Message from the Dean – February 11, 2019

First some good news:

Swimsuit, the fourth full-length studio album from the Oklahoma-based band Colourmusic, was released last week. The band features ACM@UCO faculty members Ryan Hendrix and Nicholas Ley. Ryan is a full-time lecturer and Nicholas is program director for Contemporary Music Business at ACM and a member of the Flaming Lips. Colourmusic performs . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – February 4, 2019

First some good news:

Dr. Barbara Fox DeMaio, Associate Professor of Voice, has been accepted to give a demonstration on “Teaching the Aging Voice” at the International Voice Workshop Conference in Suffolk, England in April of this year. Dr. Fox DeMaio has previously presented this research at the Voice Foundation in Philadelphia, the National Association of Teachers . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – January 28, 2019

First some good news:

The thirty members of UCO’s Concert Chorale group, under the direction of Dr. Karl Nelson, were invited to perform at the Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OKMEA) Honor Choir Concert last week in Tulsa. As the university’s premier mixed choral ensemble, the members are selected by audition each year from the UCO student population and include . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – January 21, 2019

First some good news:

Abstracts by UCO Global Art and Visual Culture majors Olivia Reyes and Lyazzat Galilolla have been accepted as presentations at the 2nd World Congress on Undergraduate Research in May of this year in Oldenburg, Germany. Their submissions were among 270 selected representing more than 70 academic disciplines and more than 100 . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – January 14, 2019

First some good news:

Danielle Herrington, UCO adjunct instructor of voice, presented an exploration of the music of Jake Heggie’s chamber opera “Three Decembers” at the National Opera Association 2019 Conference on January 3 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

More good news:

UCO’s Design Department had 11 students and former students win 20 general awards across four categories in The . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – December 3, 2018

First some good news:

UCO Associate Professor of Trumpet Dr. Ryan Sharp recently returned from the UK where he competed with his Frontier Brass Band of Oklahoma in the Brass in Concert Championship. For the second straight year, Ryan captured the Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council trophy for Best Soprano trumpet. He is the only person outside of the UK to ever win . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – November 19, 2018

First some good news:

Sydney Jennings graduated from UCO with a Dance Education degree in 2014 and is now working for Element Music NYC as a singer and event manager. She was recently cast as “Lou Ann” in the North Shore Music Theatre’s production of “Hairspray” which opened on Halloween just outside of Boston. Congratulations Sydney!

More good news:

My work, “Brockton Tea”, . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – November 12, 2018

First some good news:

Breanna Shellhorse is an ACM@UCO senior from Claremore, Oklahoma. She will be embarking on a prestigious weeklong internship at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, this January. The internship is through the Creative Mind Group which fosters opportunities for aspiring film professionals to prove their skills and value by interning with film . . .  read more

Message from the Dean – November 5, 2018

First some good news:

UCO Musical Theatre Major Greg Gore has recently been cast as The Man in the Yellow Hat in Lyric’s upcoming Theatre for Young Audience production of Curious George: The Golden Meatball. The production will also feature UCO Musical Theatre graduates Justin Larman and Bailey Maxwell. Congratulations!

Now a story:

“When you believe in things that you don’t . . .  read more