2018 Summer Music Camps

Registration for the 2018 Summer Camps 

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Orff the Record

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Students will explore the art of composition and improvisation using traditional classroom instruments, such as xylophones, drums, and bells.  Students will work cooperatively and individually to create their own composition inspired by literature and storytelling, in addition to learning several jazz arrangements to play on xylophones etc.

  • When: June 18-22, 2018
  • Where: Perkinson Music Center (Millikin's Music Building, located at the corner of Main and Fairview)
  • Time: 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
  • Who (Ages): students entering grades K-6
  • Cost: $85.00 (t-shirt, snack, and program CD are provided)
  • Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018 
  • ​Instructors: Professor Melissa Miller and MU student Alyssa Weichel

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Piano Camp​Millikin University Piano Camp

Over the course of 6 days, students will have the opportunity to receive private lessons from our distinguished piano faculty, to participate in technique-sessions and to explore the music of Beethoven.  All participating students are eligible to win Millikin University Music Scholarships (up to $2,000): winners will be announced at the final recital.

  • When: July 8-14, 2018
  • Where: Perkinson Music Center (Millikin's Music Building, located at the corner of Main and Fairview)
  • Time: 8a.m.-9:00p.m.
  • Who (Ages): 15-18 year olds
  • Cost: $410/commuter; $560/resident
  • Registration Deadline: June 22, 2018
  • ​Instructors: Dr. Silvan Negrutiu & Dr. Chung-Ha Kim

Register for Millikin University Piano Camp electronically

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First Gig Rock Camp!First Gig

  • When: July 23-27, 2018
  • Where: Perkinson Music Center
  • Time: 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.


Register through the Decatur Park District


Greater Decatur Youth Band

Conducted by our very own Dr. Neal Smith, Coordinator of Instrumental Music Education.

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