Upcoming Events
2 p.m.
Guests Don Wershba and Piers Plaskitt give an in depth look into what makes SSL consoles some of the best in the world. Come and learn why countless hits have been mixed on SSL. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
Saxophonist Jaleel ShawA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Alto and soprano saxophonist Jaleel Shaw has performed and recorded with the likes of Clark Terry, Roy Hargrove, The Mingus Big Band, Christian McBride, Chick Corea, Jason Moran, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Arturo Sandoval, Nicholas Payton, Dave Holland, Jimmy Cobb, the Village Vanguard Orchestra, and the Count Basie Orchestra. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Jaleel ShawA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Alto and soprano saxophonist Jaleel Shaw has performed and recorded with the likes of Clark Terry, Roy Hargrove, The Mingus Big Band, Christian McBride, Chick Corea, Jason Moran, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Arturo Sandoval, Nicholas Payton, Dave Holland, Jimmy Cobb, the Village Vanguard Orchestra, and the Count Basie Orchestra. He will perform a selection of his own works with Ball State jazz faculty members Cassius Goens, Nick Tucker, and Joel Tucker. Free and open to the public.
1 p.m.
Mariachi group Flor de ToloacheLatin Grammy-winner Mariachi Flor de Toloache is New York City's first and only all­-women mariachi group. The members hail from diverse cultural backgrounds such as Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Italy, and the United States; this defines their unique flavor and sound. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Exploring the Center of the Milky WayOur Sun is just one star in a galaxy of at least 100 billion stars. This galaxy, the Milky Way, is shaped like a giant pancake that is more than a 100,000 light years wide. Astronomers have long wondered what the center of our galaxy is like but clouds of interstellar dust block the view in visible light. In recent years the advance of technology has changed all this. Astronomers can now view the galactic center in the infrared and radio wavelengths. These images show the center of the Milky Way is home to some very strange objects including a giant black hole. Join us on a live, guided tour of discovery.
7:30 p.m.
DSBSince 2009, DSB’s high-energy stage production and accurate recreations of Journey classics have made DSB the #1 Journey tribute show in the world. DSB has been highly revered as the “next best thing” to Journey. They have captured the lush and signature sound of renowned vocalist Steve Perry and Journey in their prime. Complete with a band of world-class musicians, DSB remains true to Journey’s musical legacy and delivers the nostalgic concert experience that will keep you believin’!
7:30 p.m.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
7:30 p.m.
Various ensembles performing for the School of Music ShowcaseCelebrate 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.
8 p.m.
Exploring the Center of the Milky WayOur Sun is just one star in a galaxy of at least 100 billion stars. This galaxy, the Milky Way, is shaped like a giant pancake that is more than a 100,000 light years wide. Astronomers have long wondered what the center of our galaxy is like but clouds of interstellar dust block the view in visible light. In recent years the advance of technology has changed all this. Astronomers can now view the galactic center in the infrared and radio wavelengths. These images show the center of the Milky Way is home to some very strange objects including a giant black hole. Join us on a live, guided tour of discovery.
9 a.m.
Double bassist Brian SmithJoin Brian Smith, bassist in the Indianapolis Symphony, and Ball State double bass professor Joel Braun for a day of master classes, a question/answer session, and a recital. Mr. Smith also serves as the bass instructor on the faculties of the University of Indianapolis and Wabash College and maintains an active private studio in Carmel, IN. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
2:30 p.m.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
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. Watanabe will perform works by Joseph Schwantner, Karl Goepfart, Hiroyoshi Suzuki, and Mélanie Bonis with pianists James Helton and Michael Seregow and oboist Lisa Kozenko. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Vocalists performing on stageThe 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.
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. Pianist Lori Rhoden (Ball State professor of music performance) and violinist Gert Kumi present this joint recital with works by Handel, Beethoven, Dvořák, Peci, Bartok, Massenet, and Kreisler. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Trombonist Mark KelloggMark Kellogg is associate professor of trombone, euphonium, and brass chamber music at the Eastman School of Music. A faculty member since 1991, Mr. Kellogg teaches trombone, euphonium, and jazz trombone, and coordinates the brass chamber music program. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Trombonist Mark KelloggMark Kellogg is associate professor of trombone, euphonium, and brass chamber music at the Eastman School of Music. Throughout his career he has embraced a wide variety of performing roles, from jazz soloist to chamber musician to orchestral performer. He will perform with collaborative pianist Priscilla Yuen in a program to include works by Halsey Stevens, Gustav Mahler, Antonín Dvořák, Jacques Ibert, and Paul Hindemith. Free and open to the public.
