Interlochen Public Radio remembers Elnora Milliken

Jan 24, 2019

Elnora Milliken with members the Traverse Symphony Orchestra.
Credit Photo courtesy Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Elnora Milliken, founder of the Traverse Symphony Orchestra and lifelong friend and supporter of the arts, passed away recently. A talented musician and dedicated philanthropist, Elnora was a driving force for the arts in Northern Michigan.

In 2005, Elnora appeared on an episode of IPR's "Island Cabin Discs." In the clip below, she talks about becoming a violin teacher, meeting her husband John and forming the Traverse Symphony Orchestra.