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The Resonance Series is a guest lecture and performance series that brings music professionals from around the world to share their experiences and stories, provide the future generation with insight into the industry and career paths, perform with student ensembles, give masterclasses, and answer student questions.

Since Fall 2020, over 40 guests have spoken for the series including more than 20 Grammy winners representing 80+ Grammy wins and over 220 Grammy nominations. Additionally, guests have included Oscar, Emmy, Tony, Pulitzer Prize, Golden Globe, Juno, and Latin Grammy winners, multiple U.S. Ambassadors of Music, multiple Guggenheim Fellows, and the musical directors of the Super Bowl, American Idol, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, and Kesha. Guests have played in the bands of Michael Jackson, Prince, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, BTS, Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Elton John, Ray Charles, Billy Joel, Celine Dion, Shakira, Stanley Clarke, Stevie Wonder, B. B. King, Ariana Grande, Sting, Chick Corea, Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Snarky Puppy, and many more. Guests have been featured in Pixar Movies, TED Mainstages, Oprah, The Voice, American Idol, Late Night Talk Shows including Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, and Seth Meyers, NPR's Tiny Desk, BBC Proms, and more.

Join us for free in person or online for this unique opportunity to listen to, work with, and ask questions of the music industry's most successful experts.

Email Eric Walschap at for additional information.

The Resonance Series is sponsored in part by the Oklahoma Film and Music Office, the Recording Academy (Grammy's), Onyx Lane, The Pioneer Library System, The Embassy Suites of Norman, VOY Car Rental, and Elaine Kemler.

Spring 2022