2 p.m.
Røde MicrophonesRyan White from Røde microphones will present the latest developments from the famed Australian microphone company. This is a great opportunity to learn about microphones, recording techniques, and to see the Ball State Music Media Production studios in action during a recording session. Free and open to the public.
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.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
7:30 p.m.
Encouraged by her teacher, Tillie undertakes a gamma ray experiment with marigolds that wins a prize at her high school. Proud and yet jealous, too filled with her own hurts to accept her daughter's success, Beatrice can only maim when she needs to love and deride when she wants to praise. And yet, as Tillie's experiment proves, something beautiful and full of promise can emerge from even the most barren, afflicted soil.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians 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.
7:30 p.m.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
7:30 p.m.
Encouraged by her teacher, Tillie undertakes a gamma ray experiment with marigolds that wins a prize at her high school. Proud and yet jealous, too filled with her own hurts to accept her daughter's success, Beatrice can only maim when she needs to love and deride when she wants to praise. And yet, as Tillie's experiment proves, something beautiful and full of promise can emerge from even the most barren, afflicted soil.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
Power of Place imageAn exhibition—free and open to the public—examining three key buildings for the teaching of the arts and architecture and their impact on the campus and community.
9 a.m.
Without his Clippings An exhibition—free and open to the public—presenting Edward Gorey's artistic mindset and the visual ecosystem he created.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by animator Federico Cuatlacuatl, the fourth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, September 27th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
7 p.m.
An image of Hanif AbdurraqibPoet, essayist, and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib will speak and read from his work. His books include "They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us" and "The Crown Ain't Worth Much," and his work addresses a range of topics, including the n-word, racial profiling, and contemporary music and sports. The event will be held in TC 121.
7:30 p.m.
Encouraged by her teacher, Tillie undertakes a gamma ray experiment with marigolds that wins a prize at her high school. Proud and yet jealous, too filled with her own hurts to accept her daughter's success, Beatrice can only maim when she needs to love and deride when she wants to praise. And yet, as Tillie's experiment proves, something beautiful and full of promise can emerge from even the most barren, afflicted soil.
7:30 p.m.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6 p.m.
A free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art, 2021 W. Riverside Avenue.
6:30 p.m.
Exploring the Center of the Milky WayOur Sun is just one star in a galaxy of at least 100 billion stars. This galaxy, the Milky Way, is shaped like a giant pancake that is more than a 100,000 light years wide. Astronomers have long wondered what the center of our galaxy is like but clouds of interstellar dust block the view in visible light. In recent years the advance of technology has changed all this. Astronomers can now view the galactic center in the infrared and radio wavelengths. These images show the center of the Milky Way is home to some very strange objects including a giant black hole. Join us on a live, guided tour of discovery.
7:30 p.m.
A female flutist performingBall 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 available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
7:30 p.m.
Encouraged by her teacher, Tillie undertakes a gamma ray experiment with marigolds that wins a prize at her high school. Proud and yet jealous, too filled with her own hurts to accept her daughter's success, Beatrice can only maim when she needs to love and deride when she wants to praise. And yet, as Tillie's experiment proves, something beautiful and full of promise can emerge from even the most barren, afflicted soil.
8 p.m.
Exploring the Center of the Milky WayOur Sun is just one star in a galaxy of at least 100 billion stars. This galaxy, the Milky Way, is shaped like a giant pancake that is more than a 100,000 light years wide. Astronomers have long wondered what the center of our galaxy is like but clouds of interstellar dust block the view in visible light. In recent years the advance of technology has changed all this. Astronomers can now view the galactic center in the infrared and radio wavelengths. These images show the center of the Milky Way is home to some very strange objects including a giant black hole. Join us on a live, guided tour of discovery.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
Clarinetist Lawrie BloomJoin clarinet professor Elizabeth Crawford and Chicago Symphony Orchestra bass clarinetist J. Lawrie Bloom for a full day of clinics, recitals, and master classes. Bloom is a Buffet Crampon Artist and is a senior lecturer at Northwestern University. Registration information and specific schedule to be announced.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Encouraged by her teacher, Tillie undertakes a gamma ray experiment with marigolds that wins a prize at her high school. Proud and yet jealous, too filled with her own hurts to accept her daughter's success, Beatrice can only maim when she needs to love and deride when she wants to praise. And yet, as Tillie's experiment proves, something beautiful and full of promise can emerge from even the most barren, afflicted soil.
2:30 p.m.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
7:30 p.m.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
7:30 p.m.
