Nonoy Tan


Nonoy Tan
Chairman

 

The Chairman has been in the FILSCAP board for 12 years; as Vice President in 1994, then as President from 1998. He also served on the board of KATHA. Songwriter, Jingle Composer, Record Producer, Publisher and Musical Director, he has received several awards here and abroad for his songs such as "Kahit La La La, Pwede Na" (5th Metro Pop Grand Prize Winner), "Can You Stop The Rain From Fallin" (1986 Grand Prix Dresden East Germany Music Festival), and "Langit" (1st Runner-up 3rd A.B.U. Songwriting Contest, Malaysia). But Nonoy Tan's most popular compositions still are "My Love Will See You Through" and "You Made Me Live Again", both of which may be credited for the popularity of Marco Sison and Lourna Pal. Nonoy Tan hails from Davao. He regularly gigs around the metro with the ‘70s Superband.

 

 

Noel Cabangon


Noel Cabangon
President


Noel Cabangon began his musical career at the age of 10, learning how to play the guitar borrowed from a neighbor. Forming the group Buklod in 1987 with Rene Boncocan and Rom Dongeto, their albums, including “Tatsulok,” reflected social, political and cultural issues. Noel would eventually set out on his own, creating a loyal following and releasing 6 solo albums to date. His songs have also found their way into movies, the most recent of which were for “Ang Buhay Nga Naman” and “Ded Na Si Lolo” both by Soxie Topacio. The latter served as the Philippine entry to the 2010 Oscar awards.

Noel has also dabbled into theater as musical director, composer, actor and teacher at the PETA (Philippine Educational Theater Association).

He has performed around and out of the country, doing concerts and performances in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, while his many advocacies have brought him to Brazil, India, Kenya, Thailand, and Hong Kong, among others.

Alvin De Vera


Alvin De Vera
Vice President

Alvin De Vera is the Executive Vice President of Alpha Music Corporation, a company known for producing and publishing original Filipino Music. A graduate of Business Management from the Ateneo de Manila University, he was recently elected as Vice President of the Board of Trustees of FILSCAP.  Mr. De Vera is also the current President of PARI (Philippine Association of the Recording Industry) and the Chairman of MCAP (Music Copyright Administrators of the Philippines).

Kedy Sanchez


Kedy Sanchez
Corporate Secretary


A long time songwriter member of the Society, Kedy is a veteran songwriter, jingle maker, producer and record executive. His knack for molding artists of diverse genres such as the Side A Band, Wolfgang, Roselle Nava, the late Robert Em, Ang TV Kids, Siakol, April Boy Regino, Arnel Pineda, Rico J. Puno, John Lesaca, Tatlong Pinoy, Tateng Katindig, Janno Gibbs, Jolina Magdangal and many more has earned him numerous gold and platinum albums and several Awit Awards.

He has also written several hit songs like "Parang Baliw" by Sharon Cuneta, "Halika Nang Muli" by Joey Albert, "Tingin" by Timmy Cruz, "Umaambisyon" by Yasmien Kurdi and has written lyrics for the foreign group, Menudo. For 6 years he managed Asiatec Pink Noise, the country's first world class audio recording facility. He was also a faculty member of the Ateneo University Loyola Schools for 20 years and is a favorite resource person for areas concerning copyright and the local music industry.

Also a professional musician, Kedy is active in the live circuit, performing with different bands like Working Stiff, the Blue Rats and Overdrive. Currently, he heads the A&R Department of GMA Records, overseeing its audio and home video production, and is the administrator of GMA Music Publishing.

Doris Saturno


Doris Saturno
Treasurer

Doris A. Saturno, the current FILSCAP Treasurer, works as the publishing manager of Saturno Music, the copyright administrator of Vehnee Saturno songs. She herself has a few hit collaborations (as lyricist) with her brother Vehnee, the most popular of which are “Forever’s Not Enough” and “How Could You Say You Love Me,“ both made popular by Sarah Geronimo.

Doris also presently serves as the Treasurer of MCAP (Music Copyright Administrators of the Phils.), an organization of the music publishers in the Philippine music industry. She graduated from the University of the Philippines at Los Baños (UPLB) in Laguna, with a bachelor’s degree in communication arts (ABCA).

Baby Gil


Baby Gil
Trustee

Baby Gil has been a member of FILSCAP for over 30 years, and has collaborated with its prominent members like Willy Cruz, Ryan Cayabyab and Louie Ocampo. Her most well known works are "Sana'y Maghintay ang Walang Hanggan", "Kamusta Ka", "Init sa Magdamag", "Damdamin", and "Minamahal Kita Minamahal Mo Siya." She started in the industry as a publicist and AProm Manager with Vicor Music Corp., then as Publicist and International Labels Manager for OctoArts International. She is now Vice President for Corporate Media of VIVA Entertainment Inc., and a Director for Verje Music. As Record Producer she has done albums with Sharon Cuneta, Pilita Corrales, Sarah Geronimo, Rachelle Ann Go, and many others. Baby Gil is also a journalist who covers the local music scene and writes movie reviews through her column Sounds Familiar in the Philippine Star.

Raquel Dacillo


Raquel Dacillo

Trustee


Rachel has been in the music industry since 1998. After teaching Accountancy for a few years she joined Universal Music Publishing as Publishing Manager where she stayed for 5 years. She then moved up to Director for Publishing at MCA Music Inc. Since 2004 she has been with EMI Music Publishing under EMI Philippines Inc. as Publishing Director.

