Rosalina Abejo was a fine composer of orchestral works, operettas, masses, and hymns. She was also a conductor. She finished her associate in music at St. Scholastica’s College major in piano and attended her Masters in Music Composition at Philippine Women’s University in 1957. She studied music abroad earning degrees from Labunski School of Composition in Ohio, the Eastern School of Music in Rochester, and Catholic University of America in Washington DC. Some of her greatest works were "Aeolian Piano Concerto" in 1949, the cantata "The Conversion of King Humabon" in 1967,the oratorio "Pagtubos" (Redemption) in 1969 and many others including chamber music pieces.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
· Republic Cultural Heritage Award, 1967
· Mother Battig Centennial Recognition, 1970
· Tandang Sora Award, 1975