Composer, Film Score Composer, Writer, Singer, Teacher, Lyricist, Librettist, Music Director, Actor
Vincent Abenojar De Jesus (born June 10, 1968) is a Filipino composer, librettist, musical scorer, and musical director for theater, television, and film. He is also a writer, lyricist, actor, singer, and educator.
He attended the University of the Philippines Diliman College of Music, and majored in piano and voice. He is a member of the Philippine Educational Theater Association since 1985.
He has been awarded three (3) Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino Gawan Urian, two (2) Film Academy of the Philippines Luna Award, three (3) Philippine Movie Press Club Star Awards, two (2) Entertainment Press Golden Screen Awards, and one (1) Gawad Tanglaw for Best Achievement in Film Music.
He is a recipient of the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature for a one-act play.
He won the Philstage Gawad Buhay Awardee for Outstanding Original Libretto (2008 and 2009), Outstanding Musical Direction (2008), Outstanding Original Composition (2009), and Outstanding Musical (2008 and 2009).
He has written and acted as Pipay in Euro-Asia and GMA Network's TV series Camera Café, which won the 2008 Asian TV Award for Best Comedy. He co-hosted GMA Network's Wipeout: Matira Ang Matibay withPaolo Contis.