Faith, Arts and Culture
Spring 2014 Schedule of Events


April

April 22, 11 a.m.
Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Memorial Chapel

FREE EVENT

Convo: Senior Sermon Series

April 24, 11 a.m.
Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Memorial Chapel

FREE EVENT

Awards Chapel

April 24, 9 p.m.
SUB7,
McMahan Student Center

FREE EVENT

Jazz Combos Concert

The Milligan College Jazz Combos will present a spring concert. Arrangements emphasizing small ensemble playing and improvisation will be featured in the jazz styles of Latin, swing, and rock.

April 25, 1:30-3 p.m.
Walker Auditorium, Seeger Memorial Chapel

FREE EVENT

Broadway performer J. Mark McVey presents a mini-master class

J. Mark McVey, cast in the iconic role of Jean Valjean for more than 3,000 performances of Broadway's "Les Miserables," will offer a mini-master class and informational session.

During his session, McVey will talk about the business, host a question and answer session and finally critique students.

April 25, 7:30 p.m.
Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Memorial Chapel

FREE EVENT

Choral Concert Extravaganza!

All of Milligan’s choral ensembles come together for an evening of choral music to include a variety of styles that will ensure something for everyone. Performing will be the Women’s Chorale and Concert Choir, joined by the a cappella groups Heritage and Heard Mentality. Selections will include traditional sacred and secular choral pieces, gospel, vocal jazz, be-bop and barbershop. Bring the whole family to this wonderful event.

April 27, 2-4 p.m.
Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall

FREE EVENT

Opening Reception: Juried Art Exhibition

The 19th Annual Milligan College Juried Art Exhibition showcases the top Milligan student art projects. It remains open through May 2.

April 28, 7:30 p.m.
Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Memorial Chapel

FREE EVENT

Jazz Ensemble Concert

The Milligan College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Rick Simerly, associate professor of music, will present “A Tribute to Maynard Ferguson” featuring Nashville recording artist and Maynard Ferguson band alumnus, Steve Patrick. Steve is the top call trumpet player in Nashville with more than 4,000 recordings to his credit. The high notes will sizzle as Patrick recreates the role of trumpet legend Maynard Ferguson for a program of the jazz icon’s music.

April 29 & 30, May 1,
6 p.m.
McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts

FREE EVENT

27th Annual Festival of One Act Plays

Once again ambitious theatre students direct a series of one act plays for the public. The tradition continues to unfold as these blossoming young directors share their creative efforts with the capacity-filling audiences who annually attend the festival. Be sure to come early!

May

May 2, 6 p.m.
McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts

FREE EVENT

14th Annual Short Film Festival

The final event of a week highlighting the dramatic arts at Milligan, the festival will feature short films written, performed, and directed by Milligan students. 

Summer Programs

Milligan hosts a variety of conferences, camps and more during the summer months. Visit www.milligan.edu/summerprograms for a full listing.
July 13-18
Milligan College
MILLIGAN SUMMER ARTS ACADEMY
For High School-age Students

Explore the world of digital media, music, or theatre. Also, students are eligible for 1 credit hour of dual enrollment credit at no additional cost.
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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.