Alde Calongcagong obtained his Bachelors of Music in piano performance from the University of Windsor and his Masters of Music at Western University. His principal teachers include Dr. E. Gregory Butler and Ronald Turini.

Alde maintains a successful music studio in the Windsor area and is a member of the Royal College of Canadian Organists, Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association where he serves as the Western Zone Representative and a member of the Canadian Music Festivals Adjudicators’ Association.

Many of his students have entered university music programs and have won top prizes and scholarships at local, provincial and national music competitions. Alde has been active as an adjudicator, music instructor at the Walkerville Centre for the Creative Arts, sessional instructor at the University of Windsor, choral accompanist for both choirs at the university and an examiner for the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Highlights include piano soloist with the Windsor Symphony performing Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and performances at the Glenn Gould Studio and Koerner Hall in Toronto.