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 “ 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.