chasing goliath group photo

CHASING GOLIATH is a is a variety band that can play a wide range of genres, which encompass music from the different decades. In its full-band setup, we have five (5) instruments included, and these are keyboard, percussions, electric guitar, bass guitar, and saxophone.

The band performs at all kinds of events, such as birthdays, weddings, and corporate affairs.


Cris Anthony Penaranda (Keyboardist)

  • Bachelor of Music, Major in Piano, Minor in Viola (New Era University, 2017)
  • Silver Medalist – INC International Piano Competition
  • INC-NMS Musical Director
  • INCinema MMS Film Scorer
  • Member of INC Symphony Orchestra

Florentino “Bem” Pistan (Percussionist)

  • Drum Teacher at Premier Music Learning School
  • Various performances abroad include:
    • BED Club in Kota Kinabalu, Saba, Malaysia (2007-2008)
    • MCCS US Military Base in Okinawa, Japan (2008-2009)
    • Naga World Hotel and Casino in Phnom Phen, Cambodia (2012-2013)
    • Heros Bar in Clark Quay, Singapore (2015)
    • Paradise Hotel in Busan, South Korea (2016)

Rhea Marize Nave (Saxophonist)

  • Conservatory of Music – Major in Saxophone, Minor in Flute (UP Diliman, 2012-2017)
  • Member of the UP Symphonic Band (2012-2017)
  • Member of the ROTC Symphonic Band (2012-2017)
  • Member of the Philippine Youth Symphonic Band (2012-2017)
  • Woodwind Instructor at Leggatto Music Inc. (2019)
  • 9th Place Award at the World Band Competition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2013)
  • Various performances include:
    • IMPIANA KLCC HOTEL in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2019-2020)
    • The City Club at Alphaland, Makati (2016)
    • Brewery at the Palace (2016)

Charles Jason Bustamante (Bassist)

  • Bass/Guitar Teacher at Budding Flower Inc.
  • Composer and Lyricist at Metro Manila South Talents
  • Semifinalist at Musiko (2019)
  • Best theme song awardee at INCinema (2017)
  • Best theme song nominee at INCinema (2016)
  • Guest Musician at INCTV 2015
  • Performed as bassist at Philippine Arena (2015)

Don Ruther Ramirez (Guitarist)

  • Lead Guitarist at INC Metro Manila South Band
  • Session Guitarist for Mike Hanopol, Eva Vivar at Net 25 TV Show: Young Once Upon a Time (2018)
  • Completed Jazz Guitar Improvisation Seminar at New Era University (2012)
  • Performed at OPM Summer Blast Concert (2015)


I’LL MAKE LOVE TO YOU – Chasing Goliath ft. Eric Verde

LOVE ON THE BRAIN – Chasing Goliath ft. Aizel Ruga


THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT – David ft. Chasing Goliath

FLY ME TO THE MOON – Chasing Goliath

INSEPARABLE – Chasing Goliath

INSTRUMENTAL MOOD MUSIC (For cocktails or Receiving of guests)

YOU ARE THE REASON – David ft. Chasing Goliath

GERONIMO – David ft. Chasing Goliath

BUWAN – David ft. Chasing Goliath