Encouraged by her teacher, Tillie undertakes a gamma ray experiment with marigolds that wins a prize at her high school. Proud and yet jealous, too filled with her own hurts to accept her daughter's success, Beatrice can only maim when she needs to love and deride when she wants to praise. And yet, as Tillie's experiment proves, something beautiful and full of promise can emerge from even the most barren, afflicted soil.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
All Day Event
Join flute professor Mihoko Watanabe and Paris-based flutist Patricia Nagle for a day filled with flute choir readings, clinics, master classes, and performances. Nagle currently serves on faculty at École Normale de Musique in Paris and has performed and recorded under the direction of many illustrious conductors. A fun and educational event, Flute Day is geared toward flute enthusiasts of all ages.
2:30 p.m.
Green Day's American Idiot LogoJohnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.
2:30 p.m.
Encouraged by her teacher, Tillie undertakes a gamma ray experiment with marigolds that wins a prize at her high school. Proud and yet jealous, too filled with her own hurts to accept her daughter's success, Beatrice can only maim when she needs to love and deride when she wants to praise. And yet, as Tillie's experiment proves, something beautiful and full of promise can emerge from even the most barren, afflicted soil.
3 p.m.
Janette Fishell is a recitalist and teacher of international standing. She holds degrees with honors in organ performance from Indiana University and Northwestern University, and has performed in many of the world’s greatest concert venues. Currently professor of organ and chair of the organ department at the IU Jacobs School of Music, Dr. Fishell will present a full recital program with works to be announced. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
Janette Fishell is currently professor of organ and chair of the organ department at the IU Jacobs School of Music. Her students have distinguished themselves in academia, concerts, and as prizewinners in competitions, both national and international. They also successfully serve in churches and on university faculties throughout the US, Europe, and Asia, and include Fulbright award recipients. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
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 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.
This recital will feature the students of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Ball State University Singers and Survivor Voices join forces to present a benefit concert for Little Red Door of East Central Indiana. Free and open to the public with free-will donations encouraged.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
Kat EdmonsonCritically acclaimed vocalist and songwriter Kat Edmonson has played major stages across the United States, Europe and Japan, appeared in major motion pictures, performed on radio and television, and released three groundbreaking albums to date. The genre-defying artist recently appeared in Woody Allen’s film set in the 1930s, Café Society (2016), as a jazz singer, and is highlighted on the official soundtrack performing her version of “Mountain Greenery.”
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Halloween Celestial OriginsWhat do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
8 p.m.
Halloween Celestial OriginsWhat do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
All Day Event
High School Marching Bands are invited to experience the thrill of performing in Scheumann Stadium alongside the “Pride of Mid-America” Marching Band.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
12 p.m.
A regular lunch program for the DOMA Alliance.
4 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to host the first of the Fred Meyer's Lecture series in cultural policy with Randy Cohen. The presentation will be on Wednesday, October 10th, from 4:00-5:00 pm in the Alumni Center General Assembly Hall.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
5 p.m.
Guest lecturer and curator Erin Monroe speaks on DOMA's special exhibition.
7:30 p.m.
Bumper JacksonsBumper Jacksons are hot and sweet, painting America's story from the streets of New Orleans to Appalachian hollers. Unafraid to scrap together new sounds from forgotten 78's, the Bumper Jacksons elegantly balance paying homage to the traditions while fashioning their own unique, playful style. The group began as a duo; a city-meets-country experiment between songstress Jess Eliot Myhre and banjo player Chris Ousley.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
7:30 p.m.
Featuring a variety of works highlighting the wide array tap is utilized in dance. Be prepared to tap, tap, tap the night away!
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
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. The 7 p.m. performance is currently SOLD OUT, however a wait list is available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office. Limited tickets are still available for the 9 p.m. performance.
7:30 p.m.
Rodney CarringtonRodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer who recorded eight major record label comedy albums, which have sold millions of copies. Rodney then released three new albums on his own record label called Laughter’s Good Records. An album of new songs and material entitled Laughter’s Good debuted at Number One on the Overall Comedy Charts. The same week, the re-release of Rodney Carrington Live debuted at Number Two on the Overall Comedy Charts. He then went back into the studio to record The Hits which also reached number one on the comedy charts. The album features a duet with Colt Ford.
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 and individual tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
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.
