Millikin University School of Music Preparatory Department offering online summer music camps

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[June 25, 2020] 

The Millikin University School of Music Preparatory Department has announced a series of online programs for students who want to learn more about music and music making with guidance from experienced teachers and musicians. Programs will all be delivered through Zoom video conferencing software and Google Classroom. Millikin's 2020 online summer music camps will be held June 29 July 31.

Each course will include a daily one hour Zoom meeting with opportunities and resources provided to learn about various ways to make music and bring each student's creative vision to life. All courses will be taught by Millikin faculty with years of experience making, studying and teaching music.

Also available this summer is a series of free workshops for young rock and pop musicians through Rock University: Millikin and First Gig Rock and Roll Camps.

These workshops will be offered to any interested students on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 6:30 p.m. through Zoom. The workshops will include sessions on marketing, arranging gigs, recording demos, setting up equipment, listening sessions and much more. The workshops will be led by faculty from the Rock University: Millikin and First Gig Rock and Roll Camps as well as experienced industry professionals.

Millikin's online summer music camp schedule is as follows:

Digital Music Making Basics
June 29-July 10
Monday Friday at 1 p.m.
Instructor: Dr. Steve Weimer
Cost: $100

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Nuts and Bolts Music Theory 1
June 29 July 10
Monday Friday at 11 a.m.
Instructors: Amy Catron and Dr. Samuel Gingher
Cost: $100

Music Alive!
July 13-24
Monday - Friday at 1 p.m.
Instructor: Kaream Williams
Cost: $100



Nuts and Bolts Music Theory 2
July 13-24
Monday Friday at 11 a.m.
Instructors: Professor Amy Catron and Dr. Samuel Gingher
Cost: $100

Jazz Piano
July 27-31
Monday Friday at 11 a.m.
Instructor: Dr. Samuel Gingher
Cost: $75

Songwriting
July 27-31
Monday Friday at 1 p.m.
Instructor: Dr. Samuel Gingher
Cost: $75

For more details about the Rock U/First Gig Summer Series visit millikin.edu/rock-u. For more information about Millikin University's online summer music camp schedule email preparatory@millikin.edu, call 217.425.4698 or visit millikin.edu/musiccamps.

[Millikin University Director of Media Relations and Publications Dane Lisser]

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