Congratulations to the new officers of the Samahan ng mga Musikero sa Davao, Inc., the musicians’ association in Davao. I administered their oath of office last night at Kanto Bar at MTS. They are:
Chair – Popong Landero; Vice Chair – Titong Dalumpines; Board Secretary – Lynda Alba
President – Ben Madarang; VP – Percival Tan; Secretary – Sandra Carpio; Treasurer – Manny Pacaldo; Auditor – Marlyn Catindig
Board Members – Noli Bencio; Erning Alba; Randy Avila; Gingging Alonday; Francis Pitao and Jovy d’ Cowboy
There are over 100 active bands in Davao categorized into student bands, amateurs and professionals.