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Alumnus Marcel Talangbayan's Memorial Service Announced for March 18

March 5, 2018

It's with great sadness that we share the news that alumnus Marcel Talangbayan (DMA, 2006, piano, student of Paul Shaw) passed away on January 7, 2018. We offer our sincerest condolences to Marcel's family and friends. A celebration of his life will take place on Sunday, March 18 at 3 pm at Vail Chapel on the Northwestern University Campus (1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL). An on-site reception will immediately follow the event. More information

After graduating from Ogden Elementary and the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, Talangbayan studied piano performance, earning his Bachelor of Music from Northwestern and his Master of Music from Mannes School of Music (now part of The New School) in New York City and his Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Minnesota. He taught at Harold Washington College in the Humanities and Music Department and was working as a classical pianist.