2017 Summer Music Camps

Call (217) 425.4698 for more information or email preparatory@millikin.edu with questions.

To Register go to shop.millikin.edu and click on Millikin Prep Department

Camp:  Summer Sings “PEACE”

Who:  entering K-8 in Fall of 2017
What: Come and be a part of the groovy scene!  Learn dance, drumming, and technology in a setting that is just brimming with PEACE!  Rock on and join us!
When: June 5-9, 9am-noon
Where: Perkinson Music Center
Cost: 80.00, T-shirt and snack included
Instructor: Millikin Children’s Choir Staff

Registration Deadline is June 1, 2017

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Camp:  Preschool Arts Adventure: FULL

Who:  Preschoolers 3-5, must be potty-trained
What: Sing, dance, play, create at this interactive camp.  Daily activities will integrate music, visual art, dance, and drama.  Join the fun!
When: June 5-9, 9:10-11:50
Where: Perkinson Music Center Room 105
Cost: 80.00, T-shirt, snack, and program CD is included
Instructor: Melissa Miller

Camp:  Music Alive

Who:  entering grades 5-9
What: Explore your musical creativity through the use of cutting edge media technology.  Students will create, record, and present music using music production software such as GarageBand, Finale, and Ableton Live and devices such as synthesizers, mixers, and DJ equipment.  T-shirt and daily snack included.
When: June 12-16, 1-5pm
Where: Perkinson Music Center
Cost: 100.00, T-shirt, snack, and program CD is included
Instructor: Neal Smith
Registration Deadline is June 1, 2017

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Camp:  Orff the Record

Who:  entering grades K-6
What: Students will explore the art of composition and improvisation using traditional classroom instruments, such as xylophones, drums, and bells.  Students will work cooperatively to create their own compositions inspired by literature in addition to learning several jazz arrangements.  
When: June 19-23, 9am-noon
Where: Perkinson Music Center
Cost: $80.00, T-shirt, snack, and program CD is included
Instructor: Melissa Miller

Registration Deadline is June 1, 2017

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Camp:  The Guitar Experience

Who:  Beginners of all ages (8+) and Intermediate players
What: Group instruction in a fun atmosphere.  Must provide your own acoustic guitar or an electric guitar & amp.
When: June 19-23, 6-7pm
Where: Perkinson Music Center
Director: Mark Tonelli
Instructors: Cole Burdick & Zack Ploen
Cost: $40.00

Registration Deadline is June 1, 2017

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Camp:  2017 Millikin University High School Piano Camp

Who:  students entering grades 9-12 with intermediate to advanced piano skills.
What: Over the course of 6 days, students will be able to receive private lessons from our piano faculty, coachings on duet pieces, complete a research project on a contemporary composer, participate in technique-sessions and perform in a formal recital at our all Steinway school. Students will also have the opportunity to win a $1,000 Millikin University Music Scholarship
When: July 9-15, 2017
Where: Perkinson Music Center
Cost: $410 for Commuters/$560 for Residents
Apply: www.millikin.edu/pianocamp (Deadline: June 9, 2017)