|Occupation||Composer, Musicologist, Teacher|
|Categories||Contemporary, Other, Experimental Music|
JONAS BAES: composer, ethnomusicologist, cultural activist studied at the University of the Philippines [under Jose Maceda] and at the Musikhochschule Freiburg in Germany [under Mathias Spahlinger]. Writings about marginality and the sociology of music among indigenous peoples like the Iraya-Mangyan are published in international academic and refereed journals. Music compositions for traditional Asian instruments and vocal techniques, and exploring the aesthetization of philosophies and social theories from among those like Heidegger, Sartre, Baudrillard, Bourdieu and Giddens have been performed in various international festivals in Asia, the United States, Australia, and Europe. Baes has been invited as guest professor in Malaysia, Japan and in Germany. He is professor at the University of the Philippines.