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Composer

Ily is an award winning composer andone of the sought-after composers in the Philippines and in the international choral scene today. His works are being performed in prestigious choral competitions and festivals all over the world and have been recorded by some of the world’s best choirs and Grammy award winning groups.

 
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"...The Philippine Madrigal Singers has been honored to have premiered several of Ily's compositions, and the enthusiastic acclaim that we have received for these performances are a testament to how his works enable us to reach into the hearts of our listeners and touch their souls..."

Mark Anthony Carpio
Choirmaster, Philippine Madrigal Singers

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NEWS + UPDATES

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2022 BUSAN CHORAL FESTIVAL and COMPETITION

Honored to have won the 1st Prize at the 2022 Busan International Choral Festival and Composition Competition. Sharing some snippets during the festival...

INFINITAS IS OUT!

Finally, delighted to share that INFINITAS: The Choral Works of Ily Matthew Maniano Vol. II is out in all streaming platforms. This special album born out of the pandemic...

GREAT NEWS

Delighted to hear that my work won the Cambridge Chamber Singers International Composition Competition and an honorable mention at the...

LINCOLN CENTER DEBUT!

The acclaimed Wartburg Choir, led by Dr. Lee Nelson will sing two of my works in their upcoming Lincoln Center concert...

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...a gathering of singers from various countries, with various backgrounds that promotes unity and understanding over and beyond diversities....

...practical tips to writing and creating your own choral music at the comfort of your home...

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