TERESA BARROZO is an emerging Filipino composer and sound designer with a wide range of work for film, theater and dance. Her compositions range from solo, chamber ensemble, orchestral, vocal and electroacoustic. Her works have been performed in the Philippines and in the Asian Composers League Music Festivals in Japan and Thailand. In 2007, she was one of the featured Filipino composers in the Asia-Pacific Weeks 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Her choral works have been performed by the University of the Philippines Concert Chorus (UPCC) in various international choral festivals.
Her theater works include music for PETA’s “Bona”, Repertory Philippines’ “Next Fall”, music and sound design for Virgin Labfest’s “Kafatiran”, “The Valley Mission Care”, “Symposium”, “Mga Kuneho”, Sipat Lawin Ensemble’s “Haring Tubul” and “Battalia Royale” (feat. the music of the Radioactive Sago Project), Dulaang Sipat Lawin and SLE’s “Paglipas ng Limang Taon”, UP Dulaang Laboratoryo’s “Medea”, “Pulses”, “Kitchen Medea”, “Ang Babae Kapag Nag-iisa”, PETA’s docu-musical “Doon Po Sa Amin”, and arrangements for Ateneo Entablado’s musical “Sandaang Panaginip”.
She has collaborated with dance-artist Myra Beltran in “Itim Asu 1719-2009” and theater director and choreographer Tess Jamias for Ballet Philippines’ “Kabaret”.
Barrozo has worked with multi-awarded filmmakers Chris Martinez, Adolf Alix, Sherad Anthony Sanchez, John Torres, Raya Martin, and 62nd Cannes Film Festival Palm D’or Best Director Brillante Mendoza. Her works for film have been featured in major international film festivals in Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Busan, Locarno, Toronto and Rotterdam to name a few. Her music for the film “Kinatay” (Official selection, 62nd Cannes Film Festival; winner, Best Director for Brillante Mendoza) won Best Original Soundtrack at the 42nd Sitges International Film Festival in Spain. She was recently awarded CinemaOne Originals 2011 Best Music for her work in Sari Lluch Dalena’s “Ka Oryang”. Her other works include Jade Castro/Origin8media’s “ZOMBADINGS: Patayin Sa Shokot si Remington”, Vincent Sandoval’s “Aparisyon”, Adolf Alix’s “Kalayaan”, Ralston Jover’s “Bakal Boys”, Brillante Mendoza’s “Tirador”, “Lola”, “Captive” and “Thy Womb”. In 2010, she was a recepient of the Ani ng Dangal Award from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).
Teresa currently provides music & sound design for the Philippines’ premier improv comedy group, SPIT (Silly People’s Improv Theater). She is the resident composer and sound designer of the edge-work site specific theater company, Sipat Lawin Ensemble, and is an apprentice-member of the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA).Read less