Haraya was officially formed in 2017 and debuted in a sold out concert at St. Peter's Church in Notting Hill. Haraya means "imagination" or "vision" in Tagalog. Haraya recently won the top prize at the Manchester Amateur Choral Competition 2020.

 

Having different professions and backgrounds with singers mostly nurses and staff from the NHS, the members are unified through their shared passion for singing and musical excellence. 

 

The choir has already performed in a number of exciting venues and events which include a concert at St. John's Smith Square, a diplomatic reception at the Langham, a fundraising ball at the Lansdowne Club, as opera chorus in Die Fledermaus at the Wilton's Music Hall and carolling in Trafalgar Square and Soho Square.

The Haraya repertoire includes a wide range of styles, genres and idioms which include sacred, classical, pop, opera, folk and contemporary. We sing our pieces in concert from memory. Haraya also strives to promote Filipino music in their concerts and performances. In terms of discipline and sound, the choir follows the Filipino choral tradition which utilises a homogeneous rich warm tone in vocal production. 

Haraya Choir is a beneficiary of the International Culture & Arts Exchange London (ICAEL). 

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HARAYA OFFICERS

CHOIR MANAGER

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MANAGER

VENUE MANAGER

GRAPHICS/VIDEO

SOCIAL MEDIA

LIBRARIAN/ARCHIVE MANAGER

PR

SECTION LEADERS

Iana Baleros

Kristheo Guerrero

Iana Baleros/Berwyn Go

Hood Jo

Karlene Moreno-Hayworth

Mae Janoras

Dexter Oliquiano

Mae Janoras

JayR Plogio

Iana Baleros

Maria Molina

JayR Plogio

Kristheo Guerrero

Iana Baleros

Missy Geron

Jesnel Suarez

Rhenz Arabia

HARAYA MEMBERS

Batch 2021

SOPRANOS

Iana Baleros

Nikka Mangubat

Clarissa Malic (trainee)

ALTOS

 

Missy Geron

Veronica Sonza (trainee)

Steph Dylan (trainee)

TENORS

Brad Simon

Jesnel Suarez

Jarom Pinlac

Jhonell Labadia (trainee)

Jeffrey Tanglao (trainee)

BASSES

Rene Arabia

Joseph Pelagio

Leonardo Enoy

JayR Plogio

Berwyn Go