Happiest amongst all the music campers, Marla Planas, Jephone Petil and Slash and Burn Band emerged victorious in Muzikademy held last November 26-27 at Fontana Hot Spring and Leisure Parks in Freeport Zone, Pampanga.
Marla Planas, got the 3rd spot after singing her original composition entitled "What Can I Do" and singing a cover song "I Still believe In Loving You by Sarah Geronimo". She was born in Isabela and currently a 4th year student in New Era University taking up Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Banking and Finance. According to her, she started composing song during her sophomore year. She already had 18 original compositions. Marla's main subject for her composition is about friendship, love, and inspirational. Her winning piece "What Can I Do" is the most requested song by her friends and cousins, that's the reason why she chose it as her entry in the Muzikademy. She is a big fan of Sarah Geronimo.
The Second Placer is Jephone Petil., a 26-year old call center agent in Makati made the audience sing along with him during the performance night with the very catching lyrics of his composition "Bahala Na Si Batman". He took up Networking In AMA-Las Piñas. According to Jephone, he composed his winning piece last March of this year. He loves to listen to the radio.
Slash and Burn Band was hailed the as the very first Grand Winner after their electrifying rock and roll performance of their original "Itaas Mo!" and their cover song "Long Rock and Roll by Matley Crue". "Last but not the least",that's how I will describe this group. Being the last performers in the competition, they made the audience shout and wake up as they were the last to perform at around 2AM in the morning. The band started in 2003. Band members are Gerald "Agie "Martinez (vocals), Martin Jose and Jan Clyde Polintan (guitar), Aaron Kevin Alocillo (bass), Gilbert "Burn" Martinez (drums). Agie and Burn are the remaining original member of the band while the others are new members.