May 7, 2021 at 1:30pm

Dancers and artists come together to showcase art and collaboration

For Millikin University seniors Hannah Ottenfeld and Thomas Ferro, the opportunity to serve as choreographers for Millikin's annual concert of dance, "Equinox," is a dream come true that has been in the works since their freshmen year.

April 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

Millikin to offer Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Music Business starting Fall 2021

The Millikin University School of Music is pleased to announce new undergraduate degree offerings for a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Business with a planned offering in fall 2021. Students are automatically admitted into the program upon admittance to the University; an audition is not required for admission.

April 19, 2021 at 3:30pm

Big Blue grads play prominent roles in multimedia concert

Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre has earned critical acclaim for being one of the city's top musical theatre centers, providing a venue for Chicago's brightest music theatre talents. Over the years, Porchlight Music Theatre has staged more than 75 productions, including the hit revue series "New Faces Sing Broadway." 

April 16, 2021 at 2:30pm

Hollis Prize Competition features performances from Top Music Performing Students

Millikin University's Hollis Prize is the highest award that may be received by a student instrumentalist or vocalist within the School of Music. Following a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hollis Prize competition returned in a virtual format with a livestream broadcast on April 10.

April 15, 2021 at 1:45pm

"A compelling story with no words."

Disney Pixar's "Up' is an animated film that follows retired balloon salesman Carl Fredriksen and eight-year-old Russell as they fly toward adventure to seek the famed Paradise Falls. The movie, especially the music, inspired Millikin University first-year student Ramsey Folkerts to create a choreographed dance that tells "a compelling story with no words."

April 5, 2021 at 3:45pm

School of Music Finalists compete for prestigious prize

Following a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Millikin University School of Music's annual Hollis Prize competition will return in a virtual format with two livestream broadcasts.

March 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Dissonance members earn individual honors

Millikin University's premier a cappella group Dissonance earned 2nd place at the 2021 Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) regional competition held virtually on March 13. By earning 2nd place honors, Dissonance has advanced to the ICCA semifinal competition which will take place live on Saturday, April 10.

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