A multi -awarded Filipino pop- opera artist, Mr. Badon has performed in various concerts, diplomatic shows and international cultural festivals all over the globe, including his debut performances at Carnegie Hall in New York, and the Vatican in Rome. He is an Aliw Awardee for Best Classical Performer and Best Global Pinoy Performer. He also was given an award by the City of San Antonio, Texas and was honored by the State Legislature of Hawaii as an outstanding international artist. His exceptional talent in singing has made him one of the most sought-after stage and music personalities in the Philippines today. He is the ultimate cross-over artist, displaying an ability to do an effortless transition from classical to pop singing.




Established in 1990, Kayamanan Ng Lahi Philippine Folk Arts is a critically acclaimed non-profit organization based in Los Angeles. Kayamanan is committed to presenting, promoting and preserving the richness and diversity of Philippine culture through dance and music to entertain, educate and enrich. Noted for its extensive dance repertoire, costumes and music ensembles, Kayamanan has received numerous accolades including L.A. Times' " ...consistently exciting and a triumph of enlightened cultural preservation." Kayamanan Ng Lahi is proud to have celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015. The group has been cited for outstanding leadership in the arts by the Los Angeles City Council and the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles.




Founded in 2008, the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO) is the first Filipino symphony orchestra outside of the Philippines. It is a volunteer orchestra committed to the promotion of Filipino artists and culture through orchestral music. Under the artistic leadership of musical director and conductor Robert Shroder, FASO seeks to sustain artistic excellence in our community and to nurture love and pride in one's identity.  Based in Los Angeles, home to the largest Filipino community outside of the Philippines, it seeks to help open artistic and cultural borders for these artists, so that through them, they can educate and enrich the diverse communities in America and the world with its unique Filipino culture and rich artistic heritage.