Awards & Honors

Received by Dr. Ramon Sison Gelu


  1. FILIPINO AMERICAN ACHIEVERS AWARD FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC., The Musical With A Mission" from the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County on 10-24-09
  2. AWARD OF RECOGNITION FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION as Composer and Librettist of "The Life and Loves of Dr. Jose Rizal" from the Los Angeles County Filipino American Employeess Association and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on 06-11-09
  3. RECOGNITION FOR ART AND CULTURE IN THE PERFORMANCE OF "KARIM AT JASMIN" AT THE DOROTHY CHANDLER PAVILION as Composer and Librettist of " Karim at Jasmin, The Opera for Modern Times" from the International Committee of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra on 06-04-09
  4. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN ENTERTAINMENT AND OPERA as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC." from Loretta Sanchez on 10-24-09
  5. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN ENTERTAINMENT, ARTS, AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC."from Senator Bob Huff on 10-24-09
  6. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC."from Gary G. Miller on 10-24-09
  7. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC."from Senator Lou Correa on 10-24-09
  8. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC."from Jim Silva, 67th District CA State Assembly on 10-24-09
  9. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC."from Van Tran, 68th District CA State Assembly on 10-24-09
  10. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC."from Mimi Walters, 33rdt District CA on 10-24-09
  11. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC." from Jeff Miller, CA State Legislature on 10-24-09
  12. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC." from Chuck Devore, Assemblyman 70th District on 10-24-09
  13. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC." from Jose Solorio, CA State Assembly on 10-24-09
  14. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC." from Michelle Steele, CA State Board of Equalization on 10-24-09
  15. CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ART AND MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "JV INC." from Linda Sanchez, Member of Congress on 10-24-09
  16. RECOGNITION FOR PERFORMANCE AT THE CARSON PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION as Composer and Librettist of "Heart "N Soul" from the Carson City Philippine Independence Day Foundation on 06-06-09
  17. RECOGNITION FOR ARTS AND MUSIC 2008 UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES CENETENNIAL CELEBRATION as Composer and Librettist of "Karim at Jasmin" by the University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Nevada on 06-27-08
  18. CELEBRITY CHRONICLE 2008 MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD as Composer and Librettist of "Karim at Jasmin" on 06-12-08
  19. ROLE MODEL HONOREE JUBILASIAN OF HERITAGE 2008 as Composer and Librettist of "Karim at Jasmin" by the Asian Business Association of Orange County on 5-12-08
  20. RECOGNITION AS 2008 ROLE MODEL MULTI AWARD WINNING FILIPINO OPERA WRITER AND COMPOSER by Janet Nguyen, Orange County Board of Supervisors on 5-17-08
  21. CERTIFICATE OF CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION MULTIAWARD WINNING FILIPINO COMPOSER OPERA WRITER AND COMPOSER as Composer and Librettist of "Karim at Jasmin" by Ed Royce, 40th District on 05-17-08.
  22. CERTIFICATE OF SPECIAL CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION, ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR AND OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION TO HELPING THE COMMUNITY by Loretta Sanchez, Member of Congress
  23. RESOLUTION BY THE CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION IN RECOGNITION AS ROLE MODEL by Michelle Steel on 05-17-08
  24. AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT AND DEDICATION TOWARDS PROMOTING THE FILIPINO CULTURE THROUGH MUSICAL OPERAS by John Chiang, State Controller, May 2008
  25. CERTIFICATE OF SENATE RECOGNITION AS MULTIAWARD WINNING FILIPINO OPERA WRITER AND COMPOSER by Senator Lou Correa, 34th District, May 2008
  26. CERTIFICATE OF CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY RECOGNITION AS MULTIAWARD WINNING FILIPINO OPERA WRITER AND COMPOSER by Assemblyman Van Tran, 68th District, May 2008
  27. CERTIFICATE OF CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY RECOGNITION AS MULTIAWARD WINNING FILIPINO OPERA WRITER AND COMPOSER by Assemblyman Michael Duvall, 72th District, May 2008
  28. CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION 2008 ROLE MODEL by Jim Silva, 67th District, State Assembly California Legislature
  29. CERTIFICATE OF CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY RECOGNITION AS MULTIAWARD WINNING FILIPINO OPERA WRITER AND COMPOSER by Assemblyman Jose Solorio, May 2008
  30. CERTIFICATE OF CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY RECOGNITION AS MULTIAWARD WINNING FILIPINO OPERA WRITER AND COMPOSER by Assemblyman Tony Mendoza, 56th District, May 2008
  31. CERTIFICATE OF CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY RECOGNITION AS MULTIAWARD WINNING FILIPINO OPERA WRITER AND COMPOSER by Assemblyman Bob Huff, 60th District, May 2008
  32. SPECIAL RECOGNITION FOR ARTS AND CULTURE IN" SIMPLY EXQUISITE" by the International Society of Cultural Ambassadors
  33. AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN OPERATIC ARTS REFLECTIONS XIX as Composer and Librettist of "Karim at Jasmin" on 11-11-07
  34. CERTIFICATE OF SPECIAL CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION FOR INITIATIVE AND LEADERSHIP as Composer and Librettist of "Karim at Jasmin" by Linda Sanchez, 06-23-07
  35. CERTIFICATE OF SPECIAL CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION FOR CREATIVITY, GENEROSITY, AND LEAVING A LASTING LEGACY IN MUSIC as Composer and Librettist of "Karim at Jasmin" by Loretta Sanchez, 06-23-07
  36. GREAT ACHIEVERS AWARD U.S. PHILIPPINES EXPO 2007, MUSIC COMPOSER AND LIBRETTIST for "Karim at Jasmin", September, 2007