Mid-Day MUSIC Mini-Concert at Madden Arts Center

September 03, 2021

These events are presented by Millikin University, hosted by Decatur Area Arts Council.

DAAC is once again collaborating with Millikin University School of Music to present an exciting series of free mid-day musical mini-concerts at the Madden Arts Center in downtown Decatur.

The four Wednesday afternoon Mid-Day MUSIC events at the Madden Arts Center are offered as a preview of the full Faculty Recital Series concerts to be presented in Millikin's Kaeuper Hall on the following Sunday.

Designed to be a mid-day lunch break (12:15-12:45 pm), the event is open free to the public. You're invited to bring a brown bag lunch (or not). Relax and enjoy the music. Chat with the amazing musicians from the MU faculty.

The 2021-22 season will include:

  • "I'm Glad I'm Not a Tenor" - Featuring Troy Castle (baritone) accompanied by Pei-I Wang on piano.
    - DAAC - Wed., Sept 22, 2021 --- Kaeuper Hall - Sun., Sept. 26, 2021
  • "Bach and Friends" - Featuring violinist Ion-Alexandru Malaimare.
    - DAAC - Wed., Oct. 27, 2021 --- Kaeuper Hall - Sun., Oct. 31, 2021

  • "Modern Perspectives in Post-Bop and Hard-Bop" - Featuring a jazz quintet comprised of Millikin Faculty led by David Moore.
    - DAAC - Wed., Feb. 9, 2022 --- Kaeuper Hall - Sun., Feb. 13, 2022

  • "Marimba Spiritual" - Featuring percussionists Jeremy Brunk and Aaron Villareal.
    - DAAC - Wed., March 30, 2022 --- Kaeuper Hall - Sun., April 3, 2022

This program is funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. For more information, contact the Decatur Area Arts Council at 217-423-3189 or arts4all@decaturarts.org.


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