Creating a space For Lyricists and Musicians

The Daily Pennsylvanian
October 20, 2013

The members of Penn’s newest music group met up over Munchkins and three guitars to jam on Saturday.

Ten student musicians met in Kelly Writers’ House for the first meeting of For Lyricists and Musicians, also known as FLAM. In music, a flam is an offbeat drum hit, something that could be interpreted as a mistake. But for club founder and president Devon O’Connor, FLAM means much more than just that — it means embracing your mistakes and learning from them.

“I’ve always been in love with music and songwriting,” said O’Connor, who is a Wharton freshman. For her, the club is a chance for collaboration between different people who share her passions.

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