Upcoming Events
5:30 p.m.
Ozzie is a piano student of Ray Kilburn, associate professor of music. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Yuyang is a piano student of Robert Palmer, distinguished professor of music. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Maegan is a voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Laura is a voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A hornist performing on stageThis recital will feature faculty and student horn players in a variety of chamber music settings. Program to include works by Drew Tomasik, Dana Wilson, Kerry Turner, P. I. Tchaikovsky, and Nathan Pawelek. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
One World, One SkyFollow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through 2nd grade will enjoy this program, but kids of all ages are welcome.
6:30 p.m.
Dawn of the Space AgeFrom the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
All Day Event
Music for All - America's CampPresented by Yamaha. Music for All has been providing positively life-changing experiences at its summer camp for over 40 years. It is “America’s Camp,” the national summer learning experience for band and orchestra students and teachers. They bring together the best faculty, exciting concerts and events, and students from band and orchestra programs—from coast-to-coast—who share a love of music-making, performance, and student leadership.
All Day Event
Music for All - America's CampPresented by Yamaha. Music for All has been providing positively life-changing experiences at its summer camp for over 40 years. It is “America’s Camp,” the national summer learning experience for band and orchestra students and teachers. They bring together the best faculty, exciting concerts and events, and students from band and orchestra programs—from coast-to-coast—who share a love of music-making, performance, and student leadership.
All Day Event
Music for All - America's CampPresented by Yamaha. Music for All has been providing positively life-changing experiences at its summer camp for over 40 years. It is “America’s Camp,” the national summer learning experience for band and orchestra students and teachers. They bring together the best faculty, exciting concerts and events, and students from band and orchestra programs—from coast-to-coast—who share a love of music-making, performance, and student leadership.
All Day Event
Music for All - America's CampPresented by Yamaha. Music for All has been providing positively life-changing experiences at its summer camp for over 40 years. It is “America’s Camp,” the national summer learning experience for band and orchestra students and teachers. They bring together the best faculty, exciting concerts and events, and students from band and orchestra programs—from coast-to-coast—who share a love of music-making, performance, and student leadership.
All Day Event
Music for All - America's CampPresented by Yamaha. Music for All has been providing positively life-changing experiences at its summer camp for over 40 years. It is “America’s Camp,” the national summer learning experience for band and orchestra students and teachers. They bring together the best faculty, exciting concerts and events, and students from band and orchestra programs—from coast-to-coast—who share a love of music-making, performance, and student leadership.
5:30 p.m.
One World, One SkyFollow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through 2nd grade will enjoy this program, but kids of all ages are welcome.
6:30 p.m.
Dawn of the Space AgeFrom the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
All Day Event
Music for All - America's CampPresented by Yamaha. Music for All has been providing positively life-changing experiences at its summer camp for over 40 years. It is “America’s Camp,” the national summer learning experience for band and orchestra students and teachers. They bring together the best faculty, exciting concerts and events, and students from band and orchestra programs—from coast-to-coast—who share a love of music-making, performance, and student leadership.
12 p.m.
Enjoy interactive art experiences led by the DOMA education team.
6:30 p.m.
Universe of StoriesVisit Ball State’s Charles W. Brown Planetarium for a Muncie Public Library sponsored star show, A Universe of Stories. The show will be focused on celestial bodies featured in TV shows, literature, mythology, and history. Free Admission! Seating is limited and done on a first-come, first-served basis. We do our best to open doors 30 minutes before showtime.
All Day Event
ITF - International Trombone FestivalThe 28th Annual International Trombone Festival will be held at Ball State University. The Festival includes master classes, lectures, exhibits, concerts, poster sessions, daily warm-up sessions, and mass trombone choir rehearsals. Ticketed evening concerts ($10) are open to the public and will feature world-renown trombonists from across the globe.
All Day Event
ITF - International Trombone FestivalThe 28th Annual International Trombone Festival will be held at Ball State University. The Festival includes master classes, lectures, exhibits, concerts, poster sessions, daily warm-up sessions, and mass trombone choir rehearsals. Ticketed evening concerts ($10) are open to the public and will feature world-renown trombonists from across the globe.
