Upcoming Events
2:30 p.m.
Sunday, SundayThis 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.
2:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs 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.
4 p.m.
Instructor of Music History Rebecca Burkart will demonstrate the capabilities of two very unique instruments. Presented by the Muncie chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Instructor of Music History Rebecca Burkart presents a recital on harpsichord. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Da Camera Brass Quintet is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Faculty Jazz Combo is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs 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.
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 February with its annual Winter Cabaret. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs 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.
3 p.m.
What is Anthropology? What does an anthropologist do? How does someone become an archaeologist? What are students here at Ball State University researching in this exciting field? Answer all these questions and more at this free event open to the public!
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.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs 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.
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.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs 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.
2 p.m.
Ball State Basketball gameContinuing our Centennial Celebration, the men's and women's basketball teams will be donning throwback Hoosieroons uniforms. Come out to cheer the "Hoosieroons" and be one of the first 1,000 fans to enter the arena to receive a free Hoosieroons T-shirt.
6 p.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 stageUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Chamber Choir and Concert Choir present their Spring Concert with selections by Iacobus Gallus, W. A. Mozart, Luca Marenzio, Lloyd Pfautsch, Felice Anerio, Gabriel Fauré, Eric Whitacre, Michael J. Mills, Theodore Hicks, Inocente Carreño, and Drew Collins. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Borrowed BabiesAs 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.
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. With pianist James Helton and soprano Kelci Kosin, Dr. Mantione will perform selections by Antonio Vivaldi, John Corigliano, Salvatore A. LoCascio (*world premiere), and Johannes Brahms. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Prof. Richter will be joined by Mary Bircher, principal harpist of the Omaha Symphony Orchestra. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
a bassoon soloist performing with orchestraDirector of Orchestras Douglas Droste leads this exciting ensemble in a program to include works by Mozart, Weber, Boutry, and Beethoven featuring this year's Undergraduate Concerto Competition Winners: clarinetist Rachel Jordan and saxophonist Kendell Fowler. 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.
12 p.m.
Join us for a Lunch and Learn style panel discussion with members of the BSU community as we discuss what it is like to work with a student who has a disability, as well as being a student with a disability.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble. The evening's concert will be "A Night at the Oscars" and will feature movie music from Ben-Hur, The Godfather, Robin Hood, The Sound of Music, Star Wars, The Bridge on the River Kwai, and The Lord of the Rings. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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.
All Day Event
Jazz pianist performing on stageHigh School jazz bands from around the region come to the Ball State University campus for a day of jazz competitions and clinics. The daytime portion of the festival is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Trumpeter and vocalist Bria SkonbergUnder the direction of Mark Buselli, this concert features the Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble with guest trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg. Winners of the 46th Annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival will also perform at the beginning of the concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
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!
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.
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.
The festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composers/performers are NYC-based duo Popebama. All concerts are free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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).
7:30 p.m.
The festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composers/performers are NYC-based duo Popebama. All concerts are free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The festival spans three days and is an opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composers/performers are NYC-based duo Popebama. All concerts are free and open to the public.
12 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.
3 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Karamo BrownActor, Karamo Brown, known for his roles on The Real World and the Netfilx revival of Queer Eye, will be the keynote speaker as part of the 2018-19 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
7:30 p.m.
Guitarist Gabriel BiancoFrench guitarist Gabriel Bianco has won first prize in several international guitar competitions including the 2008 Guitar Foundation of America Competition and has performed in over 30 music festivals around the world. Free and open to the public.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Ball State Chamber Players consists of many different faculty members from across the School of Music. They offer this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Members of the Guitar Ensemble performingThe Guitar Ensemble is directed by Paul Reilly and is a performance opportunity for all School of Music guitarists. This group studies and performs duo, trio, and quartet literature for the classical guitar and other chamber music for the instrument. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Choral musicians performing on stageIn celebration of Women's History Month, this concert features female vocal soloists and choral ensembles including the Ball State Women's Chorus. Free and open to the public.
