The ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra is a joint venture of ABS-CBN and First Philippine Holdings. The orchestra is composed of 40 musicians under the baton of Music Director Gerard Salonga and the guidance of Executive Director Mickey Munoz. The orchestra was created for the sole purpose of connecting and reinstating symphonic music into the lives of the Filipino people and its younger generation.
The ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra, through its live performances, aims to retain this part of our culture that has always been appreciated since time immemorial. The orchestra wishes this culture to thrive for future generations and dreams of inspiring the youth to continue this endeavor.
The ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra is reaching out to the general public through its “Educational Outreach” programs. Each program is designed to cater certain age groups who are and will be interested in symphonic music or knowing more about the orchestra as a musical ensemble