All Day Event
ITF - International Trombone FestivalThe 28th Annual International Trombone Festival will be held at Ball State University. The Festival includes master classes, lectures, exhibits, concerts, poster sessions, daily warm-up sessions, and mass trombone choir rehearsals. Ticketed evening concerts ($10) are open to the public and will feature world-renown trombonists from across the globe.
5:30 p.m.
One World, One SkyFollow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through 2nd grade will enjoy this program, but kids of all ages are welcome.
6:30 p.m.
Dawn of the Space AgeFrom the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
All Day Event
ITF - International Trombone FestivalThe 28th Annual International Trombone Festival will be held at Ball State University. The Festival includes master classes, lectures, exhibits, concerts, poster sessions, daily warm-up sessions, and mass trombone choir rehearsals. Ticketed evening concerts ($10) are open to the public and will feature world-renown trombonists from across the globe.
7:30 p.m.
A mixed chorus of male and female singers on stage with a piano and conductor in frontCampus and community singers come together to form the Ball State School of Music Summer Chorus. Program information is to be announced. The concert is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Docent pointing to Lincoln sculptureJoin fellow educators for exploring thinking in museums.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
2:30 p.m.
Apollo 50th Anniversary ImageThe historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Join us on July 20, 2019 as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. We will be premiering a new program, “Destination Mars: The New Frontier,” to look at the future of human space flight as we also reflect back on Apollo 11. Hands-on activities will start at 2pm in the Brown Planetarium Lobby. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
4 p.m.
Apollo 50th Anniversary ImageThe historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Join us on July 20, 2019 as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. We will be premiering a new program, “Destination Mars: The New Frontier,” to look at the future of human space flight as we also reflect back on Apollo 11. Hands-on activities will start 30 minutes before show time in the Brown Planetarium Lobby. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
5:30 p.m.
ASTRONAUTThe exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
6:30 p.m.
MoonsTake a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity—and surprising might—of moons! From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have some spectacular features, and many even exert a surprising influence on their planetary partners. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
5:30 p.m.
ASTRONAUTThe exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
6:30 p.m.
MoonsTake a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity—and surprising might—of moons! From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have some spectacular features, and many even exert a surprising influence on their planetary partners. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
5:30 p.m.
ASTRONAUTThe exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
6:30 p.m.
MoonsTake a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity—and surprising might—of moons! From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have some spectacular features, and many even exert a surprising influence on their planetary partners. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
7:30 p.m.
Royal Jelly JiveFew bands have the ability to evoke an old-school throwback vibe and yet sound entirely fresh and new at the same time. Royal Jelly Jive is one of those bands. Combining elements of Soul, Rock, Swing and Hip-Hop, Royal Jelly Jive shakes up any dance-party and grooves harder than your typical rock n' roll band dares to go. Fronted by the enigmatic singer Lauren Bjelde, who brings a one-of-a-kind sultry voice to her magnetic stage presence, Royal Jelly leans on the sounds of swingin' horns, gritty keys and a bumpin' rhythm section to carry a crowd into bliss... creating an unforgettable live experience that will leave you wanting more.
7:30 p.m.
Dennis DeYoungIn 1977, history was made upon the release of THE GRAND ILLUSION album. DENNIS DEYOUNG AND THE MUSIC OF STYX celebrate that history by performing the album in its entirety plus all eight Top Ten hits LADY, BABE, COME SAIL AWAY, TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS, BEST OF TIMES, MR. ROBOTO plus classic rock anthems RENEGADE, BLUE COLLAR MAN, SUITE MADAME BLUE and many more.
7:30 p.m.
Cirque Mechanics 42 ft: A Menagerie of Mechanical MarvelsAt the center of every circus rests a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels, is the latest invention from the creative minds of Cirque Mechanics. The company dares us to leap into the circus ring and experience the timelessness of this evolving art form. The shows’ unique mechanical interpretation of the traditional, and its story full of the lore of the historic one-ring circus, create a welcoming place, like a big top, where we can be amazed. The action in 42FT is full of theatricality and a modern sensibility, showcasing a galloping mechanical metal horse and a rotating tent frame for strongmen, acrobats and aerialists.
