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Voices of UM unites campus a cappella
Culture, Music, Q & A + Profiles

Voices of UM unites campus a cappella

Given that collegiate a cappella groups have been around since the nineteenth century, it’s surprising that, at the University of Miami, with its renowned Frost School of Music, a cappella was only born in 2009. That’s when UM’s all-male a cappella group, Above the Keys (ATK), was formed. Since then, UMiami Tufaan – a South…

Producer stresses media experience
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Producer stresses media experience

Flourish Klink is a writer, producer and self-proclaimed fangirl who is now working as a transmedia producer and writer for the Hulu original series “East Los High.” On Thursday, she spoke with students at the School of Communication about her work in the transmedia field, which she described as storytelling “across multiple delivery channels” where,…

Alumnus puts technical skills, creative passion to work in Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’
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Alumnus puts technical skills, creative passion to work in Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’

“Big Hero 6” has touched viewers’ hearts with its diverse characters, San Francisco-Tokyo blended setting and meaningful plot since its premiere Nov. 7. Behind the movie’s lovable characters and design stands the work of University of Miami alumnus Robert Neuman. Neuman, who has worked on the 3-D versions of other movies including “Wreck it Ralph,”…

Rock opera breaks boundaries
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Rock opera breaks boundaries

When a sultry rock opera meets a sordid love triangle, the passion and over-the-top emotions explode into the powerful production of “Murder Ballad,” playing at the Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre through Nov. 2. The Miami Hurricane had a chance to sit down with Mariand Torres, a University of Miami alumna who plays the…

Graduate tunes plan for tour
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Graduate tunes plan for tour

For a lot of seniors, graduation means starting an internship or heading off to grad school. But for senior Megan Talay, graduation means the beginning of a seven-day tour and the recording of her EP, all in hopes of pursuing her dreams of being an artist. The Miami Hurricane sat down with Talay to talk…

Flume talks making music, future plans
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Flume talks making music, future plans

Flume is a 22-year-old Australian producer known for songs like “Holdin On,” “Lose the Game” and “Ezra.”. Since his self-titled debut album and recent Lockjaw EP with Chet Faker, Flume has been growing in popularity. He’s even playing the first day of Coachella this year. He will also be in town Tuesday, April 15 to…

Tuneful talent strikes chord
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Tuneful talent strikes chord

Senior Melanie Dewey has a passion for music and isn’t shy about letting people know it – when she’s not too busy racing from one gig to another. Dewey runs and performs at the Patio Jams concert series on Thursdays, is the subject of a documentary, is touring the East Coast over the summer and…

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