Aaron Robinson is an ACM@UCO graduate based in NYC. He recently visited our downtown Oklahoma City campus and shared with us how ACM@UCO helped develop his career as a freelance audio engineer for bands like Cub Sport, Middle Kids, and Bear Hands.
Music Spotlight: Award-Winning Rapper And Songwriter Dallas Parker
ACM@UCO student artist Dallas Parker, aka Faux Draco, recently released his single “Whatever I want." Last year, his song “Abilities'' made him a Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest award winner, and, since then, the independent artist has released multiple tunes garnering over 6,000 hits.
Featured Performance: Leotie
Check out featured performances by ACM@UCO students! Today, Leotie, aka ACM@UCO student Caleb Starr, invites us into his acoustic dreamscape as he performs the song "Ghost - A."
Reminder: Spring Break Extended for Students; Transition to Alternative Instruction Starts March 28
A reminder: The University of Central Oklahoma (and ACM@UCO) will extend spring break by one week, March 23-27, for students only, and will transition to alternative instructional delivery methods from March 28 through the end of the spring semester.
ACM@UCO Presents High School Night on March 5
The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma presents HIGH SCHOOL NIGHT, 6 p.m. March 5 at the ACM Live Room, 25 S. Oklahoma Ave., in Bricktown. Admission is free!
ACM@UCO Spring Open House is Feb. 25 in Bricktown
Join us for our Spring Open House, happening 3-6 p.m. Feb. 25 at ACM@UCO, 25 S. Oklahoma Ave in Bricktown! Admission is free.
Oklahoma Film + Music Office Internship Application Deadline is Jan. 15
The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Spring Internship Program. OF+MO seeks to provide selected interns with an understanding of the film and music industries in a professional state agency setting by involving them in diverse projects throughout the spring semester. Application deadline is Jan. 15, 2020.
THIS WEEK! ‘Holiday Wrap-Up’ Showcases Local Music, Benefits OKC Nonprofit
The Dec. 5 lineup features colourmusic, Sophia Massad and more; donations benefit Positive Tomorrows
Hear that? It’s the sound of a season-celebrating local music lineup for the ACM student-organized Holiday Wrap-Up, happening Dec. 5 at ACM Live Room at The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO). Admission is free, but donations to benefit Oklahoma City nonprofit Positive Tomorrows are welcome at the door.
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Oklahoma-raised Musician Audra Mae Announces 2 Homecoming Performances; Donation of Show Proceeds to ACM@UCO
You’re probably familiar with her work even if you don’t recognize her name — L.A./Nashville-based singer-songwriter Audra Mae has co-written award-nominated songs for an array of chart-topping artists such as Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson and Miranda Lambert, among others.
The Oklahoma native recently announced a live stream . . .
The Space Program Hip-Hop Collective Inspires ‘Fortitude, Resilience and Innovation’
The Space Program, a hip-hop collective of more than two dozen Black, collegiate artists and entrepreneurs from across Oklahoma, features UCO-tied alumni and students, including audio engineer Myles Adams; Christopher G. Acoff, aka Original Flow, who earned a Music Business degree at ACM@UCO and ACM Contemporary Music Production graduate James Curd, aka Deezy.