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Faith, Arts & Culture Schedule of Events


All events are open to the public and FREE unless otherwise noted.

As part of the educational process at Milligan College, we provide students with a working knowledge of diverse subjects. Milligan does not necessarily endorse all viewpoints presented, but encourages students to think through these issues from a Christian worldview.

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Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm George Walker Auditorium
The Milligan College Arts Council presents Jane Hicks, the Cosmic Possum, in a poetry readin on Tuesday, September 1, at 7 pm in Seeger Memorial Chapel Walker Auditorium. She is a teacher, poet, and fiber[...]
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Seeger Chapel, Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Milligan vocal performance major Laura Mixon presents a senior voice recital featuring works by Bernstein, Debussy, Schubert, Strauss and others and portraying a delightful range of characters from a crazed diva to a love-sick young[...]
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Seeger Chapel
The fourth annual workshop for music educators will feature guest clinician Dr. Maribeth Yoder-White, President of the Southern Division of NAfME and other experienced and distinguished music teachers including Leanna Baldwin. Session will include: “Choral[...]
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day Seeger Chapel
Registration is free for student of any level, $15 for adults (includes music and Saturday lunch).
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Seeger Chapel, Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Male singers of all ages are invited to a two-day choral festival led by Milligan Professor Noah DeLong along with colleagues from the ETSU choral area. Participants will join a festival chorus to learn and[...]
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Memorial Chapel
In honor of the launch of Milligan’s 150th celebration, the Milligan Music Department will present a short, family-friendly concert that features the folk, bluegrass, and old-time music of the Appalachian region from great songs such[...]
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan College Orxchestra, under the direction of Dr. Kellie Brown, will present a fall concert, “Viva Italia!,” highlighting music of the Italian Baroque masters in addition to a vast array of Italian-thmed offerings. Milligan[...]
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Rick Simerly, associate professor of music, will present a fall concert featuring Noel Fridline on piano and vocals. Mr. Freidline is the former house pianist at the Bellagio[...]
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm
The glorious sounds and sights of the season will be a great start to your Christmas festivities as the Milligan Music Department presents its annual Christmas concert. The performance will feature choirs, orchestra, brass choir,[...]
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The glorious sounds and sights of the season will be a great start to your Christmas festivities as the Milligan Music Department presents its annual Christmas concert. The performance will feature choirs, orchestra, brass choir,[...]
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
In celebration of Milligan College’s 150th anniversary, the Symphony will feature the Milligan Orchestra and Milligan Concert Choir. The concert repertoire will include Mozart’s “Overture to Marriage of Figaro,” Haydn’s “Te Deum for Maria Theresa,”[...]
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm George Walker Auditorium
In a festive candlelit atmosphere, this cabaret-style event will feature vocal and instrumental music in the Valentine theme of love and romance combined with a delicious dessert buffet. Tickets for table seating are $15 each.[...]
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
In honor of Milligan’s sesquicentennial, internationally-renown guitar virtuosi Dr. Douglas James and Pasquale Rucco will present a recital of music from the period of Milligan’s founding. These performers first met and became friends at guitar[...]
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan College Concert Choir and Orchestra, with special guests The Civic Chorale and the East Tennessee Children’s Choir, present a moving setting of the Stabat Mater by contemporary British composer Cecilia McDowall. This powerful[...]
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm George Walker Auditorium
In the debut of her one-woman show, Milligan senior Laura Mixon will be portraying musical characters of all ages, from a precocious four-year-old to a wizened crone. Come enjoy an evening full of laughter and[...]
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan Orchestra, directed by Professor of Music Dr. Kellie Brown, will conclude its season with a spring concert celebrating the sounds and colors of music from around the world, including Japan, Egypt, and France.[...]
Apr 21 @ 9:00 pm SUB7
The Milligan Jazz Combo will present a spring concert highlighting songs especially selected for the sesquicentennial celebration. These songs will feature improvisational stylings of each combo member in the unique atmosphere of Sub7.
Apr 22 @ 2:33 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
The Milligan Concert Choir and Women’s Chorale, under the direction of Noah DeLong and Anne Elliott, will share the stage to present a special sesquicentennial event. This concert will feature a diverse array of sacred[...]
Apr 25 @ 2:37 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
April is “Jazz Appreciation Month” and the Milligan Jazz Ensemble will celebrate with a spring concert. The event will feature a very special guest artist to be announced. Come join the ensemble for an evening[...]
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre
As Milligan looks back on its long history, the college’s a cappella groups will take listeners on a nostalgic journey of popular songs from decades past. The concert will feature performances by Heard Mentality, the[...]

The Milligan College Arts Council is dedicated to providing quality arts programming for the Milligan community and the region, supporting the liberal arts curriculum of the college, and encouraging others to enrich their lives through the arts.