August 23, 2019 at 1:15pm

Martin Atkins' latest project puts students on a real live rock tour

When it comes to learning about the music industry and touring, sometimes there is no better teacher than the road, and for Millikin University faculty member Martin Atkins, he's taking this approach and developing it into his boldest project yet.

June 21, 2019 at 9:30am

Members of Dissonance share love of a cappella with campers

Millikin University a cappella group Dissonance was started for not just the idea of competing against other a cappella groups, but for educating music and for the love of performing.

The group also knows the importance of enriching the community through performance, and their summer camp "Project A Cappella" speaks to that in many ways.

June 14, 2019 at 11:00am

Summer program at Millikin teaches hip-hop music

Many might assume that summertime at most universities can be a quiet time as classes have wrapped up and graduation ceremonies are taking place – this isn't the case at Millikin University.

Even though most students are gone for the summer, the Millikin campus community is staying active with different camps, conferences, workshops and immersion courses.

May 29, 2019 at 1:45pm

Dr. Mark Tonelli performs alongside Lexi Walker at Devon Amphitheater grand opening

The Decatur (Ill.) community celebrated the grand opening of the Devon G. Buffet Amphitheater at Nelson Park during Memorial Day Weekend. The performing arts facility, made possible by a generous donation by the Buffett Foundation, is a destination for live, outdoor entertainment during the summer months. 

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