July 20, 2017 at 2:15pm

Millikin students create music using wooden wind harps

Students from Millikin University's School of Music and Art Department having been working with Decatur, Ill., native and Millikin alumnus Craig Dongoski '88 to create music using wooden wind harps made by Dongoski called Aeolian harps. The Aeolian harps do not make music, they make noise. The harp plays when wind blows through it.

June 30, 2017 at 1:15pm

Millikin University graduates Jennifer Hood '11, Olivia Fehrenbacher Tasch '13, and Mike Tasch '09 have formed the folk music trio Chickadee Sermon. The group performs original and traditional acoustic folk music and their experiences have influenced their most recent musical endeavor.

June 7, 2017 at 1:45pm

The Preparatory Department in Millikin University's School of Music offers a variety of summer music experiences for children of all ages including Summer Sings, the annual children's choir camp, held for one week in early June. Each year the camp takes on a new theme and includes daily choral practice, a variety of electives and a combined finale concert.

June 7, 2017 at 11:45am

Millikin named Top Private College for Creative Arts Scholarships

Millikin University has been ranked by Student Loan Report as one of the Top 250 Private Colleges that Offer the Most Creative Arts Scholarship Money.

Hundreds of private schools were analyzed in the new study and were evaluated based solely on the amount of creative arts scholarship aid awarded. Millikin was ranked 27th.

June 6, 2017 at 12:30pm

Millikin Wire: Madison Ciaccio

Madison Ciaccio, a senior art therapy major from Mahomet, Ill., is the 2017 Robert Harrison Crowder Artist-in-Residence at Blue Connection, Millikin's student-run retail art gallery. She is currently studying painting and drawing, and works under the guidance of Professor Lyle Salmi, chair of the Art Department at Millikin. Ciaccio will showcase her artwork at Blue Connection from May 22 – June 30.

May 8, 2017 at 12:30pm

Millikin art students pay tribute to professor's brother

Students in Professor Lyle Salmi's Painting course at Millikin University study various concepts and techniques that are used in painting. The course emphasizes the development of skills and knowledge necessary to form a personal approach to expression through the medium of painting.

May 5, 2017 at 10:15am

Academic achievements celebrated at Millikin Honors Convocation

Students and faculty members were honored for their excellence in teaching and learning during the 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Honors Convocation on April 27. The event is a time when the Millikin community comes together to celebrate earnest scholarship, dedicated inquiry and Performance Learning.  

May 2, 2017 at 11:30am

Millikin Vocal Jazz Ensemble wins DownBeat Magazine Student Music Award

OneVoice, the flagship ensemble of the vocal jazz program at Millikin University's School of Music, received a 2017 DownBeat Magazine Student Music Award for "Outstanding Performance for an Undergraduate College." The award will be cited in DownBeat Magazine's June 2017 issue.  

This is the 5th time OneVoice has received a DownBeat Magazine Student Music Award.

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