Students Susan and Larry find themselves as guests enticed to the Brabissant mansion by its dissolute caretakers the lonely Mackeys. This chilling mystery thriller by the author of ROSEMARY’S BABY explores the thin line between fantasy and reality, madness and murder.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
The Ball State New Music Ensemble is dedicated to performing chamber and solo music of the past thirty years, along with classics of the earlier 20th-century. It features a diversity of musical styles from all over the globe, as well as new works by faculty and student composers at Ball State. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
An image of Marianne BoruchAcclaimed Indiana poet Marianne Boruch reads from her work and speaks with Ball State students about poetry and the writing life. The event will be held in AJ 225.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
When Peggy’s two adult children take her out for lunch, they quietly begin to take apart her life. The drinks come fast, the tempers peak, the food flies.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Halloween Celestial OriginsWhat do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
7:30 p.m.
AJ CroceFrom his debut as a jazz-influenced blues artist to his evolution into a pop music iconoclast, A.J. Croce has traveled a circuitous musical road leading to his new studio album Twelve Tales and back again to his latest release celebrating 20 years of That’s Me in the Bar.
7:30 p.m.
Graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.
8 p.m.
Halloween Celestial OriginsWhat do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
1 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by glass artist Ron Dick, the fifth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Saturday, October 20th, from 1:00-2:00 pm at the Glick Center for Glass.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
3 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.
7:30 p.m.
Justin Cook is the assistant professor of trombone at the University of Central Arkansas. Equally at home as an educator and performer, he has freelanced with many orchestras throughout Texas and Arkansas in addition to performing in a variety of highly successful chamber ensembles. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
12 p.m.
Justin Cook is the assistant professor of trombone at the University of Central Arkansas where he teaches studio trombone, trombone choir, brass ensembles, and low brass methods. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This event features creative and innovative musical compositions written by our outstanding Ball State University composition faculty. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by animator Young Joo Lee, the sixth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Tuesday, October 23rd, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
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 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.
The Choir of ManThe Choir of Man is the runway hit of the Edinburgh Fringe 2017 from the creative minds of Nic Doodson and Andrew Kay – the team behind The Magnets! and the Soweto Gospel Choir. This show is 60 minutes of unadulterated entertainment that combines high energy dance, live music and foot-stomping choreography with the incredible talent of 9 ordinary guys who perform everything from sing-along classics to classic rock.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
12 p.m.
Ms. Chin teaches at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts as assistant professor of violin and gives violin masterclasses at music institutions throughout the United States. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University’s School of Music as a student of Miriam Fried and her Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School as a student of Robert Mann. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Ms. Chin has concertized throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia in concert halls including the John F. Kennedy Center, the White House during their Christmas Festivities, New York’s Carnegie and Weill Halls, and the Concertgebeau in Amsterdam. She gave her solo debut at age 12 and has since performed with several orchestras throughout the United States. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
John McNaughton exhibition of sculpture opens Wednesday Sept. 26th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
John McEuenJohn McEuen brings with him 45+ years of worldwide performing with his banjo, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin. Often referred to as 'the String Wizard', he weaves stories of his travels and family life (he has raised 7 kids), taking us through where his musical path has taken him.
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6 p.m.
A free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art, 2021 W. Riverside Ave.
6:30 p.m.
Halloween Celestial OriginsWhat do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians performingBall 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 available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
8 p.m.
Halloween Celestial OriginsWhat do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
9 a.m.
High School concert choirs from around the region gather in beautiful Sursa Performance Hall to share choral music with each other and to receive ideas and coaching from Ball State's choral faculty. Each ensemble will perform and then work with faculty conductors on stage. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7 p.m.
Associate Professor of Cello Peter Opie and colleagues from leading American music schools and orchestras present a recital featuring Johann Sebastian Bach’s six unaccompanied cello suites. Free and open to the public.
8 a.m.
Associate Professor of Cello Peter Opie and colleagues from leading American music schools and orchestras present a full day of master classes on Johann Sebastian Bach’s six unaccompanied cello suites. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
U.S. Marine BandEstablished in 1798 by an Act of Congress signed by President John Adams, the United States Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. The band made its White House debut on New Year’s Day, 1801, and has performed at the inauguration of every President since Thomas Jefferson, who is credited with giving the band the title, “The President’s Own.”
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingNow 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.
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Meryl Mantione, professor of music performance (voice). Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra musicians performing on stageDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting 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 available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians 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.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
Graeme and AlexAward-winning songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Graeme James (New Zealand) teams up with American Idol finalist Alex Preston for a captivating folk performance. Each armed with a whole host of instruments including electric violin, guitar, bass, baritone ukulele, mandolin, harmonica and even beatboxing, this performance will astound audiences.
7:30 p.m.
Selected works from dance majors highlight the best in original dances that vary in style and form.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Juno at JupiterJoin us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we are finding out.
7:30 p.m.
