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3rd Avenue is a breed of seasoned performers with a common passion for music, friendship and other worthwhile endeavors. Versatile as they are, they embrace a wide range of music genre, from ballad, pop, top 40’s, to OPM, and many more. Their music has never failed to enchant music lovers who come to see and hear them perform.


Composed of Muriel dela Paz, Alchris Ramirez, Joy Reyes, Paolo Ledesma on vocals; the rhythm section, headed by the group’s resident arranger and musical director, Migs Nuñez on keys, co-musical director, Gino Madrid on guitar, Lester Cerda on saxophone, and Beng Gatmaitan on drums. The group started their roots at the De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde as members of the Campus Ministry Office and Coro San Benildo. 


Known for their impressive vocal harmony and diverse musical influences, within the group are songwriters, a former HR practitioner, former athlete, former child actor, entrepreneurs, music producers, music arrangers, and session artists. Although each one of them had different career backgrounds, they were bound by their passion for music. They released their first album, 3rd Avenue – In Time, which was produced by Barnyard Music and distributed by Universal Records Philippines in 2007. In 2008, they received an AWIT Award for Best Performance by A New Group for their 2nd single, “Why Can’t It Be” and became the most sought after group and a trailblazer in the Philippine wedding Industry. Because of this, they are dubbed as “The Philippines’ Premier Wedding Band”.


In 2019, they performed in front of a sold-out audience for their first-ever major concert entitled 3XV – The Anniversary Concert held at the Music Museum.

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  • Was a commercial model during her childhood days 

  • Original Ang TV cast

  • Recording artist and former vocalist Primadonna and Hotdog

  • Former background vocalist for Morissette, Martin Nievera, Pilita Corales, Rey Valera, Marco Sison, Dulce, Mario Mortel, and Jessica Sanchez

  • Loves to cook for her partner and a mother of 3 gorgeous children

  • Started singing at the age of 3 and won his first singing competition at 6.

  • Former Hotel Lounge Singer

  • (GMA7) Pinoy Pop Superstar Year 3 Contender

  • Rush TV (Studio23) Weekly Finals Winner

  • (ABS-CBN) The VoiceOf The Philippines Season 2 Top 150 Blind Audition Artist

  • (TV5) Kpop Icon Search Pinoy Edition Top 20 Finalist

  • 3rd Avenue Social Media Princess 

  • Saxophonist

  • Concert musician for Morrisette, Vina Morales, Jenilyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo and other Local Artist.

  • Released an album as 3rd Avenue”s Saxophonist in 2007. and 2008.

  • Loves to cook and bake

  • Keyboardist/Music Arranger

  • Former member, Kundirana batch 2008 

  • Session artist for Soul Siren Nina, Rannie Raymundo, Dingdong Avanzado, Cooky Chua, Lolita Carbon, Bayang Barrios and other local artists

  • Released 2 solo singles on spotify

  • Music arranger and producer for other local artists

  • Loves to eat and travel 

  • Studied SHRIM at De La Salle - College of St Benilde

  • Nominated for best new female artist - wave 89.1

  • Was featured at Coke Studio for a collab with Abra 

  • Performed front act for David Pomeranz, Zsa Zsa Padilla, and Martin Nievera

  • Former hotel lounge singer at Makati Shangrila, Edsa Shangrila, Diamond Hotel, New World Makati, City of Dreams, Solaire and Hilton Hotel

  • Former Flipmusic, Viva and Polyeast recording artist

  • Released a solo album entitled, ‘Unang Sikat’ under Polyeast Records 

  • Singer/Songwriter, elements Camper batch 2013

  • released a single with the Philippines’ RnB king JayR entitled, ‘Wag Na Lang Sana’ 

  • Maganda parin pag tulog

  • Drummer/Percussionist/Song writer/Jingle-maker

  • Voice Talent 

  • Lourdes School Choral member: Bass 2

  • Started his band life in high school as a singer

  • Wrote 3rd Avenue’s hit song, “Aking Hiling”, released 2007 by Universal Records

  • Wrote jingles for Niceprint, Getting Married Philippines, Rhed Sarmiento

  • Concert musician for Morissette, SB19, Jennilyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo’s CoLove, Marlo Mortel, Vina Morales, Christian Bautista 

  • Graduated at the De La Salle University-College Of Saint Benilde, AB-Interdisciplinary Studies, major in Spanish

  • Started singing at the age of 6

  • Joined his first competition and won the grand prize at the age of 9 

  • Grand Champion, Children’s Library and Museum Inc (CMLI) National Singing Competition

  • Trained under National Artist for Music, Prof Andrea O. Veneracion in 2000

  • Former Assistant Choirmaster, A Cappella Manila 1999 European and 2020 US Concert Tours

  • Released a couple of Albums as 3rd Avenue’s vocalist in 2007 and 2008

  • Multi-medalist, World Championships of Performing Arts 2008

  • Palaging gutom

  • Studied AB-Interdisciplinary Studies, major in Spanish at the De La Salle University-College Of Saint Benilde, 

  • Started playing guitar at the age of 10

  • Session guitarist for live and recording

  • Recorded numerous songs/albums for Viva records, Star records, and for other Indie and local artists

  • Album/Concert musician for The CompanY, Julie Ann San Jose, Rhian Ramos, Christian Bautista, Marlo Mortel, Noel Cabangon, Rey Valera, Martin Nievera, APO hiking society, Jake Zyrus, Davey Langit, Top Suzara, Jinky Vidal, Jett Pangan, Richard Poon, Basil Valdez, Jamie Rivera, Wency Cornejo, Hajji Alejandro, Morissette, Nyoy Volante, Aia de Leon (Imago), SB19 and many more.

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