MAIYA SYKES

Maiya Sykes Maiya Sykes is a classically trained vocalist, producer, vocal arranger and entrepreneur. She studied independently with Nina Simone and Betty Carter. After graduating from Yale University, she went on to further her musical education at The Musicians’...

MAURICE VERLOOP

MAURICE VERLOOP Program Chair: Bass BACKGROUND & EDUCATION A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Maurice has been a proud resident of Hollywood since 1998. He is an Honors graduate of MI, having earned a Development Award in his rst year as well as the...

BOBBY BORG

BOBBY BORG Bobby Borg is a former international major label, independent, and DIY recording/touring artist with over 25 years experience working alongside the most respected musicians, songwriters, managers, producers, A&R executives, equipment manufacturers, tour...

DAN KIMPEL

DAN KIMPEL Author, educator and music journalist Dan Kimpel, Song Biz editor of Music Connection magazine, contributes feature stories and interviews to a variety of media including magazines, websites, television shows and documentary films. Airline passengers might...

PENNY FRAMSTAD

PENNY FRAMSTAD Penny Framstad is a singer/songwriter who has had successes as a recording artist and live performer. Her songs have been featured in over 50 major network TV shows and films. Her co-write, “Even Angels Fall,” recorded by Jessica Riddle on Hollywood...