The Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (FILSCAP) is a non-stock, non-profit association of composers, lyric-writers and music publishers established in 1965 to administer the public performance and reproduction rights of creators and owners of original musical works.
The Society represents the rights of both local and foreign composers, lyric-writers and music publishers. This means FILSCAP owns or controls in the Philippines an extensive worldwide repertoire of copyrighted local and foreign musical works.
FILSCAP’s role is to grant permission or license to music users and provide compensation through fees collected to composers, authors and publishers for usage of their works.
Currently, FILSCAP has over 1000 members, from pioneers to veterans to young professionals from the songwriting industry. Renowned artists include Constancio C. de Guzman, Simplicio Suarez, George Canseco, Josefino Cenizal, Ryan Cayabyab, Jose Mari Chan, Jim Paredes, Joey Ayala, Rico Blanco, Kean Cipriano, Chito Miranda, Kat Agarrado and Kitchie Nadal.
FILSCAP is a member of the Paris-based International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), and is recognized worldwide as the sole and official music copyright society in the Philippines.
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What is public performance license?
Any person or corporation causing or authorizing a public performance in the Philippines of any copyrighted music belonging to FILSCAP’s
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