Performance Highlights

The School of Music at Ball State University has many award-winning student ensembles that have performed in many regional, national and international venues.  The following is a listing of upcoming and recent performances:

 Upcoming Events

  • The University Singers will perform at the FAME National Show Choir Championships in Chicago, IL in April 2015.
  • The Ball State Jazz Ensemble 1 will go on a European tour this May. The ensemble will travel to Poland, the Czech Republic, and Germany.

Recent Highlights

  • The University Singers performed at the IMEA Convention in Fort Wayne, IN in January 2015.
  • The Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble performed at the Fountain Square Theatre in Indianapolis on October 10, 2014 from 8:30-11:30 p.m.
  • The Golden Age of Jazz, an immersive learning project, performed at the Paramount Theatre in Anderson, IN and at the Brown County Playhouse in Nashville, IN, November 15-16, 2013.
  • The Ball State University Symphony Band performed at the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) 2014 State Conference in Fort Wayne, IN. In February of 2014, the ensemble performs at the College Band Directors National Association North Central Divisional Conference.
  • The Ball State University Wind Ensemble performed at the College Band Directors National Association North Central Divisional Conference in February 2014. In May 2014, the Wind Ensemble performs at the International Tuba Euphonium Conference.
  • The University Singers participated in the Sing-N-Joy International Choral Competition in Louisville, KY in November 2013. In February 2014, the ensemble traveled to Cincinnati, OH to participate in the Central Division Conference of the American Choral Directors Association.
  • The University Singers traveled to Guangzhou, China in November 2013 to participate in the Xinghai Prize International Choir Competition, where the group received a "platinum" rating.
  • The BSU Jazz Lab Ensemble went on a 10-day tour of China in May 2012, which included performances with the Beijing Jazz Orchestra.
  • The Ball State University Chamber Choir was in residence in January 2012 at the Bavarian Music Academy in Marktoberdorf, Germany; concerts in the Basilika at Altenstadt (Wed., Jan. 4th at 7 pm) and St. Jacob's Church in Markt Rettenbach (Fri., Jan. 6th at 4:30 pm); sight-seeing excursions in Bavaria (the Bavarian Alps; King Ludwig the II's Castle Neuchswanstein and Hohenschwangau; Dachau Concentration Camp; New Year's Eve in Munich; some students took the train to Salzburg, Austria). 

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Muncie, IN 47306

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