Around the O features the popular music program in a new article, focusing on the recording and production of this song, by first-year popular musi...

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Around the O

Songwriter and producer Alex Sacco of Papa Ya will be in residence at the School of Music and Dance on March 1-3. Alex will work with eighteen studen...

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Alex Sacco in Residence

Here’s School of Music and Dance alumnus Ben Darwish, a singer/songwriter and pianist, performing I Took a Pill in Ibiza with Mike Posner in Lon...

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Spotlight: Ben Darwish

This is the second in a series of posts featuring artists who will perform, or have performed, in the Willamette Valley Music Festival. Sol (a.k.a....

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WVMF: Sol

This is the first in a series of posts featuring artist who have performed, or will perform, at the Willamette Valley Music Festival. What is WVMF?...

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WVMF: Childspeak

Songwriter and producer Alex Sacco studied music at UO. Upon graduating in 2015, Alex moved to Los Angeles and formed Papa Ya with Nate Merchant, wh...

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