Category: ACM Faculty and Staff

Things to do in May: See ACM-affiliated bands perform at Heard on Hurd

Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd, a live music, food truck and pop-up shop celebration in Downtown Edmond, will be featuring three ACM-affiliated bands at the upcoming celebration. The Old Bulldog Band, Dr. Pants and Lincka all have ACM ties – show your support by attending!

The Old Bulldog Band
Dr. Pants – David Broyles (Faculty), Jimmy Jackson (Staff and Alumnus) and Mac Seigel (Alumnus)
Lincka – Lincka Elizondo (Alumnae) and Dan Ashford (Alumnus)

ACM faculty Nick Ley presents at Norman Music Fest

Director of our Contemporary Music Business program Nick Ley will be presenting as part of Walrus Audio Effects Ed lineup at the 2018 Norman Music Fest on April 28! He will hold a discussion about selling bi-product and helping musicians identify new revenue streams. He will also be giving away a pedal during each discussion session!

ACM@UCO SPOTIFY PLAYLISTS NOW AVAILABLE!

If you have been following our Facebook, you’ve seen us release some pretty nifty playlists curated by faculty and staff as well as playlists featuring our alumni and current students!

Click here to visit our Spotify profile. Give us a like and a follow to keep up with music tastes, samples from festivals and the latest breakout artists.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR PATRICK CONLON ELECTED PRESIDENT OF OAMS, PRESENTS GUEST LECTURE TO MUSIC FRESHMEN

ACM@UCO assistant director Patrick Conlon was recently elected president of the Oklahoma Association of Music Schools (OAMS)! OAMS’s mission is to spread music education in Oklahoma, particularly in higher education, and Conlon will be heading the charge.

Conlon also presented a guest lecture for freshmen music majors at the University of Oklahoma on how to start a career in the music industry as a classical musician.

ACM@UCO CEO SCOTT BOOKER FEATURED IN SMITHSONIAN BOOK

Looking for some last-minute Christmas gifts? Can’t find the perfect gift for that Rock-and-Roll lover in the family?

ACM@UCO CEO Scott Booker had two photos published in the latest Smithsonian Rock and Roll: Live and Unseen book!

Check it out here!

ACM TRAVELS TO TULSA TECH CAMPUSES

The month of November was a busy month for student recruitment at ACM!

Brenda Brent and Chris Hicks, along with ACM lecturers Rob Derrick and Travis Tester, traveled to the Riverside and Owasso campuses of Tulsa Tech to speak about the opportunities for careers in the entertainment industry

Huge thanks to Tulsa Tech instructors Walt Bowers and Michael Haggard from Riverside campus and Tim Bell from Owasso campus for having us!

OKC-BASED BAND HANIWA RELEASES NEW ALBUM “VIOLENT SUN”

OKC-based indie pop band Haniwa recently released a new album titled “Violent Sun.” The LP was recorded and mixed at the ACM@UCO studios by ACM@UCO student Caleb Gray and mastered by ACM@UCO faculty member Kevin Lively. Additionally, band member Dylan Walling is an alumnus of our program. Congratulations to all those involved in this amazing new record. To listen to “Violent Sun” visit https://haniwaband.bandcamp.com.