Music is life at Millikin. Our accomplished faculty will show you that dreams and reality aren’t so far apart as they play alongside you, learn with you, and help develop the talent you’ve only begun to tap into!

The mission of the School of Music is to develop the whole musician – artistically, intellectually, technically – through the integration of theory and practice in an environment where students become active learners through their relationships with faculty, who themselves continue to grow as artists, scholars, and teachers.

Music core learning goals

  • Develop musical skills through listening, analysis, playing an instrument, or voice
  • Develop an understanding of music in an historical and cultural context

Each degree program has its own learning goals for the major, too. These goals help us maintain a steadfast commitment to what's important - preparing musicians for lives of distinction and honor.

Studio Pressure Night
Campus | College of Fine Arts | Inclusion & Student Engagement
Millikin songwriters put creations to test
August 25, 2016, 11:15am
There's no doubting the musical talents of students at Millikin University, and the local community has the opportunity to see those talents during the University Center Board's (UCB)...
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Sergey Bogza
College of Fine Arts | Community | Music
Bogza starting strong with Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra
August 12, 2016, 11:15am
Dr. Sergey Bogza is enjoying his time as the newly-appointed music director and conductor of the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (MDSO). Dr. Bogza assumed leadership of the MDSO...
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Millikin Wrestling
Enter, Stage Right
July 25, 2016, 1:15pm
This past February, Millikin University's wrestling program took the concept of hosting a match with a unique twist to a new level. The team took center stage for a dual meet against...
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