December 6, 2019 at 1:45pm

Updates to Millikin recording studio amplify Big Blue music scene

Millikin University's School of Music offers an environment where students can grow as artists and scholars through the blending of creative, performative and entrepreneurial experiences designed to train the next generation of music professionals.

November 14, 2019 at 2:30pm

Vespers 60th Anniversary CD features 32-page booklet

Vespers is one of Millikin University's most popular events. It signals the beginning of the holiday season with a sumptuous evening of carols, choirs and candlelight. During the event, over 250 musicians join together in Kirkland Fine Arts Center for a joyous musical feast with songs from past centuries combined with familiar carols and arrangements.

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.

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