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. 

May 24, 2019 at 9:45am

Millikin theatre students team up with WJMU to develop voiceover skills

A career in voiceover work could lead to many exciting and creative opportunities for performers, including different kinds of projects, from audiobooks to animations.

May 3, 2019 at 9:45am

Millikin event showcases breadth and depth of Student Research and Creativity

It's a day when no classes are held, but it doesn't mean the learning stops.

Millikin University's Celebrations of Scholarship is the culmination of the academic year; an all-day event that puts the outstanding achievements of students from all majors front and center for the entire campus community to witness. It's a forum that not only recognizes academics, it honors personal success.

April 11, 2019 at 1:45pm

Competition features performances from Millikin's top three 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. The 17th annual Hollis Prize Competition was held on Saturday, April 6 at Kaeuper Hall in Perkinson Music Center on Millikin's campus. The competition featured performances from Millikin University's top three music performing students.

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