Category: ACM Student

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 student Maxwell Moore chosen as Spring 2018 Class Marshal

From The University of Central Oklahoma: Maxwell Moore will represent the College of Fine Arts and Design as a spring 2018 Class Marshal with a 4.0 GPA. Moore is an applied technology major from Oklahoma City. After graduation, Moore hopes to pursue a music career in California, as a music or studio technician, as well as design music equipment and produce and write music.

Read more: https://bit.ly/2JpChEu

ACM@UCO student Sophia Massad to release single May 4

ACM@UCO student Sophia Massad will be releasing a new single May 4! The single, “Insecurities,” opens with a beautiful piano solo before adding Massad’s powerful vocals and a guitar riff. The single will release on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Google Play and all other music platforms.

Listen to the track:

ACM@UCO STUDENT KALE DUMAS RELEASES SINGLE, “ON PAPER”

ACM@UCO sophomore Kale Dumas has released his first pop single, “On Paper.” The song shows hints of inspiration from bands and artists such as Hansen, John Mayer and Ed Sheeran. In an interview with The Oklahoman, Dumas explained his desire to go far in the music industry and thanked ACM faculty for teaching him more about the recording process.

Read the full interview.

TREVOR MCBANE MAKES IT TO THE TOP 50 FOR AMERICAN IDOL

ACM@UCO student Trevor McBane continues to rock by making it to the Top 50 for American Idol!

It’s been a long journey so far, but Trevor’s got this! Make sure to watch Sundays and Mondays at 7 p.m. central on ABC to show your support!

Watch the American Idol Top 50 video! You can see Trevor at the 1:36 mark.

Meet the Top 50!

We're down to the Top 50!

Posted by American Idol on Sunday, April 1, 2018

ACM@UCO ALUMNI SET TO PERFORM AT HEARD ON HURD MARCH 17

ACM alumni The Ivy and Mallory Eagle will be performing at the Citizens Bank of Edmond’s “Heard on Hurd” festival Saturday, March 17.

Heard on Hurd prides itself on being an authentic block party-style festival open to the community. Food trucks, shopping and live music are hosted once a month through March-October. Family and pet-friendly, the goal of Heard on Hurd is to promote community involvement and bring in diverse vendors and audiences.

Learn more about Heard on Hurd here. 

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.

ACM@UCO STUDENT TREVOR MCBANE TO TAKE THE AMERICAN IDOL STAGE STARTING MARCH 11

ACM@UCO student Trevor McBane has taken the Spring 2018 semester off of school to audition and compete on American Idol season 1 on ABC Television Network! Starting March 11, we will be seeing Trevor on American Idol and following his journey as “The Guy Under the Hat.” Here’s a clip of Trevor in American Idol’s official video announcement on Facebook!

Follow Trevor on Facebook and give him your support!

ACM@UCO STUDENTS WILL RELEASE THEIR FIRST EP, “PHASES OF THE MOON”

ACM students Chris KrummrichTriston Lightner and Campbell Young, in addition to OCCC student Sean Kanaly, of psychedelic indie-rock band Don’t Tell Dena are releasing their debut EP “Phases of the Moon.” The album will be available on Feb. 9 on all major music websites such as iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music and more. “Phases of the Moon” will feature a unique blend of lyrics, synth sounds and futuristic notes in an all-original album.

Don’t Tell, Dena!’s musical influences include bands such as Pink Floyd, The Killers, Walk the Moon, and Panic! at the Disco.

In their short time together, Don’t Tell, Dena! has performed at a host of venues and festivals including the Belle Isle Brewery, VZDs Restaurant and Bar, Sauced at The Paseo, The Bottle Cap Barn, The Yeti in Tulsa, Metro Music Festival, The Festival of the Arts, Twister Fest, Paseo Arts Festival, and Paramount Theater.

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ACM@UCO STUDENT AMBER NORLIN TO PERFORM IN CARNEGIE HALL FEB. 2

ACM students get some crazy cool opportunities: student Amber Norlin will be performing in an Honor’s Choir at Carnegie Hall Feb. 2!

Under the direction of conductor Dr. Eph Ehly, Amber and the choir will perform:

Ain’t-a That Good News arr. by Mark Hayes
Christus Factus Est by Bruckner
Cry Out and Shout by Knut Nystedt
Fare Thee Well Love arr. by James Mulholland
Forever Music by Mark Hayes
Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier arr. by Dwight Uphaus
Thanks Be to God (Elijah) by Mendelssohn
Where Have All the Flowers Gone arr. by Dwight Uphaus