A painting of Darius Milhaud depicts the act of conducting, right hand holding the baton and left hand raised in an expressive pinch. The body is painted in black and white in front of a peach field. Artist unknown. From the collection of the Darius Milhaud Society.
Mills College Music Department Presents
Darius Milhaud Concert

Friday, October 2, 2020
8:00 PM PDT
Online Event

A close up from a multi-sensory gradient from a plan for an airport prototype inclusive restroom, with clack and white headshots of architects Joel Sanders and Seb Choe.
Mills College Trans Studies Speaker Series Presents
Stalled! Project, A Conversation between Joel Sanders, Seb Choe and Susan Stryker

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
5:00 PM PDT
Online Event

Pamela Z stands behind a table of computers and sound equipment, their eyes are closed and they body illuminated by red and white light, their hands sensitively raised.
Mills College Music Department and Center for Contemporary Music Present
Pamela Z

Saturday, October 24, 2020
8:00 PM PDT
Online Event

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.

A performing artist speaks before an engaged 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.

Actresses with the Oakland-based Ubuntu Theater Project clutch hands during a performance on stage on the Mills College campus.
Artist in Residence

Now accepting applications for 2021. Mills performing artist residencies support artists who represent the Bay Area’s rich diversity.


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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