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The Music Industry Studies Department at Millikin University is offering a music recording summer camp!! SIXTEEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with Millikin’s Audio faculty and Music Industry Studies students in an immersive and hands-on studio experience! This camp will coincide with First Gig’s music camp that is taking place the same week.

Are you ready to Rock n’ Roll?! SAVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!


When: Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Where: Millitrax Studios, Perkinson Music Center, Millikin University

How to Sign Up: Fill out the questions under the RSVP Tab below by July 1, 2019!

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Cost: $150 per camper for the week

Minimum of $75 deposit due by July 1 with RSVP, remainder due July 19!

  • Lunch included in the cost!
  • Students can go back home at 5pm!
  • Need-based scholarships are available!
  • Slots are limited! Register early!!

The week will include:

  • Learning the history of recording Popular Music!
  • Practicing with digital audio workstations, specifically Pro Tools (Industry-Standard!)
  • Mixing recorded tracks!
  • Understanding microphone theory, selection, and placement!
  • Operating our brand new, state-of-the-art Neve 5088 console!
  • Studio setup and tracking sessions with live rock bands!

Campers interested in live sound can help First Gig’s crew with load-in for the

ROCK CONCERT on Saturday, July 27th!


Payment and form information must be received for official reservation!

Contact information: Marielle Tepe, College of Fine Arts Recruiter

Email: mtepe@millikin.edu   Office phone: 217-424-6321

Event Date

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 9:30pm