Antonino Buenaventura is a composer, teacher, a conductor. Restored the Philippine Army Band as one of the finest military bands in the world, the only band that can sound like a symphony orchestra. Named national artist in 1988.
"About Culture and Arts." ncca. http://www.ncca.gov.ph/about_cultarts/cultprofile/natarts/music/buenaventura.php/ (accessed on 17 July 2007)