7:30 p.m.
Texas TenorsWith their Emmy Award-winning PBS special now airing across the country, and Billboard chart-topping albums, it's easy to see why The Texas Tenors are America's favorite new tenors. Since their whirlwind debut six years ago on NBC's America's Got Talent, The Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of awards, accolades and excited fans. They have performed more than 1000 concerts around the world, including a 24-city tour in the United Kingdom, Shanghai, China and collaborations with some of the most prestigious symphonies in the US. People are clearly enjoying their talent as they were recently named the #10 Classical Artist in the world according to Billboard magazine.
8 p.m.
Whose Live AnywayRyan Stiles, Greg Proops, Joel Murray, and Jeff B. Davis with special guests Dave Foley and Drew Carey. The hilarious songs and improv comedy you love...LIVE!
7:30 p.m.
Aubrey LoganThe media refer to #1 selling artist, Aubrey Logan as “The Queen of Sass,” and it’s easy to see why. Her concerts are a mix of excellent musicality, jaw-dropping vocals, expert trombone-playing, a breathtaking array of originals and original takes on cover songs and, well…fun! Her heart wrenching musical stories has audiences in tears just before her comedic relief has them in stitches.
7:30 p.m.
BeautifulLong before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. But it wasn’t until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice.
7:30 p.m.
Six Guitars6 Guitars is a pitch perfect blend of music, comedy, and characters. Just 1 performer portrays 6 unique guitar players each representing their own style of music. The characters include:• Wes Tankerfield, a snobbish jazz master• Michael Marsh, a 19 year old rock prodigy• Peter Winter-Jones, a sensitive folk musician• Rupert Colt, a charming country songwriter• Emmanuel Ortega, an eccentric classical wizard• Tyrone Gibbons, a weary blues picking octogenarian
7:30 p.m.
Pedrito MartinezPedro Pablo “Pedrito” Martinez was born in Havana, Cuba, Sept 12, 1973. Having settled in New York City in the fall of 1998, by 2000, he had been awarded the Thelonius Monk Award for Afro-Latin Hand Percussion. Pedrito’s career as a leader began in 2005 with the formation in NYC of The Pedrito Martinez Group. The group’s Grammy-nominated first album was released October, 2013 and was chosen among NPR’s Favorite Albums of 2013 and The Boston Globe Critics Top Ten Albums of 2013.
7:30 p.m.
50 Years of Rock and Roll From the progenitors of Rock and Roll in the 1940s, through the glory years of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, up until MTV in the early '80s, Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock & Roll uses fascinating stories and groundbreaking music, with tributes to such important and iconic rock stars/groups/genres as Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Buddy Holly, Bob Dylan, Frankie Valli, The Beatles, Beach Boys, Motown, Aretha Franklin, The Who, Janis Joplin, Woodstock, Simon & Garfunkel, Carole King, Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Linda Ronstadt, Bruce Springsteen, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Disco, New Wave, Journey, and others!
7:30 p.m.
BandstandFrom three-time Tony® winner and Hamilton choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler. Six soldiers return from war and, through the power of music, finally find a place to call home. “The show defies you not to be moved” (Time Out New York).
7:30 p.m.
Finding NeverlandThe winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Originally directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award® winning film, FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan.
7:30 p.m.
A Capella LiveA high-energy musical celebration of contemporary a cappella, conceived and arranged by Deke Sharon, vocal producer of Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off, featuring four internationally recognized, award-winning, rising star ensembles. The charming boyband sound and moves of The Filharmonic; the rich harmonies of gospel/r&b legends Committed; chart-topping lead vocals and live-looping beatbox by Blake Lewis; internationally-inspired songstresses Women of the World.
7:30 p.m.
The Color PurpleTHE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-new "ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South. Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph that New York Magazine calls “one of the greatest revivals ever.”