Founded on a rich musical heritage and maintained by an outstanding and supportive music faculty, the music program at Milligan seeks to produce life-long learners and lovers of music, as well as accomplished performers and avid music consumers.
Music students perform and tour with numerous ensembles, orchestras, bands, and choirs. They tour the U.S., opening jazz festivals, presenting world premieres, performing with internationally renowned composers and musicians with regional symphonies, and studying at the Contemporary Music Center in Nashville.
Students can pursue music in a variety of degree programs including music education, performance, jazz studies, music business, and music ministry. Milligan students in other majors can also elect music courses to enrich their liberal arts education and participate in the many vocal and instrumental ensembles offered.
Milligan music graduates teach at all levels of music education, serve in music ministry positions, conduct professional music organizations, teach studio music, and perform professionally. Graduates of the music area have pursued further music studies at institutions throughout the United States and abroad.