School of Music Hosts Guest Recital with Carren Moham
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. –– The School of Music will host Professor of Music Emeritus Carren
Moham for a guest recital on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at 3 p.m. in Presser Hall’s Westbrook
Auditorium. This event, held during Homecoming, is free and open to the public.
Moham, who taught at Illinois Wesleyan University from 1998-2014, now serves as Associate
Academic Dean of Hesston College. She will be performing vocals alongside Director
of the Piano Prep Program and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Erin Mulliken ’90
Moham received a music education bachelor’s degree from Northeastern State University
and a master's in vocal performance from the University of Oklahoma. She went on to
receive a Ph.D. in musical arts in vocal pedagogy and black music history from The
Ohio State University.
Mulliken graduated from Illinois Wesleyan in 1990 and went on to earn a master’s degree
in music from Indiana University.
Their performance is titled
Let’s Groove, Again!
It features a wide range of popular jazz, blues and R&B songs. These include
Let’s Groove Tonight
from Earth, Wind and Fire, written by Maurice White and Wayne Vaughn,
by Matt Dennis and Earl Brent,
It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
by Duke Ellington, Harry James and Irving Mills,
by Ted Koehler and Harold Arlen,
God Bless the Child
by Arthur Herzog and Billie Holiday,
St. Louis Blues
by W.C. Handy,
Good Mornin’ Blues, Groovin’ on A Sunday Afternoon
from The Young Rascals, written by F. Cavaliere and E. Brigati,
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
from Marvin Gaye, written by N. Whitfield and B. Strong,
I Keep Forgettin’
from The Doobie Brothers, written by McDonald, Sanford, Stoller and Leiber,
Another Part of Me
by Michael Jackson, and
Never Can Say Goodbye
I’ll Be There
from The Jackson 5, written by Clifton Davis and Gordy, Davis, West and Hutch respectively.
For more information on this event and others, please contact the School of Music
at (309) 556-3061.
Megan Baker ’21