ADONIS VILLANUEVA TABANDA
Birthday: January 28, 1983
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Occupation(s): Musical Director, Songwriter, Arranger, Producer, Film Scorer
Instruments: Bass / Guitar
Years active: 2004-present
3rd Avenue / Sb19 / Morissette / Jake Zyrus / 4th Impact / Jessica Sanchez / Alden Richards / Jennylyn Mercado / Dennis Trillo / Vina Morales / Jona / Jamie Rivera / Wency Cornejo / Introvoys / Marlo Mortel / Christian Bautista / Julie Anne San Jose / Rey Valera / Rico J Puno / Nonoy Zuniga / Marco Sison / Dulce / Shiela Valderrama-Martinez / TImmy Pavino / Ronnie Liang / Lance Busa / Lucas Garcia
Started playing guitar at age 13 and bass at age 15
Played guitar and bass at a small church.
No formal background in Music but was mentored and trained by some of the Philippines top caliber Musical Director and Producers
Musical director and Managing Partner of Philippines’
Premier wedding band, 3rd Avenue.
Musical director of Morissette
Phoenix - 10th year Anniversary Concert
Morissette Is Made (Smart Araneta, Cebu, Davao, Dubai)
Morissette Live Mother’s day concert (Laguna)
Morissette Up Close and Phoenix Rising (Winnipeg, Toronto and Vancouver Canada)
Morissette On The Go - Live In Pampanga
In The Key Of Love - Morissette and Jej Vinson
Musical director - SB19 / 4th Impact - Forte, A Pop Orchestra Concert - October 17 2021
Musical director - Colove Live - Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo - New Frontier Theater - February 15, 2020
Musical director - Love and Light - Jamie Rivera and Basil Valdez - Dusit Thani Hotel - February 13, 2020
Musical director of 90s live show / Wency Cornejo
– (Theatre at Solaire, Cebu Waterfront Hotel, Dubai tour)
Musical director of WIsh Music Awards 2020
Musical director of Jessica Sanchez, American Idol Season 7 finalist
Musical director of Jake Zyrus formerly Charice
Musical director of Julie Anne San Jose (GMA-7)
Musical director of Jonalyn Viray under Star Music ABSCBN
Musical director of Marlo Mortel under Star Music ABSCBN
Musical director of Timmy Pavino under Star Music ABSCBN
Musical director of Vina Morales under Star Music ABSCBN
Musical director of Gimme 5 under Star Music ABSCBN
Musical director of Shiela Valderrama-Martinez
under Stages Productions / Rank One Productions.
Musical director of Mr. Rico J. Puno and Ms. Tosca Puno
Musical director of 22nd Awit awards last 2009
Musical director of Ronnie Liang last 2008
Musical director of Entertainment Editors’ Choice
(EDDYS Awards) 2018
Musical director of Aliw@40 concert last 2018 featuring
Pilita Corrales, Jun Polistico, Hajji Alejandro, Mitoy Yonting, Rico J. Puno, Imelda Papin.
Music producer and Songwriter of songs for KDR Music House, a label and siste company of Wish 107.5 and BMPI Entertainment
Wrote theme songs for GMA Teleserye, “Jewel In The Palace”, “Hiram na Alaala”, “Sinungaling Mong Puso”, “More than Words”, “Alyas Robinhood”, “Once Again” “Sa Piling ni Nanay” etc.
Wrote and arranged the theme song for the Indie Movie
Wrote the theme song for Misters Of Filipinas and Man Of The World International Competition 2017
Arranged album songs for Morissette, Xian Lim, Marlo Mortel, Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano, JM De Guzman, JC Santos, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Ronnie Liang, Shiela Valderrama-Martinez, Lei Bautista etc.
Arranged songs for Musical “50 Shades, Manila” and
“The Glitter Trap” under Repertory Philippines
MALAYA Indie Film by Lovi Poe and Zanjoe Marudo
PIZZA HUT, KFC, GERRY’S GRILL, MAX’S RESTAURANT, DULCOLAX, CALAYAN and other commercials.
Done in-game music and soundtrack for the smartphone app-game UPDOG.
Done music theme for Massage mobile app, ACUHOME.
Done in-game music and soundtrack for the smartphone app-game
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
3RD AVENUE - awarded as People's Choice
- Favorite New Group 21st (2008) Awit Awards.
Best Musical Director – Asia Leaders Awards 2018
Best Musical Director - Asia Leaders Awards 2019.
Outstanding Achiever In Musical Direction - NVP World Entertainment Awards 2019
Outstanding Musical Director Of The Year - Laguna Excellence Awards 2020