Gary Granada


Gary Granada

Trustee


Gary Granada's music awards are numerous. The most recent major award was for the song “Mabuti Pa Sila”, grand prize awardee in the 1998 Metropop Song Festival. During the same year he was awarded for Best Country Ballad for "Asin" at the KATHA Awards. Gary also won the 1988 KBP Musicfest with “Bahay,” and again the 1984 Metropop for the song “Salamat, Salamat Musika.” In 1989, the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) Songwriting Contest awarded the top prize to Gary's “Earthkeeper” (www.pworld.net.ph/~granada). Probably one of his most important works is "Lean, A Filipino Musical", an award winning musical about the life of Lean Alejandro which he spent several months creating. Gary has a growing list of over 300 works, and still performs and produces records through Backdoor Records, which is being managed by his own outfit Informatrix Media Planners.

Ramon Chuaying


Ramon Chuaying

Trustee


A true veteran of the entertainment industry. He heads Magnavision Inc., a video distribution company and is president of Galaxy Records and executive vice president of Universal Records Inc. whose stellar roster includes commercial phenomenon Parokya ni Edgar and Orange N' Lemons, attesting to his impeccable gut-feel for the next best thing. Prior to that, he was president of EMI-Polyeast Philippines and was Board Member of the Video Regulatory Board by special appointment of the Office of the President. His international affiliations include the International Federations of Phonograph Industry and Motion Picture America. He is a member of the Philippine Association of the Recording Industry, Association of Video Distributors of the Philippines and FILSCAP. Born on October 26, 1943, Ramon Chuaying is married and has three daughters.

Snaffu Rigor


Snaffu Rigor

Trustee


The musical career of Snaffu Rigor goes back a long way since his 70's hit songs "T.L. Ako Sayo", "Bato Sa Buhangin", "Macho Gwapito" and "Bulag, Pipi, at Bingi". As a producer he has helped the careers of Cinderella Band, Juan dela Cruz Band, Donna Cruz, Andrew E., and April Boy Regino. Songwriter, Vocal Arranger, Percussionist and Singer, Snaffu Rigor continues to be a Record Producer and works with Ivory Records as Production Manager. He continues to perform with the ‘70s Superband.

Tito Cayamanda


Tito Cayamanda

Trustee

Rodolfo Cajucom Cayamanda, Jr. (a.k.a. Tito Cayamanda) was born on April 1, 1960 in Cabuyao, Laguna. His parents are Rodolfo B. Cayamanda (d) & Eriberta Cajucom.  Married to Elenita B. Farcon. He  graduated elementary from Cabuyao Elementary School and finished high school at Mapua Institute of Technology, Studied Mechanical Engineering in Mapua and Perpetual Help in Laguna.

A FILSCAP Member since August, 1996. He is the composer of the following popular songs: “ 'Till My Heartaches End,” “ Someone's Always Saying Goodbye,” “Bakit 'Di Totohanin,” “Kailan Pa Ma'y Ikaw and,” “More Than You'd Believe.”

He continues to arrange musical works for artists such as Carol Banawa, Roselle Nava, Jude Michael and Jessa Zaragosa. Tito plays the piano, drums and guitar.

Marivic Benedicto

Atty. Marivic Benedicto
Trustee

Atty. Marivic Benedicto is currently President of MCAP (Music Copyright Administrators of the Philippines). She has been the President of PARI (Philippine Association of the Recording Industry) and Chairman of PMPPSI (Philippine Music Public Performance Society, Inc).

She took the position of Assistant General Manager for Legal and Business Affairs of Viva records Corporation, until 2010. In January 2011, Atty. Marivic joined the ABS-CBN Group of Companies when she became Head of Star Songs, Inc. and Head of New Media of Star Records, Inc.

As an intellectual property lawyer and a staunch advocate of promoting and protecting Filipino Music, Atty. Marivic has gone on many raids, factory inspections and search warrant operations as Executive Director of the Optical Media Board.

A cum laude graduate of the UP College of Music and eventually of UP Law, Atty. Marivic started her career in music as a teenager singing classical music.

Johnny Sy


Johnny Sy
Trustee


Johnny Sy is Vice President and General Manager of Praise Incorporated, a distributing and publishing company of various resources for churches and families, with particular focus on music.

He serves as Director of SYSU Group of Companies; 2011 Treasurer of PARI (Philippine Association of the Recording Industry); 2011 Treasurer of PMPPSI (Philippine Music Public Performance Society, Inc; and MCAP (Music Copyright Administrators of the Philippines) member.

Trina Belamide


Trina Belamide

Trustee


Trina broke into the music scene in 1992 with The Company's hit single "Now That I Have You", which was later made into a feature-length film by Star Cinema. Since then she has written one hit after another, garnering her local and international recognition. Most notable were the 1995 Theme Song of World Youth Day "Tell The World of His Love", "Shine" (2nd Prize, 1996 Metro Pop Song Festival), "No Less" (2nd Prize, 1999 Asia Song Festival, Kuala Lumpur), "Life Power" (Grand Prize, 1999 Red Cross Songwriting Contest), and "Happy Valentines Day" (Overall 2nd Prize, 1999 USA Songwriting Competition & Song of the Year Nominee, 8th KATHA Awards). Trina also produced and released her album "Happy Valentine's Day" in 2001, and she continues to be a record producer, vocal arranger and vocal talent. She launched her own business called the "Trina Belamide Song Shop" in 2004 (www.trinabelamide.com). Trina began her musical career by taking piano lessons at age 8 and learning how to play pop songs by ouido method.

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