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JD Villanueva – Librarian

JD Villanueva – Librarian

JD's musical story began in his hometown, San Pedro, Laguna, where he played saxophone for Banda Aragon in High School. His love for music and technical skill grew and he joined several other musical groups such as the Ugoy-ugoy band, the Manila Symphony Orchestra and the UP Jazz Ensemble. Armed with his musical experience in ensembles as well as 5 years as an orchestrator in Filharmonika, JD is now the Musical Librarian of the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra and does arranging on the side. JD has performed with several prominent artists such as Natalie Cole, Jim Brickman, Lea Salonga, Martin Nievera and Gary Valenciano and is a graduate from the UP College of Music.