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Theresa Calpotura

  • Guitar




Theresa Calpotura has performed in venues across the US and the Philippines as a soloist and in ensemble contexts. As a recording artist she has produced and recorded three albums of her own work, including Musikang Halo-Halo: Starting to Mix—a musical storytelling project based on Filipinx folklore, her own mixed heritage, and her 101-year-old grandmother’s life--for which she received a San Francisco Artist Grant to complete in 2023.  Her debut album Kanta Filipina (VGo Recordings 2010) was a premiere recording of original, arranged and transcribed works for solo guitar in collaboration with Filipino American composer Bayani Mendoza de Leon. Theresa is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Yale School of Music.