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.
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.
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.
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Kathleen Maurer, associate professor of voice, and Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Spring Choreography ProjectExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
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.
GypsyThe 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.
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.
10 a.m.
The Annual Vocal Competition showcases some of the most talented singers in the School of Music, with both undergraduate and graduate divisions. Outside adjudicators come to campus to evaluate student singers who compete for cash prizes. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Spring Choreography ProjectExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
2:30 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.
5 p.m.
This recital will feature the trombone students of Chris Van Hof, assistant professor of music performance (trombone). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Spring Choreography ProjectExperience the future of dance during this showcase of original dance.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe 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.
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.
2:30 p.m.
GypsyThe 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.
2:30 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 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.
GypsyThe 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.
3 p.m.
Papers, projects, and work. Oh, my! How does one manage all of these responsibilities and produce quality work for their supervisor?
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe 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.
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.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe 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.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingFrom the opening sounds of the opera's famous overture, the audience knows they are in for a special theatrical experience. An incredible mash-up of the supernatural, comedy, and drama, Mozart’s "Don Giovanni" is a true operatic masterpiece that must be seen in person to be truly experienced. The opera will be presented in Italian with projected English titles. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe 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.
8 p.m.
GypsyThe 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.
2 p.m.
Opera singers performingFrom the opening sounds of the opera's famous overture, the audience knows they are in for a special theatrical experience. An incredible mash-up of the supernatural, comedy, and drama, Mozart’s "Don Giovanni" is a true operatic masterpiece that must be seen in person to be truly experienced. The opera will be presented in Italian with projected English titles. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
2:30 p.m.
GypsyThe 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.
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.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Musical Arts Woodwind Quintet is a faculty ensemble-in-residence and offers this recital as part of Chamber Music Tuesdays, a new way to experience chamber music at Ball State! Free and open to the public.
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.
12 p.m.
The phrase "transferable skills" is used a lot when helping students write a resume, but many students still aren't sure what skills they are currently using with their on-campus job. In this Lunch & Learn we will identify what the National Association of Colleges and Employers recognizes as a transferable skill and how to help your student employee see the value in the work they do with your area. Bring your lunch if you would like!
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 p.m.
The University Singers performingCelebrate 55 fabulous years of the University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet 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 GiantmakerSet 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.
2:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet 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.
A male saxophonist performingAssociate Director of Bands Caroline Hand presents a concert featuring a wide range of band repertoire with the Ball State Symphony Band. The concert will also include the Muncie Central High School band under the direction of John Clark. Tickets available through Emens Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet 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.
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.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet 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 New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
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.
The GiantmakerSet 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 New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
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 Symphony Orchestra and combined Ball State Choirs as they perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet 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.
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.
7:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
2:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
7:30 p.m.
The GiantmakerSet 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 New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
2:30 p.m.
The New Play InitiativeIn its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists
4 p.m.
An interior photo of the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown IndianapolisIn celebration of Ball State’s Centennial, the School of Music presents its debut concert at the Hilbert Circle Theatre featuring its outstanding students, conductors, soloists, and ensembles. Tickets are currently available through the Hilbert Circle Theatre box office.
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.
New Dance by Noa ShadurAfter 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.
New Dance by Noa ShadurAfter 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.
2:30 p.m.
New Dance by Noa ShadurAfter 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.
Full Circle DanceA 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.
Straight No ChaserFrom an undergraduate singing group at Indiana University to a beloved Atlantic Records act with a devoted international fanbase. Along the way, Straight No Chaser has sold more than 1.6 million albums in the U.S. and amassed more than 100 million YouTube views thanks to tightly arranged songs, impeccable vocal harmonies, and a healthy sense of humor.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA 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.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA 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.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Ball State’s summer bands will present traditional and contemporary works representing many musical periods and styles. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Campus 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.
7:30 p.m.
Campus 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.