Labor Day Pops

Labor Day Concert

September 4, 2017, 6:00pm

 

LABOR DAY POPS

MON SEP 4, 2017, 6:00pm | CENTRAL PARK

Free to the public

The Star-Spangled Banner
Copland: Hoe-Down
Shostakovich: March from Suite No. 2 for Variety Orchestra
Dave Hillyer, guest conductor
Rogers and Hammerstein: Oklahoma Suite
Schoenberg: I Dreamed a Dream (from Les Misérables)
Ann Borders, soprano
Rogers and Hammerstein: Sound of Music
Strauss: The Blue Danube Waltz
Anthony Hopkins: And the Waltz Goes On
Strauss I: Radetzky March

Collage Concert

September 16, 2017, 7:30pm

Collage Concert

Saturday, September 16, 2017

7:30 p.m.

Kirkland Fine Arts Center

School of Music Collage Concert (tickets required)

Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, University Choir,

Jazz Band I, Percussion Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble and Vocal Jazz

Masterworks I

Masterwork I

September 23, 2017, 7:30pm

 

MASTERWORKS I – OPENING NIGHT: INSPIRED BY SHAKESPEARE

SAT SEP 23, 2017, 7:30pm | KIRKLAND FINE ARTS CENTER

Tickets: $10, $15, $20

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture

Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 102, F Major

ILYA YAKUSHEV, piano

Guest artist supported by David and Norma Fathauer Symphonic Music Fund
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet Ballet

Kirkland Fine Arts Center/Millikin Orchestra Workshop

Millikin Orchestra

September 27, 2017, 10:00am to 6:00pm

 

Homecoming 2017 Concert

2017 Homecoming Concert

October 6, 2017, 7:30pm

 

Homecoming 2017 Concert

Friday, October 6, 2017

7:30 p.m.

Kirkland Fine Arts Center

Free and open to the public.

Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Millikin Alumni Band

Millikin alumni return to campus to perform on the Kirkland stage along with the Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Join fellow alumni during Homecoming weekend 2017 to celebrate Dr. Gary Shaw’s 36 years of conducting, performing, and teaching at Millikin University.

Masterworks II

October 22, 2017, 2:00pm


MASTERWORKS II – MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS

featuring POLISH VIOLINIST KINGA AUGUSTYN

SUN OCT 22, 2017, 2:00pm | KIRKLAND FINE ARTS CENTER

Tickets: $10, $15, $20

Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2, op. 22, D minor

Williams: Theme from Schindler’s List

Wieniawski: Polonaise brilliante No. 1, op. 4, D major

KINGA AUGUSTYN, violin

Guest artist supported by David and Norma Fathauer Symphonic Music Fund

Masterworks III - The Great Russian Nutcracker

November 4, 2017, 2:00pm

 

SAT NOV 4, 2017, 2:00pm & 7:30pm | KIRKLAND FINE ARTS CENTER

MASTERWORKS III
MOSCOW BALLET – THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
In collaboration with The Kirkland Fine Arts Series  

Tickets: $35, $45, $65

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, op. 71

Veterans Day Salute

Colonel (Ret) Thomas Rotondi, Jr.

November 10, 2017, 7:30pm

Veteran's Day Salute

Friday, November 10, 2017

7:30 p.m.

Kirkland Fine Arts Center

Free and open to the public.

Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble and guest conductor, Colonel (Ret) Thomas Rotondi, Jr., Former Leader and Commander, The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, Washington, DC.

Masterworks IV

February 3, 2018, 7:30pm


MASTERWORKS IV – CREATIVE & INNOVATIVE: YOUNG ARTISTS DEBUT!

SAT FEB 3, 2018, 7:30pm | KIRKLAND FINE ARTS CENTER

Tickets: $10, $15, $20

Mozart: Turkish March, from Piano Sonata in A major, K.331

TBA Concerto and Aria Competition Winners

Mozart: Symphony No. 41, K.551, C major (Jupiter)

Masterworks V

Masterworks V

March 3, 2018, 7:30pm

 

MASTERWORKS V – ODE TO JOY: BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9

SAT MAR 3, 2018, 7:30pm | KIRKLAND FINE ARTS CENTER

Tickets: $10, $15, $20

Millikin Union of Choirs
Guy Forbes, Beth Holmes, Brad Holmes, directors

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, Op. 21

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Op. 125

Particle II for solo Cello and Wind Ensemble (2016)

Amy Catron

March 4, 2018, 4:00pm

World Premiere

“Particle II for solo Cello and Wind Ensemble (2016)”

Sunday, March 4, 2018

4 p.m.

Kirkland Fine Arts Center

Free and open to the public.

by Robert Chumbley

Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Amy Catron, faculty cellist

Student Solo Competition Concert

April 27, 2018, 7:30pm

Student Solo Competition Concert

Friday, April 27, 2018 

7:30 p.m.

Kirkland Fine Arts Center

Free and open to the public.

Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble with Student Soloists and the Monticello High School Band, conducted by Alison Allender

This annual concert features Millikin student solo competition winners performing as soloists with the Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble.