Millikin senior from Jacksonville wins top music prize

By Gary Scott on April 6, 2016 at 7:28am

Photo borrowed from Millikin University.

A Jacksonville student has won the top prize for music performance from Millikin University.

Brock Gwaltney was awarded the prize on Sunday following a piano recital. Gwaltney, a senior, performed a variety of musical selections, including from Chopin and Beethoven, according to a story on the Millikin website. He receives a $2-thousand award.

In recognition of his award, Gwaltney will perform a recital this Sunday at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin at 2 p.m.