ACM students Chris Krummrich, Triston 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.
View upcoming shows
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
ACM alumnus Jason Scott has finished recording his first album, “Living Rooms,” and will be holding a show at the Tower Theatre Studio in Oklahoma City on Jan. 19 to support the vinyl release! Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.
Purchase tickets to help support Jason!
“Living Rooms” is available on Spotify. Listen now!
Owner of ON Studios, lead man of jazz/pop group The Dulcets, and co-founder of String and Sound, Jason has played/sang throughout the country in various projects.
ACM alumnus Dante Jones (THEY.) and ACM faculty member Mitch Bell will be performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live at 10:35 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5! Make sure to catch the show on ABC!
Check out THEY.’s website here.
Alana Hughes, a senior contemporary music performance major from Edmond, Oklahoma, won the Miss UCO 2018 title on Nov. 11. She will compete for the Miss Oklahoma title in June 2018
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!
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!
Attention all Logic producers, Ableton producers, audio engineers, singers, songwriters, and musicians!!
Want to take a course that combines all of YOU in the studio to WRITE MUSIC TOGETHER?? If so, Session Lab is your pathway into the modern world of collaborative music creation!
Coming Spring 2018.
ACM@UCO student synth-pop and indie band The Ivy released their latest single, “Gold,” back in July. The song has hit more than 500,000 listens on Spotify and was also featured on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart and US Viral Chart! Listen to the song on Spotify here.
The Ivy regularly perform in the Oklahoma City metro and in Tulsa at various venues. View all of their upcoming shows here.
Learn more about The Ivy by visiting their webpage.