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The Music Instructor

CLINICIAN. MUSIC DIRECTOR. PERFORMER.

I help students (ages 10-onwards ) learn how to play clarinet, flute, and saxophone and be able to perform a solo or/and with the group through intensive training while having fun with the lesson.

Nena Lopez Chavez

 The owner of Atempo! Music Studio,

has 22 years of experience as a music teacher, performing artist, and winds instrument clinician. She graduated from the University of the Philippines with a

Bachelor of Music degree, majoring in clarinet.

She has been a member of the UP Youth Symphonic Band since 1991 and had been part of the woodwind quintet. She performed in various concert halls in the Philippines,

like the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Philam Life Theater, and Abelardo Hall, Music Auditorium in the University of the Philippines.

As the music moderator of the special music program of De La Salle Santiago Zobel School in the Philippines, she handled and trained the school’s Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra. She was one of the conductors who prepared the students in performing in local and international music festivals in Asia and U.S.A.

Festivals and Achievements

GOLD AWARDS

Orchestra Conductor

De La Salle Santiago Zobel Symphony Orchestra

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

Chicago Illinois, USA

March 31-April 4, 2019

Symphonic Band Conductor

De La Salle Santiago Zobel Symphonic Band

LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

California, USA

June 15-18, 2018

Symphonic Band Conductor

De La Salle Santiago Zobel Symphonic Band

7th HONG KONG WINTER BAND FESTIVAL

Hong Kong, China

November 24-30, 2015

SILVER AWARDS

Symphonic Band Conductor

De La Salle Santiago Zobel Symphonic Band

PACIFIC BASIN MUSIC FESTIVAL

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

March 24-30, 2017

Symphonic Band Conductor

De La Salle Santiago Zobel Symphonic Band

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL BAND FESTIVAL

Singapore

July 22-27, 2014

Symphonic Band Conductor

De La Salle Santiago Zobel Symphonic Band

5th HONG KONG WINTER BAND FESTIVAL

Hong Kong, China

November 30-December 4, 2013

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