DEYPALAN, NOVÉ (b. 1966)

Nové Deypalan hails from the small town of Victorias, Negros Occidental in the Philippines born November 8, 1966. His higher education began at the College of Music, University of the Philippines and continued in the United States at Chapman University in Orange, California where he completed his Bachelor of Music degree in conducting. His graduate studies began at the University of Southern California where he obtained a Master of Music in conducting degree magna cum laude. Currently, Mr. Deypalan is concluding the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Orchestral Conducting at the University of South Carolina. Deypalan is a prolific musician. He recently concluded his conducting debut at Carnegie Hall in New York on February 3, 2012. He conducted a world premiere of Mandy Fang's Dream of a Hundred Flowers commissioned and performed by the PRISM saxophone quartet and Music from China. Deypalan's recent performance as conductor of the Brahm's Piano Concerto No. 1, on March 16, 2011, with the USC Symphony Orchestra was hailed by the Columbia FreeTimes, (S.C.), as a fearless performance...first class music-making. As a conductor, Mr. Deypalan relentlessly endeavors to master the art of conducting. He was a recipient of the Bruno Walter Foundation scholarship in the 2010 Cabrillo Conducting Workshop led by the renowned Gustav Meier and Marin Alsop, conductor of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Deypalan's latest quest was to be recognized in the International Conducting Workshop and Competition in Macon, Georgia on January, 2012. He won the top prize.
Deypalan's ebullient and sunny disposition inspires those around him with his pure love of music and the joy he feels in working with people. Before his conducting debut at Carnegie Hall, he led his ensemble twice at Carnegie Hall as chorus master for John Rutter. He led the same ensemble at Vatican City for Pope John Paul II. As a composer, in June 2008 he conducted a world premiere of his original composition, Libera Me for solo baritone, chorus, and orchestra at Pasadena City College. Deypalan's compositions are managed by Alliance Publishing Inc., in Sinsinawa, Wisconsin.
Deypalan is very grateful to his family and friends for their continued support. He is indebted to his music and conducting teachers, Dr. Larry Livingston, Dr. Jane Hardester, Patrick Goeser, Donald Brinegar, John Farrer and Dr. Donald Portnoy who inspired him to bring his insatiable desire and his life long commitment of making music to its finest and highest level of creativity. Nové Deypalan is humbled to be of service in the preservation and advancement of classical music.
In addition to his devotion to music, Nové advocates healthy living. He enjoys California red wine and supports health fitness. He ran the Los Angeles Marathon in 2002