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PerryScope By Perry Diaz Last December 20, 2015, marked the day the world renown and award-winning University of the Philippines Concert Chorus (UPCC) – or simply, “Korus” – was in Sacramento, California on the first leg of its U.S. Winter Tour. As usual, Korus presented a repertoire of music that made the audience call for an encore. And for those who have seen them perform Read More …

The graduates, Class of 2014.

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Founded in May 2013, Eskwela Natin, in the short period it’s been in existence, is making a great impact in the Filipino-American community, particularly among the youth. It has been the dream of Dolores and Perry Diaz ever since their first grandchild was born nine years ago. Since then, four more grandchildren were added to their family. That’s when they thought Read More …

Operation Damayan

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Super typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda was the worst typhoon in recorded history, weather experts say. Indeed, the loss of life and property was staggering. With 6,092 deaths, 27,665 injured, and 1,779 missing, it would take a massive effort to rebuild the lives of the survivors of the biggest storm of all time. The immediate task is to provide food, shelter, and security to Read More …

(Photo credit: www.UPConcertChorus.com)

PerryScope By Perry Diaz They are back! The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus (UPCC) or simply Korus, the official choir of the University of the Philippines is back in Sacramento after sixteen years. But they made such a great impression to people that they will always be remembered. It was about this time in 1996 that the UPCC, then on its 12th international tour, Read More …