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Sari-Sari Storybooks With Music

October 28, 2 pm3:30 pm.

These magical children’s books take the reader on a journey through the Philippines, from Batanes to Cebu, Leyte to Zamboanga City. The books are read by actors Bing Magtoto and Patrick Elizalde, and accompanied by live music composed by Melinda Faylor. Featuring stunning artwork by many Filipino artists, the artwork for each story will also be projected for the audience during the reading. The music for Sari-Sari Storybooks is inspired by the provinces of the Philippines in which all of the stories take place. The instrumentation is piano and electronics, including a variety of samples of Filipino instruments and other sounds inspired by the stories.