Grammy’s and Cellos: Good Times With Better People

Tess Remy-Schumacher at the 2023 Grammy Awards ceremony.

A Spotlight on Kitt Wakeley and Tess Remy-Schumacher’s collaborative piece: “Asa”

by Ange Coronado Olmstead

“At first, ‘Asa’ was a piece that stood on its own.” –Grammy Award Winning Composer, Kitt Wakeley

From the beginning, Kitt Wakeley understood the disposition he wanted to convey on his [now] Grammy-winning album, mirroring the sounds of love, heartbreak, empathy, and humility. He began collaborating with artists . . .  read more

#CFADWorks: Mariah Saffa

Mariah Saffa brushes her hair back, looking upward at the sky.

Hard at work in a 7,000-seat arena in northern Colorado, ACM@UCO alumna Mariah Saffa reflects on her path to a marketing career in the entertainment industry.

After receiving a B.A.T. in Music Business and a minor in Marketing from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2017, Saffa used the skills she gained through real-world industry experience at . . .  read more