The Millikin Alumni Association invites you to a complimentary dessert reception on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Studio Gallery at Kirkland Fine Arts Center, prior to the Holiday Jazz performance at 7:30 p.m.
For Holiday Jazz tickets, contact the Kirkland Box Office at 217-424-6318 or order online
To RSVP for the dessert reception, contact Alumni Relations at 217-424-6383 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, December 14, 2011.
Holiday Jazz features the Faculty Jazz Sextet
, which includes Dave Burdick, Brian Justison, Joel Kelsey, Perry Rask, Randy Reyman and Steve Widenhofer.
Special alumni guest vocalists
Brian Owens '01 is a recording artist and member of the 571st Air National Guard Band Sidewinder. He has appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” BET’s “Jazz Discovery” and the Emmy Award-winning, “The Wayne Brady Show,” as well as singing "God Bless America" at the opening game of the 2011 World Series.
Angel Spiccia '03 is a noted Chicago-based professional jazz vocalist. She performs regularly with world-renowned musicians at many of Chicago’s elite jazz venues. Chicago Jazz Magazine says, “...her vocal skills — including voice, timing and phrasing far exceed what could be expected from one so young — allow her to hold audience attention for the duration of her performance.”
The Studio Gallery is in the south wing of Kirkland, off the main lobby (past the washrooms).