The University of Hawaiʻi Academy for Creative Media System and University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu will host a Creative Media Masters Series presentation featuring musician and YouTube sensation Joseph Vincent on Thursday, October 1, 12:30–2 p.m. in the UH West Oʻahu Library ʻUluʻulu Exhibition Space, first floor.
Vincent will discuss his career and creative influences, and perform some of his hit songs followed by a question and answer session with UH West Oʻahu students.
About Joseph Vincent
Vincent is an acoustic singer-songwriter from Irvine, California with a YouTube channel boasting more than 500,000 subscribers and 48 million total views. He took the top prize in Southern California’s Filipino news station, Kababayan LA-18, Kababayan Superstar contest and was named YouTube Artist of the Year 2009 by Australia-based Star Central Magazine.
In 2010, Vincent was featured twice on NBC’s The Ellen Degeneres Show where he performed an acoustic cover of Iyaz’s “Replay” and Mike Posner’s “Cooler Than Me.” Vincent is currently recording a self-written debut solo album.
More about the Masters Series
The Masters Series is part of UH West Oʻahu’s Creative Media concentration and aims to increase student understanding of the art and business of content creation. All presentations are free and open to students, faculty and the public.
This masters series event also kicks off UH West Oʻahu’s celebration of October as Filipino American History Month. The university will host events and activities throughout the month honoring Filipino heritage.
For more information about the UH West Oʻahu Creative Media Masters Series presentation featuring Joseph Vincent, contact UH West Oʻahu Creative Media Coordinator Sharla Hanaoka via email.
—By Julie Funasaki Yuen