The School of Music presents live webcasts of many of its large ensemble concerts and other select recitals. View the upcoming schedule of live streaming concerts.

Upcoming Events
12 p.m.
Violinist Joel SmirnoffViolinist, conductor, and eminent pedagogue, Joel Smirnoff is a former member of the Juilliard String Quartet, served as president of the Cleveland Institute of Music, and is currently on faculty at The Juilliard School. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Violinist Joel SmirnoffViolinist Joel Smirnoff is a former member of the Juilliard String Quartet and is currently on faculty at The Juilliard School. Performing with Ball State string faculty members, program to include works by Joel Smirnoff, Franz Schubert, and Franz Joseph Haydn. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The outside of Sursa Performance Hall at sunsetThe EM concert series is a showcase for compositions of electronic and digital media. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public. *Please note: this concert was rescheduled to this date from February 12.
9 a.m.
pianist Kevin AyeshDr. Ayesh has been the head of the Music Department at Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock, North Carolina since 1992. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
pianist Kevin AyeshKevin Ayesh has performed throughout the United States. As a North Carolina Visiting Artist for four years, he appeared before thousands across that state, performing as many as 75 recitals in a season. Program to include works by Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
a male vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Chamber Choir and Concert Choir will present repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
3 p.m.
Hahn Recital Hall with pianoDr. Rhinehart is assistant professor of music theory at Ball State University. Program to include selections by Rodgers and Hart, Fats Waller, Lennon/McCartney, and a self-composed work. Dr. Rhinehart will also include several requested songs from the audience. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
tubist Chris DickeyDr. Dickey has earned a reputation as a performer, teacher, and adjudicator throughout the United States, South America, and Asia. Currently, he is an associate professor of music at Washington State University. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
tubist Chris DickeyChris Dickey enjoys an active career as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. Program to include works by Rodney Newton, Zachery Meier, Vartan Adjemian, Ethel Smyth, Anne McGinty, and James Stabile. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Antonín Dvořák. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageThe Symphony Band is under the direction of Caroline Hand, associate director of bands, and the Campus Band is conducted by graduate and doctoral student conductors. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Jazz pianist performing on stageHigh School jazz bands from around the region come to the Ball State University campus for a day of jazz competitions and clinics. The daytime portion of the festival is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
jazz trumpeter Ingrid JensenUnder the direction of Mark Buselli, this concert features the Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble with featured guest trumpeter Ingrid Jensen. Winners of the 47th Annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival will also perform at the beginning of the concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Village Trio is comprised of flutist Rebecca Johnson, oboist Elizabeth Sullivan, and pianist Cara Chowning. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
the American Horn QuartetCalled "the finest brass chamber ensemble in the world" (American Record Guide), quartet members Kerry Turner, Kristina Mascher-Turner, Geoffrey Winter, and Denise Tryon will lead a master class. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
the American Horn QuartetAfter a hiatus of four years, the American Horn Quartet is happy to revive its decades-long tradition of captivating audiences worldwide with inspired, energetic performances, delivered with the highest technical precision and musical maturity. Program to include music by W. A. Mozart, J. S. Bach, Kerry Turner, Eric Ewazen, Samuel Scheidt, and George Gershwin. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The outside of Sursa Performance Hall at sunsetA conference celebrating the diverse contributions made by women in music. It will feature papers, lecture-recitals, and performances pertaining to all aspects of women in music from performers to composers to entrepreneurs. Paid registration is required for the full conference with evening concerts that are free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The outside of Sursa Performance Hall at sunsetA conference celebrating the diverse contributions made by women in music. It will feature papers, lecture-recitals, and performances pertaining to all aspects of women in music from performers to composers to entrepreneurs. Paid registration is required for the full conference with evening concerts that are free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The outside of Sursa Performance Hall at sunsetA conference celebrating the diverse contributions made by women in music. It will feature papers, lecture-recitals, and performances pertaining to all aspects of women in music from performers to composers to entrepreneurs. Paid registration is required for the full conference with evening concerts that are free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A hornist performing on stageThis concert will feature Ball State's Deaf Cat Quartet and the Robert E. Marsh Horn Ensemble. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
a vocal soloist with conductor in backgroundDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste will lead the BSSO in a program to include Beethoven's Symphony No. 1, Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1 (featuring this year's Graduate Concerto Competition winner), and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
The Music Instruction Building at nightThis event features creative and innovative musical compositions written by undergraduate and graduate Ball State University composers. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
a percussionist performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. The concert will feature guest soloist Joseph Alessi, principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic and faculty member at The Juilliard School. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
8:30 a.m.
trombonist Joseph AlessiJoin trombone professor Chris Van Hof and guest artist Joseph Alessi for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Alessi is an internationally-renown soloist, principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic, and on faculty at The Juilliard School. Paid registration is required.
3 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Kathleen Maurer, associate professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Lawrence BrownleeLawrence Brownlee is one of the great voices of our time. Captivating audiences and critics around the world, he is a fixture at leading international opera houses and major orchestra halls. Performing with pianist Myra Huang, program to include a pairing of Schumann’s "Dichterliebe" and Tyshawn Sorey’s "Cycles of My Being," a song cycle that centers on what it means to be an African American man living in America today. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office as part of the Arts Alive! Concert Series.
10 a.m.
Tenor Lawrence BrownleeArts Alive! Concert Series guest Lawrence Brownlee will lead a master class where he will coach several Ball State vocalists. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Choral musicians performing on stageAs part of Ball State Women's Week 2020, this concert features female vocal soloists and choral ensembles including the Ball State Women's Chorus. Guests include the Franklin Community High School Bella Voce and guest conductor Charlotte Botha. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of organ professor Stephen Price. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First SymphonyThe festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composer is Stephen Hartke. All concerts are free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First SymphonyThe festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composer is Stephen Hartke. All concerts are free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First SymphonyThe festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composer is Stephen Hartke. All concerts are free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
The Harp Ensemble performing on stageThe Harp Ensemble is under the direction of Elizabeth Richter, professor of harp. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Lori Rhoden, professor of music performance. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingCelebrate 56 fabulous years of the Ball State University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingCelebrate 56 fabulous years of the Ball State University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
3 p.m.
a male vocalist performingThe Ball State choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
an opera singer performingThe Ball State Opera Theatre season ends with an enchanted performance of "Cendrillon," Massenet’s glittering operatic adaptation of the Cinderella story. The opera is a 19th-century take on the beloved subject that features a lushly beautiful score and a romantic fairy tale plot. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
3 p.m.
an opera singer performingThe Ball State Opera Theatre season ends with an enchanted performance of "Cendrillon," Massenet’s glittering operatic adaptation of the Cinderella story. The opera is a 19th-century take on the beloved subject that features a lushly beautiful score and a romantic fairy tale plot. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageThe Symphony Band is under the direction of Caroline Hand, associate director of bands, and the Campus Band is conducted by graduate and doctoral student conductors. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageUnder the direction of Mark Buselli and Freddie Mendoza, the Ball State Jazz Ensembles have performed around the world. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions for big band. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
two clarinetists performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
a female vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Chamber Choir and Concert Choir will present a Beethoven Anniversary Concert with the Ball State Symphony Orchestra. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.