Tribute to Fr. Ezcurra, OSA
The Conservatory of Music of the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City gave a tribute to the late Fr. Santiago Ezcurra Perez de Fontecha, OSA (1933-2017) last July 27, 2017 in a concert held at the USA Auditorium. The Coro Liturgico Agustino, USA Troubadors and the Conservatory’s faculty, students and alumni performed during the said tribute concert.
Fr. Ezcurra laid the foundation of the USA Conservatory of Music which is the only music conservatory in the whole Western Visayas region and served as its Dean for two decades. He set into music the USA Hymn (Alma Mater) and the USA March (Golden Star). He died in his native Spain last May 20, 2017 at the age of 84.