DEDICATED AND TALENTED ABAKA STUDENTS 

Hannah  is a smart fun loving girl who goes to Arizona School for the Arts as 7th grader. She is taking ballet, modern, flamenco and piano classes, she is also a choir member and currently taking private voice lessons.

Atara 

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Ariel is 6 years old and in the first grade. She loves to sing & dance and wants to become a professional singer. She loves to make people happy and sings at many community events.

Sophia is 7 years old. She loves to dance, sings and act. She has a heart for music and plays piano by ear. She is a member of Gilbert Youth Choir. She plays banduria and learning the octavina as well. She also learn to play violin at Gilbert Christian School where she is a 2nd grader student. Her favorite subjects are Science and Arts.

ABAKA RONDALLA MEMBER

Crescent  is 11 years old. She sings, acts, models, plays guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, and banduria. Member of a SWIM team. Crescent loves to read and her favorite book series are Harry Potter and Percy Jackson. Crescent currently attends Arizona School of the Arts as a 6th grader and she has her sights set on attending A.S.U. for college because one day she aspires to become a lawyer.

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Natalie is 6 years old, she plays piano, she loves singing and starting to learn banduria as she hopes to be part of ABAKA Rondalla.

JB is 9 years old, he likes to act, model and hosting is his strength .The very height of his attainment was reached when he joined Abaka Foundation Linggo ng Wika, he won the title 1st Runner up Munting Prinsipe Philippines 2015 and received the title Abaka Foundation Ambassador of Goodwill.

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Meira  is 8 yrs. old and aspires to be a doctor someday. She is currently a responsible 3rd grader who loves to sing and read books. She also loves to excel in her academics. Meira won the first place award in the Allegro Phoenix Vocal Competition.


Rachel

Frankie McNellis is 12 years and a former of student of Abaka 

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Kaela  very active in her school extra curricular activities.She is a member of Andersen Astronaut,Student Council and Student leadership club.She also loves to sing,act and play instrument.She won 3rd place during the AZ karaoke idol 2016.

ABAKA RONDALLA MEMBER

(past and present)

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Jasmine

Nala  is 11 years old and a 5th grader at St Jerome Catholic School. She loves singing and playing volleyball. Psalty was her first acting gig on stage.

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Ezra 

Ciara is 12 years old. She sings, acts, models, plays guitar. She is highly academic student. Ciara currently attends BASIS as a 7th grader.

​ABAKA RONDALLA MEMBER

Cheyanne  is 10 years old. She sings,  plays drums and banduria. Cheyanne  loves to read. Cheyanne currently attends Basis Phoenix as a 5th. grader and currently on a deans list.

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Sophia  is 12 years old. She dances, plays  piano, and banduria. She is part of a volleyball team and swim team and her team is going to compete this summer. Sophia loves to read and currently collecting Percy Jackson. Sophia attends Rancho Solano and she hopes to become a doctor just like her dad.

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Katara is 7 years old and is currently in 2nd Grade at BASIS Phoenix Central. She enjoys all her subjects in school especially Engineering and Drama. She goes to the school’s drama club called the Drama Llama. She has been playing piano since she was 4 years old.Sophia is 7 years old. She loves to dance, sings and act.

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Carson

Trina is 12 years old she loves to sing,act,model,pageants and play instrument.In 2015 she won as a 1st Abaka Foundation Little Princess, special guest for Aegis band,front act for Jed Madela’s AZ concert.In 2016 she won as the Arizona’s no.1 Model for the Beauty and Arts Expo.A cover girl for Dear Arabella International Magazine.Multi silver medalist for singing at World Championship of Performing Arts 2017.

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Nicole

Jojo

Amaiah

Sophia  is highly academically active in school.She acquired the highest honors of all the 6th graders. Respectful, responsible and very polite.She’s a member of student council and a choir member for Summit Academy as violinist.2nd place for Elegantly Green Pageant Pre-Teen category.Secretary for Phoenix Barangay Cubs club.Loves to volunteer and help kids in need.

ABAKA RONDALLA MEMBER

Shane is 10 yrs. old and dreams to be an educator one day. She is currently a charming 4th grader student who loves to sing, dance, play educational games and excel in school. Shane also won 2nd place in the Allegro Phoenix Vocal Competition.

Nicole

Raiko  is a 9 year old boy who loves school and math and a consistent honor student. He scored a perfect score 1, the statewide math testing. In his spare time he loves to sing, dance and watch YouTube and making friends. His favorite foods are Pizza, Pizza, and Pizza with pepperoni. He likes the Raiders and the Yankees and if you listen to him closely, he uses the word “technically” a lot!

​ABAKA RONDALLA MEMBER

Mandy

Enzio is 5 years old,he studies at home with his dad who is preparing him for Kindergarten next year. He knows now how to read, write, count, and add numbers. He loves to build and create Lego and K’Nex structures. He likes to draw and has an amazing sense of humor. His current favorite is Darth Vader.

Levi  is an energetic and bubbly 6 yr. old kid. Levi loves to explore facts about the Universe and dreams to be a scientist one day. Levi was given the ‘Comedian of the Year’ award in his class because of his cheerful and funny antics.

Raphael

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