The invitational will feature some of the finest high school string programs in Indiana. Each participating orchestra will receive a warm-up time, performance time, and a clinic with one adjudicator after their performance. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Air SupplyGraham Russell & Russell Hitchcock met on May 12, 1975, the first day of rehearsals for "Jesus Christ Superstar" in Sydney, Australia; they became instant friends with their common love for The Beatles and, of course, singing.
7:30 p.m.
Pianist Donna Lee and clarinetist Daniel Gilbert present a recital in conjunction with the Music Teachers National Association's state performance competition. Free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
Juno at JupiterJoin us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we are finding out.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
All Day Event
MTNA Performance Competitions are national in scope. The competitions begin at the State level (quarterfinal) and progress to the five-state East Central Division (semifinal) in January. Winners of the East Central Division compete at the National Finals, held concurrently with the National Conference in early April. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
A female choir member singingThe 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.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
12 p.m.
Join Patricia Rogers, retired principal bassoon of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and Ball State bassoon professor Keith Sweger for a day of master classes, workshops, and performances. Rogers is in great demand as a woodwind coach and conductor, and has served on the faculties of the Mannes School of Music, the Manhattan School of Music, Bard College, and The Juilliard School.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature student jazz combos that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Voces 8The British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is proud to inspire people through music and share the joy of singing. Touring extensively throughout Europe, North America and Asia, the group performs repertoire from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements; versatility and a celebration of diverse musical expression is central to the ensemble’s performance ethos.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by visual artist and author Teri Campbell, the seventh installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, November 8th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
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 and individual tickets are available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
An image of BSU Alumnus Jay ColesBall State English alumnus Jay Coles reads from his work. Jay is the author of "Tyler Johnson Was Here," an acclaimed young adult novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. The event will be held in AJ 225.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
All Day Event
The celebrated Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition has its roots in a history going back more than 100 years. Come witness spellbinding performances by some of the most talented young pianists today! Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Juno at JupiterJoin us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we are finding out.
7:30 p.m.
The age-old struggle between the merits of theatre versus film take center stage in this timeless classic that seems just as relevant today as it was over 80 years ago when the play was written in 1936. The hopes and ambitions of sixteen young actresses are explored in this story made famous on the big screen by Hollywood legends Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, and Ann Miller.
7:30 p.m.
Sidra Bell DanceIn MÖNSTER OUTSIDE, Sidra Bell has joined forces with innovative Swedish composer Per Störby and his critically acclaimed chamber ensemble New Tide Orquesta, and dynamic design team Amith Chandrashaker & Amy Rubin, to develop a flexibly voyeuristic discourse and commentary about the nature of outliers in contemporary society. This fine art piece marries dance theater, chamber music, projection mapping, vocal scoring, and scenic and lighting design. It locates and depicts aspects of human joy and despair via the experience of the “outsider". furiously dancing question marks, lost boys & girls, anti-climactic humans... 1000 tomorrows
8 p.m.
Juno at JupiterJoin us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we are finding out.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
All Day Event
The celebrated Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition has its roots in a history going back more than 100 years. Come witness spellbinding performances by some of the most talented young pianists today! Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
All Day Event
The celebrated Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition has its roots in a history going back more than 100 years. Come witness spellbinding performances by some of the most talented young pianists today! Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature student jazz combos that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
This musical tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love and cabs. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
12 p.m.
A regular lunch program for the DOMA Alliance.
4 p.m.
Session drummer Wayne Salzmann II will come to the Ball State music media production studios for an intensive drum recording and studio drumming workshop. He will talk about drumming for recording sessions and play several demonstrations, while his DW drum kit will be miked with state of the art microphones and studio gear. A great opportunity for everyone interested in becoming a professional drummer or learn more about drum miking. 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.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
5:30 p.m.
This recital features student woodwind chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
12 p.m.
Mary Schiller has appeared in more than 30 operas, in oratorio, and in recital performances in the U.S., France, and Germany. She currently maintains a private voice studio in New York City and is head of the voice faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Juno at JupiterJoin us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we are finding out.
8 p.m.
Juno at JupiterJoin us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we are finding out.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
11 a.m.
Multiple Grammy Award-winner Howard Levy is an acknowledged master of the diatonic harmonica, a superb pianist, innovative composer, recording artist, bandleader, teacher, and producer. He is perhaps best known as a founding member of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. The 2nd Annual Jazz Rhythm Section Day will feature a master class, Q&A session, and performance by Mr. Levy, and will also include a master class, performance, and one-on-one time with several School of Music jazz faculty members. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
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.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
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.
