Upcoming Events
2 p.m.
Hansel and GretelOne 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.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy children's story time and the special exhibition "Gorey's Worlds."
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Sylvius Leopold Weiss, J. S. Bach, Richard Pick, Fernando Sor, and Eduardo Sainz de la Maza. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Hahn Recital Hall with pianoThis recital will feature voice students taught by Ball State graduate assistants. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Mallets laying on a tablePercussion 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.
7:30 p.m.
A cellist performing on stageThe Ball State Camerata is a conductorless chamber orchestra with students and faculty performing side-by-side. Program to include works by W. A. Mozart and Edward Elgar. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingThe concert will feature music performed by the Cardinal Trombone Choir, Robert E Marsh Horn Ensemble, two Tuba-Euphonium Quartets, a Tuba Quartet, and several Trumpet Ensembles. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Claire is a jazz student of Mark Buselli and Nick Tucker. Free and open to the public.
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.
7 p.m.
Ball State’s Alpha Chi Upsilon chapter of Sigma Tau Delta (the international English honor society) is holding a Bad Poetry event. It's modeled after a walk-a-thon, where voluntary participants offer to read their "bad" poems and invite pledges for each poem read.
5:30 p.m.
A flutist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Mihoko Watanabe, professor of flute. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First SymphonyThe 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.
5:30 p.m.
A clarinetist performing on stageThis 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.
5:30 p.m.
A violist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Zoran Jakovcic, assistant teaching professor of music performance (viola). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Sarah and Abby are voice students of Kathleen Maurer and Craig Priebe. Free and open to the public.
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.
A vocalist performing on stageThis 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.
Sherry Sylar with her oboeJoin 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.
5:30 p.m.
Hometown Band Christmas“It’s a Hometown Holiday”with America’s Hometown Band & special hometown guest performer - Jennie Devoe
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.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Da Camera Brass Quintet is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! Free and open to the public.
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.
Under the direction of Zoran Jakovcic, assistant teaching professor of music performance (viola), the Viola Choir performs arranged and original music that spans from the Baroque era to recently composed works. Free and open to the public.
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. Program to include works by György Ligeti, Jonathan Hummel, Andrew Norman, and Edgar Varèse, as well as Soundpainting led by Amelia Kaplan. 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. Graduate concerto competition winners Alvise Pascucci (piano) and Joanne King (harp) will be the featured soloists. Full program information to be announced. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
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.