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
5:30 p.m.
Community Arts ExpoExperiencing creative expression enriches our lives and community by empowering each to share their voice and enabling us to experience the voice of others. Come see all our hometown has to offer in the fine/performing arts and creative expression at John R. Emens College-Community Auditorium. The event will feature many exhibitors, an assortment of live music, and light refreshments. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Director of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting all-student ensemble in a program to include William Perry's Trumpet Concerto with Assistant Professor of Trumpet Stephen Campbell as soloist, and Gustav Holst's The Planets. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Celebrate Family Weekend with a sampling of the School of Music's exceptional wind, orchestral, jazz, chamber, and choral ensembles. General Admission is $20, and all proceeds benefit School of Music student scholarships! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
5:30 p.m.
The School of Music voice faculty present a recital featuring a wide range of solo and chamber music repertoire. All proceeds benefit the 13th Annual Vocal Competition to be held Spring 2019 in Sursa Hall. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Under 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 will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Caroline Hand and Stuart Ivey will conduct works by Leonard Bernstein, Vincent Persichetti, Gordon Jacob, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Charles Ives, Zo Elliott, and Viet Cuong. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7 p.m.
Wynton Marsalis playing trumpetNow in its 15th season, the Arts Alive! Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. This Ball State Centennial event is comprised of two separate 75-minute performances. Series subscriptions available starting August 2 and individual tickets on sale starting August 21 through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 p.m.
Wynton Marsalis playing trumpetNow in its 15th season, the Arts Alive! Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. This Ball State Centennial event is comprised of two separate 75-minute performances. Series subscriptions available starting August 2 and individual tickets on sale starting August 21 through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
3 p.m.
The 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 starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Caroline Hand and Stuart Ivey will conduct works by Jennifer Higdon, Roshanne Etezady, Gustav Holst, Vincent Persichetti, Karel Husa, Donald Grantham, and Michael Daugherty. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Now in its 55th season, the Ball State University Singers have been entertaining audiences young and old through its songs of faith, hope, laughter and love. The ensemble kicks off the season with its annual Fall Cabaret, an evening of family fun and entertainment with tunes you’ll be whistling all your way home. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Director of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting all-student ensemble in a program to include works by Libby Larson, Henri Tomasi, Sergei Prokofiev, and Leonard Bernstein. Assistant Professor of Trombone Chris Van Hof joins as soloist. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Under 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 will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
The 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 starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Roman Kosyakov performing on pianoNow in its 15th season, the Arts Alive! Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists. Winner of the 14th Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition (2018), Roman Kosyakov is regularly invited to give concerts throughout Europe, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Ball State is thrilled to present Mr. Kosyakov in recital as part of our ongoing partnership with the Hastings Competition. Series subscriptions available starting August 2 and individual tickets on sale starting August 21 through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
One of the world’s most famous children’s stories gets a beautiful operatic treatment. Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel" combines lots of whimsy and fun with lessons about faith and the importance of family. And it is a great opportunity for children to see opera for the first time! The performance in English will include full sets, costumes, and chamber orchestra featuring our incredible Ball State Opera Theatre students under the stage direction of Jon Truitt. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
2 p.m.
One of the world’s most famous children’s stories gets a beautiful operatic treatment. Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel" combines lots of whimsy and fun with lessons about faith and the importance of family. And it is a great opportunity for children to see opera for the first time! The performance in English will include full sets, costumes, and chamber orchestra featuring our incredible Ball State Opera Theatre students under the stage direction of Jon Truitt. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Ralston C. “Morgy” Craig, was an outstanding solo saxophonist who worked on a variety of projects with the Ball State band program in the 1950s and 1960s. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions for big band at this annual concert. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Caroline Hand and Stuart Ivey with guest conductor Isaiah Odajima will present works by Carter Pann, Julie Giroux, Darius Milhaud, and more to be announced. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
The Campus Band and Campus Orchestra, two all-student ensembles, are led by doctoral and graduate student conductors. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
3 p.m.
Ball State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
6 p.m.
Ball State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Led by Director of Bands Thomas Caneva, Ball State's top concert band will present a concert featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Now in its 55th season, the Ball State University Singers have been entertaining audiences through its songs of faith, hope, laughter and love. The ensemble warms up the month of January with its annual Winter Cabaret. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Come support the Ball State Opera Theatre at their third annual Gala event! The evening will feature several prominent opera theatre students as well as voice faculty from the School of Music. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
In memory of School of Music alumnus Uttamlal “Tom” Shah, who was killed in a U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya in 1998. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions for big band at this annual concert. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
The Berlin Philharmonic Wind QuintetNow in its 15th season, the Arts Alive! Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists. This critically-acclaimed quintet makes its third appearance in the Arts Alive! Concert Series on its final United States tour. The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet will present an exciting program of music by Taffanel, Ligeti, Tomasi, and Nielsen. Series subscriptions available starting August 2 and individual tickets on sale starting August 21 through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Under 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 will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
The 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 starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Director of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Program information to be announced. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Graduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Under the direction of Mark Buselli, this concert features the Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble with guest trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg. Winners of the 46th Annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival will also perform at the beginning of the concert. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Under 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 will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
From the opening sounds of the opera's famous overture, the audience knows they are in for a special theatrical experience. An incredible mash-up of the supernatural, comedy, and drama, Mozart’s "Don Giovanni" is a true operatic masterpiece that must be seen in person to be truly experienced. The opera will be presented in Italian with projected English titles. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
2 p.m.
From the opening sounds of the opera's famous overture, the audience knows they are in for a special theatrical experience. An incredible mash-up of the supernatural, comedy, and drama, Mozart’s "Don Giovanni" is a true operatic masterpiece that must be seen in person to be truly experienced. The opera will be presented in Italian with projected English titles. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Celebrate 55 fabulous years of the 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 starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Celebrate 55 fabulous years of the 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 starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Associate Director of Bands Caroline Hand presents a concert featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets through Emens Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The School of Music presents a concert in Sursa Performance Hall as a preview to its April 14 debut performance at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in Indianapolis. Join us for this special concert featuring the Ball State Wind Ensemble followed by the Ball State Symphony Orchestra and combined Ball State Choirs as they perform Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
3 p.m.
In celebration of Ball State’s Centennial, the School of Music presents its debut concert at the Hilbert Circle Theatre featuring its outstanding students, conductors, soloists, and ensembles. Tickets will be available through the Hilbert Circle Theatre box office on a date to be announced.
7:30 p.m.
Under 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 will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Director of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Program information to be announced. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Graduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods. Tickets will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
7:30 p.m.
Under 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 will be available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office starting August 21.
3 p.m.
The 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 starting August 21.