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.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature voice students taught by Ball State graduate assistants. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The Ball State Camerata is a conductorless chamber orchestra with students and faculty performing side-by-side. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Percussion Ensemble I is under the direction of Braham Dembar, assistant professor of music performance (percussion). This advanced ensemble performs a balance of historically relevant repertoire and contemporary works. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
NoelNOËL, set in modern day London, tells a heartwarming tale of a little girl (Noël), who is preparing for her starring role in a school Christmas play when her mother suddenly disappears. To avoid being taken into care, Noël keeps her mother’s disappearance a secret and embarks alone on a quest to find her. Along the way, she befriends a diverse group of homeless characters, who have themselves lost their way in life; Duchess, a lady with a mysterious past; Edgar, a disabled veteran and Nick, a curmudgeon who has lost his faith in humanity.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Mihoko Watanabe, professor of flute. Free and open to the public.
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.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance (clarinet). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageRalston 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 available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
A Sabbatical Project Exhibition by Hannah Barnes & Ted Neal. Oct. 30th - Nov. 29th in the Atrium Gallery
7:30 p.m.
Mannheim SteamrollerMANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from Chip’s groundbreaking Fresh Aire series which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America. The program celebrates the group’s recent anniversary of 30 years since the first Christmas album and 40 years since the first Fresh Aire album and includes dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller. Their holiday CDs have become synonymous with Christmas and continue to occupy top spots on Billboard’s Seasonal Charts every year!
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Kathleen Maurer, associate professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians performingBall 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 available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
8 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
This concert is the culmination of a two-day festival where talented high school musicians from across the region come together at Ball State to make music and work with a distinguished guest conductor. This year's guest conductor is Isaiah Odajima, associate director of bands at Baylor University. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Join oboe professor Lisa Kozenko and New York Philharmonic associate principal oboist Sherry Sylar for a day filled with master classes, mock auditions and feedback, oboe ensembles, practice tips, and a meet and greet with Sylar. A sought-after performer and educator, Sylar also serves on the faculty at Mannes School of Music in New York City.
3 p.m.
Ball State University is home to the Youth Symphony Orchestra of East Central Indiana. School of Music students and faculty work with youth orchestra members in a number of facets and form lasting and meaningful relationships. This concert is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Percussion Ensemble II is under the direction of graduate assistant Evan Moore. The percussion ensembles are coordinated by Braham Dembar, assistant professor of music performance (percussion). Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
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. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Performances by musicians of all ages and levels who study music with a Ball State University faculty member or student teacher. Sponsored by the Ball State Collegiate Chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
7:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingThe Campus Band and Campus Orchestra, two all-student ensembles, are led by doctoral and graduate student conductors. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
5:30 p.m.
The Guitar Ensemble is directed by Paul Reilly and is a performance opportunity for all School of Music guitarists. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The Ball State New Music Ensemble is dedicated to performing chamber and solo music of the past thirty years, along with classics of the earlier 20th-century. It features a diversity of musical styles from all over the globe, as well as new works by faculty and student composers at Ball State. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
3 p.m.
Amida BuddhaJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
7:30 p.m.
Assistant Professor of Music Theory and pianist Jim Rhinehart performs a tribute to the Dave Brubeck Quartet with School of Music jazz faculty members Nathan Bogert, Cassius Goens, and Nick Tucker. Free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
10 a.m.
This recital will feature the students of Elizabeth Richter, professor of music performance (harp). Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker provides the setting for a new collaboration between the Department of Theatre and Dance and School of Music. With live music by the Ball State Symphony Orchestra, performers will tell the story of Clara, the Mouse King, and the Nutcracker Prince. Join us for this unique and unforgettable kickoff to the holiday season.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
3 p.m.
Conductor Andrew Crow leading the choral ensembles on the Holiday Choral ConcertBall 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.
6 p.m.
Conductor Andrew Crow leading the choral ensembles on the Holiday Choral ConcertBall 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.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
7:30 p.m.
We welcome you to join our Ball State brass ensembles as they perform arrangements of holiday music from around the world! Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
12 p.m.
