This concert brings together music that looks to the future and beyond our imagination into the Universe. In Milhaud’s Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra, Jeremy Brunk plays a multitude of percussion instruments depicting sounds of military and rainforest, creating vivid and mysterious moods.
A tribute to one of the greatest talents being sung by the new voice of American soul and Millikin alum, Brian Owens. As one of the pioneers of Motown, singer-songwriter and producer Marvin Gaye helped shape the sound of R&B music and is considered one of the greatest artists of all time.
The seven singers of Groove for Thought have been blowing audiences away for over 15 years. Performing classic tunes in a jazz style unlike anything you’ve heard, the group combines the swinging style of The Manhattan Transfer with the smooth sounds of Take 6.
2017 is going to be THE year of entertainment at Kirkland Fine Arts Center! From magic, to world champion Celtic dance, and even the LEGENDARY Village People, there's something for everyone at Kirkland! Engage the Arts, and find your inspiration. Single ticket sales are available NOW for the Spring 2017 season. Don't forget to buy a Gift Certificate for that special someone in your life. They make the perfect gift for any occasion!
Purchase tickets online, over the phone, or in person at the ticket office between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Discounted tickets, including seniors and school age as well as handicap seats are not available online but can be purchased at the ticket office. For further inquiries, contact the Kirkland Ticket Office at 217.424.6318.
Millikin's School of Theatre and Dance is a nationally-recognized program, offering conservatory style training rooted in a liberal arts education. Our students learn by practicing their craft at a high level throughout their training, with and for successful practitioners including our faculty, staff, alums and theatre professionals across the industry.
The Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra Guild and the College of Fine Arts are proud to introduce Dr. Sergey Bogza, the new Music Director/Conductor of the MDSO! The concert series he has planned for the 2016-2017 season will feature renowned guest artists, special concerts in the community, musical theatre, and a thrilling series of Masterworks drawn from the rich history of the symphonic repertoire.
The Perkinson Art Gallery, located in Kirkland Fine Arts Center, features the work of professional artists, faculty, and students in rotating exhibitions throughout the year. A wide variety of media is represented, including ceramics and sculpture, paintings and prints, digital media and graphic design, and mixed-media installation.
Kirkland Fine Arts Center & The College of Fine Arts
For over 45 years, Millikin has been the place to be for the Arts in this community and the surrounding areas. Kirkland Fine Arts Center and the College of Fine Arts have presented amazing talent, hilarious comedy, and fascinating speakers. Check out the upcoming shows for the 2016-2017 season.