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
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Trio 826Trio 826 is a string trio dedicated to real connections with classical audiences. Violinist Susanna Klein, violist Julia Bullard, and cellist Hannah Holman will present lectures, master classes, and a recital during their residency. Free and open to the public.
7 p.m.
The University Singers performingThe University Singers, also known as Indiana’s Official Goodwill Ambassadors, will perform by invitation at the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) Professional Development Conference in Fort Wayne. The concert is free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Orchestra musicians on stage performingThe Ball State Symphony Orchestra will perform by invitation at the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) Professional Development Conference in Fort Wayne. The concert is free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
(logo) 5HE - Fifth House EnsembleJoin Fifth House Ensemble for an interactive session on building arts integrated activities in the classroom that fuse arts-based core curricular learning goals and standards. Members of Fifth House will share sample classroom and assembly activities from their work in public schools and social service settings, as well as student outcomes observed through evaluation and research. Learn the basics of arts integration, and practice creating activities that develop cross-disciplinary thinking and support diverse learning styles. This workshop is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
pianist Asaf ZoharAsaf Zohar is one of the most active Israeli pianists and pedagogues. Free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
Composer Austin WintoryGrammy Award nominated composer Austin Wintory made history when his score to the widely acclaimed Sony PlayStation3 title, "Journey," became the first video game score to be Grammy nominated in the Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media category. The soundtrack album to Journey broke the all-time record for highest charting original videogame score on the Billboard Top 200 charts. Come hear Austin speak about his Grammy-nominated score, life as a composer, and his advice for student and amateur composers. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Detra is a doctoral voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
3 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. Dr. Kilburn will be joined by violinist Maya Kilburn to perform works by J.S. Bach, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Claude Debussy, and Franz Waxman. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Austin is a conducting student of Thomas Caneva, director of bands and professor of music. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Ryan Reynolds holding a bassoonRyan Reynolds is the visiting assistant professor of bassoon at Miami University. He is an award-winning chamber musician and has performed with many orchestras throughout the United States. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingLed by Director of Bands Thomas Caneva, Ball State's top concert band will present works by Antonín Dvořák, Gustav Holst, and Percy Grainger. Tickets will be available through the Sursa Hall Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The EM concert series is a showcase for compositions of electronic/digital media and/or live performance. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingNow 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.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesBall State faculty member Yu-Fang Chen and guest artist Mei-Chun Chen present works for violin and viola duo. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Trumpeter Rex RichardsonJoin Assistant Professor of Trumpet Stephen Campbell and guest artist Rex Richardson for two days of workshops, master classes, and performances. Richardson is a preeminent headline artist at international brass and jazz festivals, and is a frequent soloist with a multitude of orchestras, concert bands, brass bands, and jazz ensembles on five continents. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Trumpeter Rex RichardsonJoin Assistant Professor of Trumpet Stephen Campbell and guest artist Rex Richardson for two days of workshops, master classes, and performances. Richardson is a preeminent headline artist at international brass and jazz festivals, and is a frequent soloist with a multitude of orchestras, concert bands, brass bands, and jazz ensembles on five continents. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingCome 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.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageIn 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 available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
Pianist Pei-Chun LiaoPianist Pei-Chun Liao performs internationally as a concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician, and is on faculty at the University of Taipei in Taiwan. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
violin and piano duo Aether EosAether Eos is a contemporary music duo featuring Brooklyn-based violinist/composer Leah Asher and Montreal-based pianist/composer Christopher Goddard. The program will include the premiere of a commissioned work by Ball State composition faculty member Chin Ting Chan. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Pianist Pei-Chun LiaoPianist Pei-Chun Liao performs internationally as a concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician, and is on faculty at the University of Taipei in Taiwan. The first half of the program will feature works for solo piano (TBA), and the second half will include Schumann's Piano Quintet with Ball State string faculty and guests. Free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
The Berlin Philharmonic Wind QuintetMembers of the the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet will coach several Ball State student chamber music groups. Free and open to the public.
