The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First Symphony
Start: March 20, 2021 11 a.m.
End: March 20, 2021 8:30 p.m.
Location: Sursa Performance Hall

Contact Details

Michael Pounds


Postponed to here from last March, the Ball State University Festival of New Music celebrates its 50th year of premieres and performances of new music. The Festival is comprised of four concerts featuring works by composers from across the country.

This year's guest composer is Kyong Mee Choi and the featured guest artists are the Bro-Fowler Duo and Tower Duo.


Concert Schedule

  • Friday, March 19 - 7:30 p.m
  • Saturday, March 20 - 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7:30 p.m


These concerts will be offered as livestreams - visit the Concert Livestream Page to watch live. Streaming begins approximately 15 minutes prior to scheduled concert start time.

Free Admission

All Festival of New Music concerts are free and open to the public.


Parking is available in the McKinley Parking Garage (entrance on Ashland Avenue) located immediately south of Sursa Hall. During the week, metered parking ($1/hr) is available on the first floor of the garage up until 7 p.m. at which time parking is free. Parking in this garage is free on weekends.

COVID-19 Safety Policies

We look forward to welcoming our patrons to campus and have a number of policies in place to ensure this can be done safely.

  1. Please visit Ball State’s COVID-19 Visitor Information page for current information and any updates regarding campus visitors.
  2. If a visitor exhibits any symptoms of COVID-19, they should NOT attend events or otherwise enter campus buildings and grounds.
  3. Face masks are required inside campus buildings at all times. This includes School of Music performances at Sursa Hall and Hahn Hall. Learn more.
  4. Please maintain a physical distance of at least 6 feet from other people at all times.
  5. Please follow all ushers’ directions regarding entering and exiting performances. Only select seats will be available in Sursa Hall (marked with red dots) and chairs in Hahn Hall will be appropriately distanced. We ask that you please remain seated throughout the performance to ensure that physical distancing is possible at all times.