A regular lunch program for the DOMA Alliance.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
8 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art gallerySchool of Art Senior Capstone Exhibitions, Dec. 4th through Dec. 15th, Atrium Gallery from 9 am - 4 pm, closed Sundays
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Dailey and VincentGrand Ole Opry Members, Five-time GRAMMY® award winners individually, three-time GRAMMY® award nominees collectively, four-time DOVE Award winners, and winners of 35 IBMA Awards altogether (including 3-time IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award winners and 3-Time Vocal Group of the Year Award winners), Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent, backed by one of the best bands on tour today, are some of the most reputable and elite entertainers in American music; bluegrass, traditional country and gospel music.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
YukoYuko Mabuchi started playing classical piano at age of 4, in her hometown of Fukui, Japan. As a teenager she was fascinated by American R&B, Hip-Hop and Blues and after hearing the music of Oscar Peterson and Herbie Hancock she fell in love with Jazz. After high school she entered the AN Music School in Kyoto to study jazz piano under Kunihiro Kameda. After graduating from the conservatory, she began performing locally as a soloist, and as a member of a local jazz trio.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Art Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery. Exhibition Opens January 8th and runs through through January 24th. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
JourneyFifth​ ​House​ ​Ensemble,​ ​composer​ ​Austin​ ​Wintory,​ ​and​ ​arranger​ ​Patrick​ ​O'Malley​ ​team​ ​up​ ​to​ ​create​ ​an​ ​original,​ ​interactive arrangement​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Grammy-nominated​ ​score​ ​to​ ​Journey​ ​for​ ​the​ ​ensemble's​ ​full​ ​instrumentation,​ ​with​ ​added​ ​percussion and​ ​harp.​ ​
7:30 p.m.
RentIn 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingLed by Director of Bands Thomas Caneva, Ball State's top concert band will present a concert featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
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 p.m.
Winnie-the-Pooh would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat "a little something." However, he finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood such as Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit. Pooh's intentions are always the best, but his passion for honey keeps getting him into trouble. A.A. Milne's wit and special understanding of young people make this a play that the whole family will enjoy!
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.
Todd MosbyThis 6 member ensemble has toured from New York to San Francisco. A genre-defying folk, jazz, world fusion ensemble, this super group includes grammy nominated and winning performers delivering an acoustic instrumental mix with virtuoso flair. Outreach is available at all levels.

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.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by artist Gretchen Goss, the seventh installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Tuesday, February 12th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
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.
7:30 p.m.
This full-evening one-act play proves to be anything but boring as Mildred and Anna, confined to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital, confront each other, an infuriatingly silent new roommate, the emptiness of an institutional Sunday, and the pain that has brought both of them here.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
As Judy London nears the end of her career as a Professor of Home Economics, an encounter with one of her former “practice babies” leads her to question her life’s journey and the sacrifices she’s made along the way. Loosely based on Ball State’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences former operation of “practice houses,” BORROWED BABIES explores the ever-evolving role of women and mothers in American society over the last sixty years.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
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.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by glass artist Alli Hoag, the eighth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, February 21st, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
Gina Chavez is blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. A multi- ethnic Latin pop songstress, Chavez is a nine- time Austin Music Award winner -- including 2015 Musician of the Year and Album of the Year for her sophomore release, Up.Rooted. Her independent album topped the Amazon and Latin iTunes charts following a national feature on NPR's All Things Considered, and has been hailed by The Boston Globe, USA Today, Texas Monthly and the Austin Chronicle. Her band’s Tiny Desk concert made NPR’s top 15 of 2015.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Jersey BoysThey were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
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.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
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.
Seamus EganIt’s hard to think of an artist in traditional Irish music more influential than Seamus Egan. From his beginnings as a teen prodigy, to his groundbreaking solo work with Shanachie Records, to his founding of Irish-American powerhouse band Solas, to his current work as one of the leading composers and interpreters of the tradition, Egan has inspired multiple generations of musicians and helped define the sound of Irish music today.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
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.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Get the Led OutFrom the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out (GTLO) have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you’ve never heard before. Utilizing the multi-instrumentalists at their disposal, GTLO re-create the songs in all their depth and glory with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
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.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
2 p.m.
Mutts Gone NutsExpect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance, that’s leaving audiences everywhere howling for more. From shelters to showbiz, these amazing mutts unleash havoc and hilarity in a breathtaking, action-packed, comedy dog spectacular, featuring some of the world’s most talented 4 legged performers. Deemed ‘A Must See’ by the Washington Post, the dogs are sure to steal your heart, and then your socks!
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 84th Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 7th through Wednesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 23rd from 6-8 pm.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by artist Joe Sola, the ninth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, March 14th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
Something RottenSOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of Mormon. Squared!” (New York Magazine).
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 19th until Friday March 22nd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 21nd from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 19th until Friday March 22nd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 21nd from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
An thumbnail for In Print Festival of First Books XIVThe fourteenth annual In Print Festival of First Books is a two day event featuring a multi-author reading on Day 1 and a panel discussion on the writing life and literary editing and publishing on Day 2. This year In Print welcomes poet Chen Chen, fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and editor/poet Allison Joseph.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 19th until Friday March 22nd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 21nd from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Molly TuttleA virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and award winning songwriter with a distinctive voice, Molly has turned the heads of even the most seasoned industry professionals. She began performing on stage when she was 11, and recorded her first album, The Old Apple Tree, at age 13. Since then, she’s appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, was featured on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine and Acoustic Guitar Magazine, won first place in the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Competition at Merlefest, and, last fall, received a Momentum Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association in the instrumentalist category.
