XXSol Maris Trinidad

UP Center for Ethnomusicology, Philippines

Sol Maris Trinidad (b. 1980) is an ethnomusicologist, arts manager and cultural worker. She completed her Bachelor of Music in Musicology from the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Music. She was a member of the UP Rondalla where she played bandurria and a Founding Member of the UP Tugtugang Musika Asyatika (TUGMA). With them, she has travelled as performer and stage manager in the Philippines, China, and Thailand. Among her research areas are Cebuano church music, dalit (sung prayers) and band music of the Tagalog, traditional music from the islands of Panay and Mindanao in the Philippines and choral music management of the Philippines. She has presented papers on these in the Philippines, Thailand and Italy and has been published in the bi-annual arts and ideas magazine, International Gallerie.  Sol maintains fiscal management of the UP Center for Ethnomusicology and is currently pursuing her Masters in Musicology from UP Diliman.