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 and individual tickets are available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
5:30 p.m.
This recital has been canceled.
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.
6 p.m.
The Ball State Band Conducting Workshop is designed to provide an opportunity for instrumental music educators and conductors of all levels to improve their conducting skills. Registration is required.
8 a.m.
The Ball State Band Conducting Workshop is designed to provide an opportunity for instrumental music educators and conductors of all levels to improve their conducting skills. Registration is required.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians 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.
12 p.m.
The Ball State Band Conducting Workshop is designed to provide an opportunity for instrumental music educators and conductors of all levels to improve their conducting skills. Registration is required.
4 p.m.
Instructor of Music History Rebecca Burkart will demonstrate the capabilities of two very unique instruments. Presented by the Muncie chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Instructor of Music History Rebecca Burkart presents a recital on harpsichord. Free and open to the public.
5:30 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. The Da Camera Brass Quintet is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State. 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. The Faculty Jazz Combo is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Choir members performing on stageThe 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.
2 p.m.
harpist Mary BircherMary Bircher has performed as principal harpist of the Omaha Symphony and the Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra since 1981. An enthusiastic and respected teacher, Ms. Bircher enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music and Creighton University. Free and open to the public.
5:30 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. Dr. Mantione will perform with pianist James Helton and soprano Kelci Kosin. Free and open to the public.
5:30 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. Prof. Richter will be joined by Mary Bircher, principal harpist of the Omaha Symphony Orchestra. 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. Hornist Gene Berger, violinist Yu-Fang Chen, and pianist James Helton present this collaborative recital in Sursa Hall. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
a bassoon soloist performing with orchestraDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Program information including student soloists to be announced. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageGraduate 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 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.
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.
Trumpeter and vocalist Bria SkonbergUnder 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 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.
The festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composers/performers are NYC-based duo Popebama. All concerts are free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composers/performers are NYC-based duo Popebama. All concerts are free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composers/performers are NYC-based duo Popebama. All concerts are free and open to the public.
3 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.
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.
Guitarist Gabriel BiancoFrench guitarist Gabriel Bianco has won first prize in several international guitar competitions including the 2008 Guitar Foundation of America Competition and has performed in over 30 music festivals around the world. Free and open to the public.
5:30 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. The Ball State Chamber Players consists of many different faculty members from across the School of Music. They offer this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! 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. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Members of the Guitar Ensemble performingThe Guitar Ensemble is directed by Paul Reilly and is a performance opportunity for all School of Music guitarists. This group studies and performs duo, trio, and quartet literature for the classical guitar and other chamber music for the instrument. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Choral musicians performing on stageIn celebration of Women's History Month, this concert features female vocal soloists and choral ensembles including the Ball State Women's Chorus. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Kathleen Maurer, associate professor of voice, and Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
brass musicians 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.
10 a.m.
The Annual Vocal Competition showcases some of the most talented singers in the School of Music, with both undergraduate and graduate divisions. Outside adjudicators come to campus to evaluate student singers who compete for cash prizes. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
This recital will feature the trombone students of Chris Van Hof, assistant professor of music performance (trombone). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingFrom 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.
2 p.m.
Opera singers performingFrom 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.
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. The Musical Arts Woodwind Quintet is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingCelebrate 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.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingCelebrate 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.
7:30 p.m.
A male saxophonist performingAssociate Director of Bands Caroline Hand presents a concert featuring a wide range of band repertoire with the Ball State Symphony Band. The concert will also include the Muncie Central High School band under the direction of John Clark. Tickets available through Emens Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra and Choir performingThe 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.
4 p.m.
An interior photo of the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown IndianapolisIn 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.
Jazz musicians on stage performingUnder 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.
7:30 p.m.
a piano soloist performing with orchestraDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Graduate concerto competition winners Alvise Pascucci (piano) and Joanne King (harp) will be the featured soloists. Full program information to be announced. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageGraduate 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 available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians 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.
3 p.m.
Members of the Statesmen choir performing on stageThe 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.