Meet ‘Somewhere Up There’, Voted Best Band
Feb24

Meet ‘Somewhere Up There’, Voted Best Band

“Somewhere Up There”, a five-member rock group from SUNY Oneonta, has been named the first-ever SUNY Music Madness champion through a SUNY-wide contest that collected thousands of votes during the fall 2013 semester.  The band beat out over a dozen entrants and edged ahead of the other two finalists, SUNY New Paltz‘s Analise & EJ Rios and classmates Hello, Seattle. INTERACT Official Website Facebook Twitter...

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Music Madness Winner Announced
Dec18

Music Madness Winner Announced

The first-ever SUNY Music Madness competition was a hard-fought battle between more than a dozen talented musical artists across SUNY’s diverse and talented student population.  Three rounds of contestants left just three groups competing for the coveted title of SUNY Music Madness 2013 Champion: SUNY New Paltz‘s Analise & EJ Rios, SUNY Oneonta‘s Hello, Seattle, and SUNY Oneonta’s Somewhere Up There. SUNY...

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Music Madness: Finals!
Dec10

Music Madness: Finals!

Welcome to Round III (FINALS!) of SUNY Music Madness 2013! Voters have chosen the top three entries from the original 13 entries of Round I and 5 of Round II. A close first round, followed by a tight second, has set us up for an intense final round of the first-ever SUNY Music Madness competition! Of the three contestants, only one will win to be crowned SUNY Music Madness Champion 2013. Each voter is able to vote for one of their...

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Music Madness – Semifinals
Nov26

Music Madness – Semifinals

Welcome to Round II of SUNY Music Madness 2013! Voters have chosen the top 5 entries from the original 13 entries of Round I. A close first round has set the stage for an exciting Semifinal and lays the foundation for a energetic Final in two weeks. Of the 5 contestants, three will continue on to Round III. Each voter is able to vote for one of their favorite entries this round; as always, we encourage you to sit back and sample them...

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10 Musicians That Made It Big After SUNY
Nov19

10 Musicians That Made It Big After SUNY

If you follow along, we recently explored SUNY Alumni In Television and Movies This Semester to great acclaim! So, naturally, it is time to highlight talented SUNY alumni in music. This fits perfectly with the start of Round I of Music Madness, which pits 13 of some of the top musical artists in the SUNY system against each other to discover who is the voters’ favorite SUNY star. Of those who have attended a SUNY school before...

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Music Madness – Round 1
Nov18

Music Madness – Round 1

Welcome to SUNY Music Madness 2013! We have picked the top 13 entries with completely original music and wholehearted talent to compete in Round I; it’ll be a close one! There are musicians from all over New York State–from SUNY Cortland to The College at Brockport to SUNY Canton to Stony Brook University. Of the 13 contestants, five will continue on to Round II. Because the diverse talent that this collection of entries...

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SUNY Music Madness 2013
Nov01

SUNY Music Madness 2013

Who’s your favorite SUNY musical artist? We are excited to announce Generation SUNY’s first-ever music contest called Music Madness! After all, we all love music and what better opportunity to showcase the best talent SUNY has to offer than through an interactive competition!? Here’s the rundown: this is a music competition (obviously) that will accept student submissions from all over New York State’s 64 SUNY...

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