|By PR Newswire||
|November 9, 2012 05:34 PM EST||
MIAMI, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (Midnite Communications) – Inspire and Develop Artists (IDA Program), which offers aspiring artists the opportunity of a lifetime, is hosting their weeklong boot camp in South Beach from November 25 – Dec 1. The seven (7) day boot camp for artists is a chance to work with the best of the best in the music industry. Typically these producers and songwriters only work with artists that have years of experience and are signed to a music label and have a few records under their belt.
The course, led by pop superstar Jon Secada, music production giants Rudy Perez, Mark Hudson and David Frangioni includes classes for vocal coaching, songwriting, recording, mixing, studio technology, rehearsals, live performances, stage presence, music business guest speakers and more. Class sizes are kept intentionally small to provide an intimate learning experience, thus space is limited.
Hopeful participants will work one-on-one with the mentors along with a group of renowned industry experts including modeling guru, Michele Pommier and fashion editor, Jenny Perez amongst other support staff to embrace every aspect of the industry. The experience and knowledge this program offers is a golden opportunity for any aspiring artist. At the end of the weeklong program, each attendee will have the knowledge they will need to compete in this industry, along with the image building, choreography training, business fundamentals and their own professionally recorded single to help launch their careers.
"I've mentored young talent my entire career. It's a way of giving back that's important to me and being an educator is something I truly enjoy. The best part about IDA as a mentor is that I get to join a superstar team of industry giants whose sole focus is in inspiring and developing music's next generation. I feel honored to be a part of IDA and I'm very excited to meet and work with all of its participants," commented Jon Secada.
"I want to put you through that boot camp with all the great mentors and instructors at IDA and I want you to come out a Superstar at the other end! It's going to change your life," affirms Rudy Perez. "I want to find great future artists, develop and mentor them to their full potential here at IDA. This is what my passion is right now; I think that's going to be my greatest legacy."
"IDA was born in part from our experiences in being trained and understanding how powerful a day in the music industry can be and how it can change the rest of your life. Now, we are offering several days to learn from a team comprised of the best," said, David Frangioni.
"I've known David and Rudy for many, many years, but the time is now for us to finally work together and bring IDA to the artists of tomorrow. If your dream is to have a career in music or the entertainment business, then IDA will take you to the next level," added Mark Hudson.
Jon Secada, Rudy Perez, Mark Hudson and David Frangioni are available for interviews and will be on media tour from October 22 through November 9th. For interview requests please contact Jennifer Diliz directly at 305-206-4040 or via email at [email protected] .
About IDA Program
IDA is not a free seminar. The IDA Seminar, led by Director, Willy Perez-Feria begins November 25 – Dec 1. Registration and pricing information is available by calling (888) 277-0457. Registration is limited and screened by an audition conducted either live or via Skype/Facetime. No pre-recorded tracks will be considered. Participants can also register online at www.IDAprogram.com or call toll free 888-277-0457. Find us on www.Facebook.com/IDAProgram and follow us on www.Twitter.com/IDAProgram .
About Jon Secada
Multi-Grammy winner, Jon Secada is known by millions as an international superstar who has sold over 20 million records worldwide, and written and produced his own hits as well as those for artists such as Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez. Jon received his Bachelor's in Music and Master's Degree in Jazz Vocal Performance from the University of Miami. After starting his career as a songwriter and background vocalist for superstar Gloria Estefan, Jon's self-titled debut album sold more than six million copies worldwide and was certified triple platinum in the U.S.A, where it reached No. 15 on the Billboard 200 chart. He later scored a Top 5 hit with the single "Just Another Day," and three more top 30 hits, "Angel," "I'm Free," and "Do You Believe in Us?." The Spanish-language version of the album, "Otro Dia Mas Sin Verte," became the #1 Latin album of 1992 and earned Jon his first Grammy Award, for Best Latin Pop Album.
He is not only a successful singer and songwriter, but also an accomplished producer. He has played a leading role in the recent careers of many extraordinary artists. He co-wrote the massive hit, "She's All I Ever Had," for Ricky Martin and the song "Baila" for Jennifer Lopez, which appeared on her multiplatinum album, "On The Six," and many more. Read full bio…
About Rudy Perez
Rudy Perez is an International Songwriter, Producer, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. During the last 30 years, he has composed over 1,000 songs with over 300 of them reaching #1 or top ten hits. He has written and produced tracks for artists including Beyonce, Julio Iglesias, Christina Aguilera, IL Divo, Michael Bolton, Luis Miguel, Jose Feliciano, Marc Anthony, Jon Secada, Cyndi Lauper, Roberto Carlos, Los Temerarios, Juan Gabriel, Alejandro Fernandez, Marco Antonio Solis, Jose Luis Rodriguez (El Puma), Alexandre Pires, Arturo Sandoval, Chayanne, Luis Fonsi and Jaci Velasquez amongst many others.
He is the first Latin record producer to win the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks Producer of the Year for four consecutive years. Perez has also been awarded ASCAP's Songwriter of The Year 5 times. In 2010 Billboard Magazine named Rudy "Producer of The Decade" for having more # 1 and Top Ten Hits chart from 2000 to 2010; more than any other Latin Producer in their history. Perez has received over 400 gold and platinum album awards, and his works have been nominated for 19 Grammy Awards, with five wins. Read full bio…
About Mark Hudson
Mark Hudson achieved independent success as record producer and songwriter - working with a broad variety of multi-platinum artists including Cher, Ringo Starr, Aerosmith, Scorpions, Ozzy Osbourne, Burt Bacharach, Carole King, Hanson, Harry Nilsson, Celine Dion, Jon Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper, Boy Zone, Leann Rimes, the Baha Men and much more. Mark was the vocal director and backup vocalist for artists such as David Cassidy, Wayne Newton, Cher, Alice Cooper, Jon Bon Jovi, Aaron Neville, Harry Nilsson, Hanson, Leif Garrett and more. His songs have appeared in films including Gremlins, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, It's a Guy Thing, and Hysterical.
In 2004 Mark appeared on the The X Factor in England, a Simon Cowell show which also stars Sharon Osbourne. Mark was the vocal coach and Sharon's partner for 3 years on the series. Read full bio…
About David Frangioni
Few people in the world of music technology can claim the amount of experience and credits that David Frangioni has amassed. When David was just 7 years old he started his musical career as an aspiring drummer. By the time that he was 16, David was playing full-time in clubs around New England, experimenting with electronic drums and catching the music technology bug!
David has earned the respect of music industry colleagues across the globe and is considered a pioneer in the surround sound business both as an installer, consultant, and mixing engineer. David co-produced & engineered the first 5.1 digital surround sound music mixes ever on CD for DTS in 1995 when he also launched his company, Audio-One.
Frangioni is the recipient of dozens of gold and platinum albums as technical consultant, engineer, and/or programmer since 1987. He has been featured in magazines worldwide and in 2000 & 2001 moderated an Internet music technology forum that numbered in the millions of monthly readers. David is a multi-platinum award-winning engineer/technologist for Ozzy Osbourne, Shakira, Sting, Rascal Flatts, Ricky Martin, Rolling Stones, Elton John & hundreds more. In 1989 David began serving as the chief technologist for the group Aerosmith; his relationship with the band has grown through the years and continues to this day. Read full bio…
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