At the Elements Singing/Songwriting Camp held in Dumaguete recently, mentor Annabelle Regalado Borja elaborated on music publishing and musicians’ rights and what managers look for in an artist.
Christina Luna emphasized the importance of social media.
And Noel Cabangon talked about FILSCAP. Cabangon was also a part of the lyric writing panel with Contreras, Gloc-9, and Quest.
Audie Gemora gave performance tips and also managerial concerns, warning everybody to be wary of anybody who has a “casting couch.”
The amazing maze
The Racing Maze was probably the most involved module: 10 stations spread out over the resort, each with a physical, mental, and musical challenge.
The goal was to earn a card with a written musical note per station, and at the end, the 10 notes together would reveal a song. Each group would need to name the song and composer (it was “Rainbow” by Jay Durias).
The activity had most of the campers and some mentors in fits of panic.Read More »from 2013 Elements Songwriting Camp: The business of music making