. He will be missed as a teacher and a friend.

Cards/messages can be sent to:
Josefina “Pina” Kalanduyan
372 Susie Way, Apt 3
South San Francisco, CA 94080

A GoFundMe campaign has been created by to help his family with funeral expenses. If you supported the work he did please give generously.


9/29/16 – National Endowment of the Arts announcement of Danny’s passing

10/4/16 – NBC announcement of Danny’s passing


Receiving 1995 NEA Heritage Fellow Award from Hillary Clinton