How do we keep our music playing?
Music industry stakeholders will convene to push our local music industry to greater heights at the “Pinoy Music Summit 2014: Basta Pinoy, Push Mo Yan!” on March 19 at the Diosdado Macapagal Hall at the Landbank Plaza Building in Malate, Manila.
The event is a conference, which aims to unite various players in the music industry in making conscious commitments to the development and promotion of original Filipino music.
The convenors of the Pinoy Music summit are led by the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (Filscap), along with the Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit (OPM), Philippine Association of Recording Industry (PARI), Assosasyon ng Musikong Pilipino Foundation Inc. (AMP), Music Copyright Administrators of the Philippines (MCAP) and PhilPop Foundation.
The convenors recognize that original Filipino music faces many challenges, yet thrives nonetheless through various evolving forms. Local music not only stands as an expression of our culture but it can also be pushed to be an important driver for economic progress.
Singer-songwriter and Filscap president Noel Cabangon will be acting as the conference director, fully supported by singer-songwriter and OPM president Ogie Alcasid.
Stalwart composer and PhilPop Foundation’s executive director Ryan Cayabyab will talk about the “State of the Filipino Music Industry.”
The summit will also feature important talks on the effects of technology and legislation on the development of local music, as well as insights from the industry players of successful music models abroad.
Various stakeholders of the music industry—musicians, record labels, the government sector, media and various representatives of the music consumer groups will be invited to the said event.
Through focused group discussions among the speakers and participants, the Pinoy Music Summit 2014 aims to propose recommendations and programs that will propel our local music industry towards new directions.
The one-day summit will be concluded by special performances from the country’s
leading musicians and artists.
The Pinoy Music Summit 2014 is this year’s boldest event in the promotion of local music, uniting music makers and music lovers to keep our local music playing, loud and strong.
For more information, contact Camille Miserale, head of PMS Secretariat at 0942-3776275 or e-mail: email@example.com.