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Traditional music and dance from the Maguindanao, Maranao, and Tausug peoples of Mindanao Island, Southern Philippines

The Performers:

Danongan Kalanduyan is a master musician, ethnomusicologist and cultural consultant on Muslim-Filipino culture, and he is the only master artist of Maguindanao Kulintang music in the United States. Mr. Kalanduyan earned his graduate degree in Ethnomusicology at the University of Washington at Seattle, where he was an Artist-in-Residence for many years.

Danny with Hillary ClintonIn 1995, Mr. Kalanduyan received the prestigious National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts [presented in this photo by First Lady Hillary Clinton]. Currently based in San Francisco, he is the Executive Director of the Palabuniyan Kulintang Ensemble.

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Other musicians and dancers of the Palabuniyan Kulintang Ensemble:

Bobby Barlaan
Michelle Bautista
Danilo Begonia
Conrad Benedicto
Titania Buchholdt
Caroline Cabading-Isidro
Holly Calica
Alexis Canillo
Manny Dragon
Ogie Gonzales
Daryll Santuray