Loi Mistica

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Loi Mistica
PUC BCM PLM
Mistica in Philam Life Theater.
Mistica in Philam Life Theater.
Background information
Born (1997-09-09) September 9, 1997 (age )
Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres Christian Music, Jazz, Classical, Adult Contemporary, Electronic Music
Occupations Pianist, Arranger, Songwriter, Saxophonist, Soldier (Reservist), Auditor of The Piano Teachers' Guild of the Philippines
Instruments Piano, Organ, Soprano Saxophone, Violin
Years active 2010-present
Labels Image-Line Records, Warner Music Philippines
Associated acts Cecile Licad, David Osborne, Jim Brickman, Ross Salvosa, Rodolfo Cayabyab, Ryan Cayabyab, Stephen Beus
Website Official Website

Gen. Loi Dominic A. Mistica, M.Mus. PUC BCM PLM (Spanish: Loi Dominic Misticá ý Abálos) (born September 9, 1997) is a Filipino-Spanish concert pianist, songwriter, arranger, amateur saxophonist and also a military reservist. He is known for his performances and recitals in Olongapo. Also known to be an event pianist, especially during weddings. He is current member of The Piano Teachers' Guild of the Philippines, Inc., the largest pianists' organization in the Philippines.[1]

History

Personal life

File:Hillary Villamor PTGP.jpg
Photo of Mistica's girlfriend Hillary Jane Villamor.

Mistica was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is a Spanish descent ,not an American descent, comes from his grandmother from his mother's side who is full-blooded Spanish. He studied in the Philippines. He attended Olongapo City National High School. He began playing piano at the age of 4. He has also potentials in playing Saxophone and Violin. Later, he developed his skills in playing piano until he became a young concert and event pianist and accompanist. Aside from playing piano, he is also doing compositions and arrangements. As of March 21, 2013, he is candidate for Steinway Artist.[2][3] He is currently studying Radiologic Technology at Emilio Aguinaldo College - Manila. He is in a relationship with Hillary Jane Villamor from December 2012 - July 2013. The cause of breakup is still disputed. Allegedly, the cause of their breakup is the conflict between the 2 families, Mistica and Villamor. As of July 29, 2013, the case was settled and Mistica Family did not continue the case against Villamor. Loi Mistica said that he still loves Hillary Villamor and he wants their relationship back. As of August 2, 2013, Mistica is in a relationship with Villamor again for the second time.[4]

Military Career

Loi Mistica
Allegiance Republic of the Philippines
Service/branch Philippine Army
EAC Special Operations Command
Years of service 2010-present
Rank 24px General
Commands held NCR Community Defense Group
Emilio Aguinaldo College ROTC
EAC Special Warfare Group
Battles/wars Communist Insurgencies
EAC BS Rad Tech 1Y-S1 Crisis
Global War on Terrorism
Islamic Insurgencies
Operation Enduring Freedom
Awards Combat Action Badge
Presidential Unit Citation
Bronze Cross Medal
Meritorious Award (2)
Service Medal (2)
Commendation Medal
National Defense Medal (4)
Gawad ng Manlilikha ng Bayan

Mistica has served in military since 2010 as a Commissioned Officer and later he promoted into General. He is the Commandant of Emilio Aguinaldo College Special Warfare Group (EAC-SWAG) in Manila. He engaged in different insurgencies and counter-terrorism operations, especially on EAC BS Rad Tech 1Y-S1 Crisis where he engage EAC Special Forces against Alfeche.

Wealth

Based on his 2012-2013 Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) released on April 30, 2013, his net worth increases rapidly from US$ 317,000 (₱ 12,965,300) up to US$ 562,350 (₱ 23,100,000) that's because of his latest album Hillary Jane & his single Beautiful In My Eyes.[5] His properties also increased because of his newly-bought Jeep Wrangler 4WD and house & lot in Manila and Silver Spring, Maryland in United States.[6]

Discography

Albums

Year Album Chart Positions PARI RIAA
Philippines Top 100 US Billboard 200
2012 Loi Mistica... Piano Hits
2013 How Great Thou Art 92[7] 107
Right Here Waiting 100 85 Silver
Hillary Jane* 79 81 Silver[8] Silver[9]
"—" denotes releases that failed to chart, not released, or not certified.

"*" denotes album that it is now out of production.

Awards in Music

As of April 2013.[10]

  • Recognized by The Piano Teachers' Guild of the Philippines, Inc.
  • Recognized by Klaver International Pianists' Association in Moscow, Russia
  • Steinway & Sons candidate for Steinway Artist
  • Warner Music Group Artist
  • American Pianists Association Awardee
  • Winner of 2013 Lyric Piano Competition (Junior Level)
  • Gawad ng Manlilikha ng Bayan (Decoration)

Military Awards & Decorations

Mistica received 12 Decorations and 1 Merit Badge. These decorations are granted by the Philippine Government, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine Army Reserve Command (ARESCOM) and Emilio Aguinaldo College ROTC (EAC-ROTC).

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1st row Combat Action Badge
2nd row Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Bronze Cross Medal (1 Gold Award Star) Combat Action Ribbon (3 Bronze Service Stars) Philippine Legion of Merit (1 Bronze Service Star)
3rd row Armed Forces of the Philippines Service Ribbon (1 Gold Award Star) Meritorious Service Ribbon Silver Wing Medal Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Ribbon (1 Bronze Service Star)
4th row Global War on Terrorism Service Ribbon Military Commendation Medal National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Service Star) Gawad ng Manlilikha ng Bayan (2 Bronze Service Stars)

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