NAME Paul Fontelo ’13
HOMETOWN Potomac, Md.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES Music and history double major
WHAT HE’S STUDYING Under a Fulbright grant, Fontelo is studying classical music composition from leading Filipino composers and musicians at the University of the Philippines College of Music during the 2013-14 academic year. A Filipino-American, Fontelo is also interested in forming youth orchestras in the Philippines modeled after the famous Venezuelan El Sistema youth orchestra system.
WHAT HE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “I’m excited to be going back to the Philippines having worked in the U.S. Embassy last year. Although, I am in the Philippines in a different capacity, I intend to make good use of the many skills I learned during my internship.”
CAREER GOAL Fontelo is considering graduate school for music or a career in the foreign service, and hopes his Fulbright experience helps him discern his vocation.
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