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Millikin Percussion Ensembles to present annual "Synergy" concert
The Millikin University Percussion Ensembles will present their annual "Synergy" concert on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. in the Kirkland Fine Arts Center.

"Synergy" showcases the distinctiveness of Millikin's ubiquitous interdisciplinary alliances through a collaborative concert featuring performances with students and faculty across the College of Fine Arts. This year's concert will explore the relationship between percussion chamber music and ecology.

This special collaborative event will feature co-active performances between student percussionists, string players and pianists. Millikin University dance students will also perform with the ensemble to the choreography of Millikin University Instructor of Dance, Angela Miller. Millikin University Professor of Music, Dr. Perry Rask, will perform the world premiere of Randall Reyman's "A Leaf Falling" for alto saxophone soloist and percussion ensemble.

Tickets for "Synergy" are $8 and may be purchased at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center Box Office, by phone at 217.424.6318 or online at www.kirklandfinearts.com. A $2.50 fee will be charged for credit card purchases. This is a per transaction free, not per ticket, and applies to online and Box Office orders. Kirkland Box Office hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This event is free for Millikin University students and College of Fine Arts faculty with a Millikin University ID. For more information on the concert, please contact the Millikin School of Music at 217.424.6300 or visit www.millikin.edu/music.

For more information on Kirkland Fine Arts Center, please visit www.kirklandfinearts.com. Events at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and the Midwest Arts Council.