October 27, 2018, 7:30pm
As part of his Fall 2018 world tour, John O'Conor will perform on the new Concert Steinway D at Kirkland Auditorium on Saturday, October 27 at 7:30pm. The dazzling recital program includes works by Haydn, Schubert, Field, and Beethoven's beloved Moonlight Sonata. An evening not to be missed!
November 9, 2018, 7:30pm to November 11, 2018, 2:00pm
After witnessing a violent crime, night club singer Deloris Van Cartier, takes refuge in a Philadelphia convent where she awaits a date in court to testify against the perpetrators. Her values, however, are put to the test when a group of Carmelite nuns unwittingly make their way into her heart and enlighten her on the power of faith and sisterhood.
December 8, 2018, 7:30pm
Celebrate the sounds of the season during the 11th anniversary of Holiday Jazz! The Millikin University Jazz Sextet features School of Music faculty Dave Burdick, Brian Justison, Chris Nolte, Perry Rask, Randy Reyman, and Steve Widenhofer returning once again to get you in the Holiday spirit with their jazzy swing on Holiday classics. Upbeat and soothing favorites are sure to make everyone in the family tap their toes and sing along.
Featuring vocal Jazz great and Millikin alum Angel Spiccia https://www.angelspiccia.com/, it will be a night to remember!
February 9, 2019, 7:30pm
The Langston Hughes Project features Hughes’ homage through music and verse to the struggle for artistic and social freedom of the 1960’s through poetry slam, a live jazz band, and multimedia showcase of the Harlem Renaissance. This is a truly one-of-a-kind event that should not be missed!
April 6, 2019, 7:30pm
The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular has become a cult classic, presenting the music of Pink Floyd like you've never seen it before. Driven by cutting-edge effects, full-color lasers, Hi-Def multi-screen video projection, concert quality sound and lighting effects, your senses are confronted with an array of visual displays, choreographed to the soundtrack of this incredible experience. The Laser Spectacular brings together multiple generations of Pink Floyd fans.
May 11, 2019, 7:30pm
This much beloved animated film is screened as composer Benoit Charest leads Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville in the live performance of his original score for the film, including his academy award nominated best song. In the spirit of the film, Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville transports audiences to the exciting streets of 1920’s Paris and Le Jazz Hot.
Experience the Academy Award nominated French film the Triplets of Belleville as the story is told almost exclusively through visual arts! Rolling Stone called it a “bracing blend of silliness and sophistication,” while Roger Ebert proclaimed, “‘The Triplets of Belleville’ will have you walking out of the theater with a goofy grin on your face, wondering what just happened to you.”