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ANIMA Choir and Strings

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Introducing our COVID 19 Booking Protection

Posted on June 17, 2020 at 4:50 PM

June 2020

With the future of events not clear at the moment, we want to assure you that you can still plan and book the musicians for your events with the complete FLEXIBILITY, should plans change because of the COVID 19.

For all our bookings, including all booking made before ...

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Anima Choir and Strings at Magallanes Church (St. Alphonsus Mary de Liguori Parish) Wedding Music

Posted on June 29, 2016 at 3:05 PM


Here are some of our wedding performances at Magallanes Church also known as St. Alphonsus Mary de Liguori Parish.

We augment the church equipment with our own set of mics and mixer, at no added cost. So if you get your musicians, make sure they know how to adjust to the church's technical provisions so they can be heard balanced, and you can maximize your group's talent. Currently, most of our setups are at the left side of the church, facing the altar, where the keyboard and...

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Wedding Music Tip no. 8: " Where to put in the program flow if a guest will render a special song for the couple"

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 4:40 AM

I received a message from one of our clients inquiring about this, so:


If you know that a guest will be singing a special song and will request the musicians to provide accompaniment, let your musicians know in advance what song and which version the guest will be singing. Then we recommend the top two following parts of the program where the gue...

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Wedding Music Tip # 7 How to add drama to your Bridal March music

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 12:50 AM

Wedding Music Tip no. 7: To highlight the Bridal March music, we usually recommend the music for the Processional of the Entourage to be in instrumental only. The added layer of vocals in the Bridal march music after the 6-minute instrumental music for the entourage provides the contrast that makes the Bridal March music stand-out and be more memorable.

Wedding Music Tips series on Facebook (1 to 6)

Posted on September 26, 2012 at 4:00 AM

Last September 3, we launched our Wedding Music Tips series at our Facebook page. Since a lot of our clients are also using Facebook, we thought of introducing the Tips there to reach more audience, backed by the most popular social media today. So far, we have managed to post our first 6 wedding tips. And we're posting them all here...

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Sacred Heart Makati Guidelines for Wedding Musicians and Singers - Update 2011

Posted on May 16, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Last June 2009, we posted here the guidelines issued by The National Shrine of the Heart of Jesus on wedding music for musicians, choirs and singers. This was meant to help the soon-to-be-weds prepare their wedding music. Well, here are the revised guidelines which they issued last year and became effective last October 2011. The cov...

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Adagietto - Mahler (Symphony No.5)

Posted on March 9, 2012 at 1:05 AM

Later today, Anima will be premiering its shortened adaptation of Gustav Mahler's Adagietto from Symphony No.5. Written in 1901 - 1902 and originally set for orchestra, Anima's adaptation will be in acapella and arranged by one of our in-house musical arrangers Abby Clutario.

The work was commissioned for the Bridal March and the setting will be in the rustic Caleruega Church in Nasugbu, Batangas bordering Tagaytay City. Anima octet choir of professional sin...

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Anima @ Lolo Dad's

Posted on May 27, 2010 at 3:34 AM

Anima will be featured in a 45 min set at Lolo Dad's tomorrow night, Friday May 28. Lolo Dad's is located at 6750 Ayala Avenue Makati City (yup, almost beside Starbucks 6750, perfect!). Jazz Nites will have Anima (1st set) and Johnny Alege with Humanfolk (2nd set). Incidentally, Abby our keyboardist also jams with Humanfolk.. (so there's the connection).


What a better way to end the week with smooth wine and cool harmonies with jazzy piano interludes, so hope t...

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Santuario de San Antonio Parish Music Guidelines

Posted on June 3, 2009 at 12:00 AM


Santuario de San Antonio is a popular choice for holding big weddings, with long aisle for the Bridal March, airconditioned room ...

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Sacred Heart Makati's Guidelines for Wedding Singers and Musicians

Posted on June 2, 2009 at 11:31 AM



Each church has its own set of guidelines and policies, and you have to consider these when planning what songs to be sung/played on your wedding ceremony.


I just want to share with you the guidelines for wedding music from The National Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary in Makati (more popularly known simply as SacredHeart). This document from Sacred Heart was emailed to us by one of our clients.

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Welcome to our blog!

Posted on June 2, 2009 at 11:19 AM

Hi there,


Welcome to our blog, and we hope you can use the information that we will be sharing in our future articles.


Just an overview : 


We will be hoping to provide our readers tips when it comesto choosing the music, as well as musicians or artists for their wedding both in church and reception.


We will also be giving out suggestions for songs that can be used for Bridal March and First Dance of the Newlywed...

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