Rex Sampaga is a music industry veteran where he currently owns and runs
RAS Music Group, a music publishing company where it pitches songs to the
entertainment industry for music placement in movies, TV shows, commercials for
independent recording artists and songwriters. Under RAS Music Group, the artist
roster includes; vocalist/recording artist and musical theater actress, Lara Avengoza
where she currently works at Disney California Adventure at “Disney’s Aladdin
– A Musical Spectacular” show as Princess Jasmine, singer/songwriter Youtube
sensation Nessa Rica, and Hawaiian record label, Pacific Blue among others.
When he doesn't have time to sleep, he is a co-partner in the production
company, ‘PAE Live!’ where it produces shows & events around Southern California.
He has produced and directed the popular concert series, “Jazzmopolitan” (2010-13)
co-produced the “AlohaFest” series (2010-13), both at the Ford Amphitheater
in Hollywood. He has also co-produced the critically acclaimed show, “The V
Monologues” with an all-star female Filipina cast, actresses Tia Carrere, Lea
Salonga, Tamlyn Tomita, Giselle Toengi, Lara Avengoza among others and an
associate producer for the “Apl.de.Ap Takes You To The Philippines” show at the
iconic Hollywood Bowl in 2012.
Lastly, he is a professional member of ASCAP (American Society of Composers,
Authors & Publishers); BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.); AIMP (American Independent
Music Publishers); and NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences)
the organization behind the Grammy Awards. He also sits as a Board of Directors for
Fil-Am Creative and the Pilipino Alumni Association of UCLA. When at UCLA, he co-
founded the choral group known as “Tinig”, where it celebrated its 25th
back in ’13.