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  • Welcome to Music & Theatre at Blackburn College!

    Upcoming Band & Choir Concerts

    That Takes Me Back:
    A new variety show celebrating six decades of entertainment
    ThursdaySaturday
    April 20-22, 7:30 p.m.
    Sunday, April 23, 2:00 p.m.
    Bothwell Auditorium

     

    TALENT SCHOLARSHIPS IN MUSIC, MUSICAL THEATRE, AND THEATRE

    We offer a limited number of $1000 Talent Scholarships to incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students. For more information, call 217-854-5704 or email performingarts@blackburn.edu.

    band Fall concert

    STEINWAY SCHOOL

    In 2013 Blackburn earned the prestigious All Steinway designation, signaling Blackburn’s commitment to the highest quality music education. For more information click here.

    BOTHWELL RENOVATION

    The home of the Department of Music & Theater, Bothwell Conservatory has just undergone a 2+ Million dollar renovation! Our multi-use performance space, Bothwell Auditorium, has had the following upgrades:

    • New Movie Projector permanently installed and an extra-large Movie Screen
    • New Lighting system including many LED fixtures and the ETC ION 1000 light board
    • New Sound Equipment including new Speakers and the Yamaha QL5-65 Channel sound board
    • New Assisted Listening devices for patrons
    • New Main Drape, Borders, Legs, and Traveler Curtains
    • New Auditorium Seating with dedicated wheelchair seating space
    • Newly Renovated Bathrooms

    Please visit us for an Upcoming Performance.

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    Click here for our Calendar of Events in Bothwell Auditorium.
    To Purchase Tickets to the Fall Play, the Madrigal Dinner, or the Spring Musical, call 217-854-5704 or email performingarts@blackburn.edu.

    STUDENT JOBS IN MUSIC & THEATRE

    Earn your tuition credit by working in the Music & Theater Department! Over a dozen students work in Music & Theater in the following Jobs:

    • Music Office Assistant (multiple positions)
    • Theatre Stage Manager
    • Lighting and Sound Technicians
    • Theatre Set Construction Technicians
    • Theatre Costume and Props Technicians
    • Theatre Office Assistant
    • Accompanist

    Spring concert

    Professional Employment Opportunities

    The Blackburn College Department of Music & Theater seeks a choral accompanist and adjunct instructors to teach several courses for Fall Semester 2015. For more information click here.

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