About Us

Leaders in Music Education

The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) prepares students for careers in the music industry through a focused curriculum and real-world networking opportunities. Located in downtown Oklahoma City in the thriving Bricktown District, ACM@UCO’s campus houses four professional recording studios, five large rehearsal spaces, fully-equipped classrooms and practice rooms, two technology labs and a five-hundred capacity performance lab. Students are mentored by faculty who have toured, recorded and performed with Grammy award-winning artists like The Flaming Lips, Reba McIntire, Zhu and Miley Cyrus. UCO is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).