an exterior photo of the Music Building at Mills College.
Mills College Music Department and Center for Contemporary Music Present
Music From Mills Classes, Spring Term

Sunday, April 25 to Saturday, May 8, 2021
Online Events

A clarinet player and keyboardist perform a multimedia piece before a projection screen at a Mills Music Now concert in Oakland, California.
Mills Music Now

From improvisation to world music to experimental sound art, this concert series pushes the boundaries of music as we know it.

An Oakland author speaks to an audience.
We Are the Voices

The We Are the Voices We Have Been Waiting For project connects Mills students with artists to collaborate around art and scholarship.

Portraits of Rod Ferguson, C. Riley Snorton, Channing Gerard Joseph and Juliana Huxtable. CGJ photo by Brandon Joseph.
Trans Studies Speaker Series

A public online forum exploring transgender issues with some of today's leading thinkers, artists, & activists. Hosted by Susan Stryker

Spotlight

Casey Thorne dances outside, feet on bare ground, surrounded by tall grasses and a mountain on the horizon. Dressed in an orange dress, their left knee locks in behind a deeply bent right leg, with their right arm draped long over the left, reaching for the ground. Project Pulse: A Dance Research Experience An article by alumna Casey Thorne '18 investigating the clinical art and science of pulsology through dance.
An array of objects sit on a wooden board: a upside down spiral whisk, a portion of a coffee caen. A green rubber mallet is striking the board near some blue and pink tape. a left hand floats sensitively over the board. Photo still from video. Prototypes II — Fred Frith and Sudhu Tewari A video with retired Professor Fred Frith and current Lisser Workshop Technician Sudhu Tewari demonstrating a variety of built instruments. Presented by the Center for New Music.
Tomeka Reid sits with their cello in a projection of red and white cross hatrches Mills Music Now - Tomeka Reid with Selina Trepp and Adam Vida An online concert broadcast on September 19, 2020. Presented by the Mills College Music Department and the Center for Contemporary Music.
A right foot, in a black leather show steps forward over a blacktop sidewalk, blurred by the speed of walking. Photo by Steed Cowart. Contemporary Performance Ensemble Concert Spring 2020 A ZOOM concert, broadcast on May 6, 2020. Ensemble directed by Steed Cowart.
A cartoon shows three bodies back to the viewer with their hands raised, a standing Uncle Sam gestures to their questions. Design by Trevor Polcyn. 2020: A Few Questions, a radio play. Documentary play written and produced by the Spring 2020 Theatre Production class, directed by Victor Talmadge. Released on June 28, 2020.
The ornate silouette of the air vent in the Mills College Music building, interposed with the title "X Sound 2020" X Sound Festival 2020 Graduating Mills music majors present original compositions and sound art, under the direction of Zeena Parkins.
Fields of colors splash a the frame making triangles and lines of color - descending light blue to cobalt to red amber to green. Adv. Audio Recording Culminating Projects Spring 2020 A collection of music and images created remotely by students at Mills College Center for Contemporary Music. Class taught by Christopher Davidson.
An image of an online instrument built by Mitch Stahlmann, four golden bars are stacked running horizontally on the left side of the frame, an askew blue square overlaps the top two golden bars and a orange ball overlays the bottom two. Seminar in Computer Music Culminating Projects Spring 2020 Digital music from the deepest parts of the web made with black market externals and sounds conjured from the net. Class taught by Kristin Galvin.
Chari is pictured in profile, gazing out of the left frame of the photo. Behind them is a sunset ranging from purple to orange. Signal Flow Festival 2020 Highlights from the March 2020 festival showcasing new works in music and sound art by graduating master’s degree candidates from Mills' Music program.

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