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Dec
17

New Show and Slyde App

Happy Holidays to you and your family! If you’re in LA please join Amanda Abizaid and Lindsay Gillis aka Someday Girl for our last LIVE performance of the year at the Songsalive Showcase in Los Angeles. SONGSALIVE! * SONGNET * LAWIM *JOINT GIANT HOLIDAY PARTY and celebration of songs Sunday, December 21 at 6:30pm The Cork Lounge in Sherman Oaks, California FREE SLYDE APP Download my...
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Nov
20

Amanda Abizaid featured on Slyde.FM

Hi everyone, I’m so excited to tell you that I’m being featured on an artist website called slyde.FM . You can download this link Slyde.FM/amandaabizaid on your iPhone or android, as of right now it’s only accessible through your mobile phone. Download the app straight from your phone and add my Slyde. You can check out my 2014 world music Single called Release Me currently a FREE download at...
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Nov
13

Day 10_Last day of Philippines tour

Today was my last day teaching the children of Northville 16 in Mabalacat and Haduan. Everyday has been such a different experience and such fun! At Northville 16 we talked about what our dream life would be and then jumped right into writing our first song together. A student by the name of Rea Mae Raga came up with a verse and chorus for her song called “True Friend”. We came up with the...
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Nov
12

Day 8_Philippines Music Tour

So today was a great day! It was the 2nd day with the high school children of Northville 16 and the village of Haduan. It seems the high school kids were really early to school today because they were so excited about learning music. I’m so happy that we are learning and growing during this short time together. Today we got to hear some stories from the children and we also played more songs together....
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Nov
11

Day 7_Haduan, Mabalacat North District Philippines

Today was a very different day for teaching music. We went to 2 schools where the housing is as you see in the pictures below, very poor. These kids are so sweet and have incredibly natural voices. It’s just a gift they have. This is really helpful to me of course coming in and teaching music and vocals to them. As usual I’m going with the flow and we’re stopping at certain points to learn where I...
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Nov
10

DAY 6_SUBIC BAY FREEPORT PHILIPPINES

Today my friend Robert Wagner from the www.helpphilippineschools.org took me outside of Clark to see more of the Country. We had a nice time driving around and experiencing the different countryside that was so green with banana trees, sugarcane and farmland. We drove by Mount Pinatubo and went through this town that sadly is very poor. It’s hard to see that people actually live this way today but...
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Nov
9

Day 5_Philippines Music Tour

The last two nights I played gigs at D’Tapas Restaurant on Clark http://spanishrestoclark.com/ They were amazing shows. Both nights I had guest artists come up and play a short acoustic set. I love to meet other musicians and collaborate like that. The first night there was a musician and singer by the name of Brian who got up and played a couple of songs. I sang harmonies with him and we sounded...
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Nov
8

Day 4_Philippines Music Tour

Yesterday was my last day with the Air Force City Elementary and High School. I wanted to be able to say goodbye together singing songs and personally connecting with each child. With the little ones we sang songs together and talked about why they love music. As for the ones who were a little older, we were able to read some of their lyrics and work on a vocal melody together with the 2 students that were...
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Nov
6

Day 3_Philippines Music Tour

This morning I had a TV and radio interview here in Clark with Robert Wagner. This was set up by our fabulous video reporter Astrud Aguinaldo for 105.5FM and PEP TV with Sonny Lopez. I played two songs and we talked about the amazing work Robert is doing with his foundation www.robertwagnerfoundation.org and how I’m here to inspire these children. Sonny also brought on Riza Lim from Orissa, Garden...
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