Opalhene Barba

Opalhene Rhose T. Barba is a singer of different genres like pop and rock with a forte in bossa nova, jazz, and Broadway music. She won several competitions around the metro for more than a decade now and continues to spread her love for music through teaching. She teaches voice and piano/keyboard. She was a President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo awardee for Culture and Arts in the year 2010. She took Bachelor of Music in Music Education with major in Voice and minor in Piano at Santa Isabel College – Manila Conservatory of Music. She was classified as a lyric soprano under the tutelage of the late Filipina mezzo soprano Maestra Josephine Bailen and finished Piano under the supervision of Sr. Emelita Pacubas, D.C.. She is also one of the first three Filipinos who passed the University of West London – London College of Music Examinations with a Diploma in Music Theatre Performance.