Solstice

December 9, 2021, 7:30pm to December 11, 2021, 2:00pm

Virginia Rogers Theatre | $10
Free with Millikin Student ID 

Thursday, December, 9, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.

Friday, December, 10, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, December 11, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. 

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The Light Side of Opera: Scenes from Popular Operettas

December 10, 2021, 7:30pm

Albert Taylor Theatre | Free 

Friday, December 10, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.

Millikin Opera Workshop explores lyrical lightheartedness, romancing, dancing, and the sentimentality of "schmaltz" in their fall scenes program of operetta favorites. 

“Griot”

January 14, 2022, 8:00am to February 25, 2022, 5:00pm

An Exhibition of Mixed Media Paintings by Arlene Crawford

Collegiate Chorale Tour Finale

January 23, 2022, 7:30pm

Central Christian Church | Free-will offering will be taken 

Come celebrate the conclusion of a four-day tour across the region. 

Masterworks III: Pathétique

February 5, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Along with performances by the winners of Millikin's annual Concerto/Aria Competition, the MDSO will present Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 - an epic hero saga with many ups and downs, including the celebrated fanfare and festive third movement. 

Valentine's Gala

February 12, 2022, 6:00pm

Decatur Club | $40 

Jazz Band I and Angel Spiccia return to the Decatur Club for an evening of foot-tapping instrumentals and romantic ballads. Doors open 6p.m.; dinner 6:45p.m.; music begins at 7:30p.m. For tickets/reservations calls 217.429.4200. 

Facing Humanity: Masks of History & Culture

February 12, 2022, 7:30pm

Albert Taylor Theatre | Free 

This exciting performance is a celebration of world cultures that allows audiences to experience the art of masked performance at its finest. 

Synergy

February 20, 2022, 4:00pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | Free 

This collaborative concert showcases the distinctiveness of Millikin's interdisciplinary alliances and features performances by the students and faculty across the College of Fine Arts. 

Clue

February 24, 2022, 7:30pm to February 27, 2022, 2:00pm

Virginia Rogers Theatre | $15 
Free with Millikin Student ID

Thursday, February 24, 2022 | 7:30p.m. 

Friday, February 25, 2022 | 7:30p.m.

Saturday, February 26, 2022 | 7:30p.m.

Sunday, February 27, 2022 | 2:00p.m. 

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STOMP

February 26, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $35-$55
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Textile Designs From Around The World

February 28, 2022, 8:00am to April 28, 2022, 5:00pm

The Dr. Rik Golubjatnikov Collection

Masterworks IV: American Soundscapes: Afro-American

March 5, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Experience the power, splendor, and diversity of our nation's art music scene with a concert dedicated to great American composers. Award-winning pianist Clayton Stephenson will join the MDSO to present Concerto in One Movement by Florence Price. 

MSWE IV: Community

March 6, 2022, 4:00pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | Free 

The MSWE and Normal West School Wind Ensemble combine for a powerful program exploring music's ability to transcend differences and unite people in the pursuit of the common good. 

 

Millikin Men Celtic Salute

March 10, 2022, 6:00pm

Concert Location TBD | Free

6 p.m. & 8 p.m.

From ancient chants to pub songs, the Millikin Men will be joined by the University Choir in a rollicking concert of old and new Celtic music. 

Vocal Jazz Showcase

March 25, 2022, 7:00pm

Decatur Brew Works | Free 

Millikin's award-winning vocal jazz ensembles take the stage for their annual spring performance. 

Velocity Irish Dance

March 25, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center  | $15-$35

Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Big Band Jazz Spring Concert

April 1, 2022, 7:30pm

Decatur Club | Free

Millikin's jazz bands are featured in their annual spring performance. Doors open at 6:30p.m. for general seating; concessions will be available.  

Rising Tide: The Crossroads Project

April 1, 2022, 7:30pm

Albert Taylor Theatre | $15-$20 
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Brian Owens

April 2, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25 
Free with Millikin Student ID 

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Romeo & Juliet

April 7, 2022, 7:30pm to April 10, 2022, 2:00pm

Virginia Rogers Theatre | $15 
Free with Millikin Student ID 

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 7:30p.m.

Friday, April 8. 2022 | 7:30p.m.

Saturday, April 9, 2022 | 7:30p.m.

Sunday, April 10, 2022 | 2:00p.m.

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Masterworks V: Choral Portraits

April 9, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | $15-$25 
Free with Millikin Student ID

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The Millikin Union of Choirs join the MDSO to conclude their season with Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms and a performance of Ravel's impressionistic masterpiece, "Daphnis and Chloe". 

Spring Guitar Ensemble Performance

April 13, 2022, 7:30pm

Kaeuper Hall | Free 

The Guitar Ensemble concerts showcase Millikin's outstanding Electric and Classical Guitar ensembles in exciting programs featuring traditional and contemporary arrangements ranging from Baroque to jazz to rock. 

Hollis Prize

April 23, 2022, 7:30pm

Kaeuper Hall | Free 

The Hollis Prize commemorates its 20th anniversary with a gala event featuring competition performances from three student finalists that celebrate the conclusion of the Kaeuper Hall renovation "Kickstart Challenge".  

 

Premieres

April 24, 2022, 4:00pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | Free 

This program showcases the depth and breadth of contemporary percussion chamber music by featuring the genre's leading composers. 

MSWE V: Our Planet

April 29, 2022, 7:30pm

Kirkland Fine Arts Center | Free

We are privileged to exist on the only planet in the universe known to sustain life. This free concert celebrates Earth and its natural beauty while reminding us of our responsibility to care for it. 

 

Mothers & Mentors Concert

May 1, 2022, 2:00pm

Central Christian Church | Free 

The Millikin Women's choir is joined by family and community members who have had a lasting influence on their lives forthis final concert of the season. 

Spring Sing

May 1, 2022, 6:00pm

Central Christian Church | Free 

The final concert of the year will feature lighter fare performed by the Millikin Men, Collegiate Chorale and University Choir. 

Annual Student Art Show

May 2, 2022, 8:00am to May 13, 2022, 5:00pm

 

Violet

May 5, 2022, 7:30pm to May 8, 2022, 2:00pm

Virginia Rogers Theatre | $20 
Free with Millikin Student ID 

Thursday, May 5, 2022 | 7:30p.m.

Friday, May 6, 2022 | 7:30p.m.

Saturday, May 7, 2022 | 7:30p.m.

Sunday, May 8, 2022 | 2:00p.m.

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Jazz Bash

May 14, 2022, 2:00pm

Location TBA | FREE

Millikin jazz and commercial groups gather for one final performance featuring combos, vocal jazz, big bands, Electric Guitar Ensemble and Latin Jazz Project.