7:30 p.m.
An thumbnail for In Print Festival of First Books XIVThe fourteenth annual In Print Festival of First Books is a two day event featuring a multi-author reading on Day 1 and a panel discussion on the writing life and literary editing and publishing on Day 2. This year In Print welcomes poet Chen Chen, fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and editor/poet Allison Joseph.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 19th until Friday March 22nd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 21nd from 4-6 pm.
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.
7:30 p.m.
Experience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
7:30 p.m.
The ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by animator John Pomeroy, the tenth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, March 28th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
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.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Ryan and RyanRyan & Ryan is a dynamic father-son piano duo that blends classic and contemporary music into a delightful concert experience. With remarkable credits as solo performers, Donald and Barron combine efforts to amaze audiences with their skill, expressiveness, and love of making music. Their experience in classical, jazz, ragtime, hip-hop, and funk allows them to create exciting new music and give fresh interpretations of old.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
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.
Sound of MusicTHE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award®–winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by graphic designer Bryony Gomez Palacio, the eleventh installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, April 4th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 26th until Friday April 5th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 4th from 4-6 pm.
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.
Set on the cusp of the United States discovering its cultural, scientific and religious identity after the Civil War, and inspired by the true story of the Cardiff Giant, THE GIANTMAKER follows George Hull and his efforts to pull a fast one on a preacher. With the attention, George manages to settle grievances at the expense of the public, fleece honest businessmen, and involve many of the notable minds of his time.
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. Tickets available through Emens Box Office.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by critic and curator Ed Halter, the final installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, April 11th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
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.
7:30 p.m.
Bella GaiaBella Gaia (Beautiful Earth) is an unprecedented audio-visual experience that combines NASA satellite imagery of Earth, time-lapse nature photography, and live world music and dance on stage. Inspired by astronauts who spoke of the life-changing power of seeing the Earth from space, director-composer Kenji Williams' award-winning Bella Gaia successfully simulates the Overview Effect from space flight, by using NASA supercomputer data-visualizations with an "iridescent landscape of gossamer melodies and labyrinthine rhythms" (Nooga.com) to explore the relationship between humans and nature through time and space.
3 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.
After an 8-week long residency at Ball State during the spring semester, Israeli dancer, choreographer and video artist Noa Shadur’s choreography will be premiered with Ball State dance majors. Shadur’s previous work has been presented in festivals in Israel, American Dance Festival, ArtEZ Institute for the Arts in Arnhem, The Netherlands, among others.
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. Program information to be announced. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Martini PopTop 40 Swingers! Imagine four Manhattan Transfer style vocalists doing swing versions of your favorite top 40 hits, and you’ve got Martini Pop! Whether a sophisticated cocktail hour, or an all-out dance party, this cool, stylish group complete with small jazz combo, or full big band is always a surprise hit with their fun retro versions of radio hits like: “Umbrella” (Rhianna), “We Are Young” (Fun), “Somebody That I Used to Know” (Gotye), “Rumor Has It” (Adele), and classics like “The Way You Look Tonight” (Michael Buble) and “Come Fly with Me” (Sinatra).
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.
Matt BeilisNew Yorker Matt Beilis was born with his distinct voice. Some would say it’s unconventional, which would fit the personality of this singer/songwriter/pianist. Matt traded in his Ivy League education-along with a lucrative finance career--for a gig in a piano store, betting that his artistic talents would propel him beyond the comfort that his academic achievements all but guaranteed.
7:30 p.m.
A celebration of the relationship between dance and design, Full Circle Dance showcases how design can drastically change the feeling and world of a piece. With a first act that lacks design elements and a second act that features the same works with new life created by our designers, FULL CIRCLE DANCE will illustrate the collaboration between dance and design.
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.
7:30 p.m.
Susan WernerSusan Werner has done it again; the woman NPR named "Empress of the Unexpected" has brought forth another unique concept album with a national tour to match. Her hew EP, An American In Havana, is a collection of original songs inspired by Werner's recent travels to Cuba. The recording features performances and arrangements by legendary Cuban percussionist Marya Casales (Dizzy Gilespie, Tito Puente, Regina Carter), along with Werner's trademark songcraft and wry, poetic lyrics.