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 Ball State University Wind Ensemble will perform at the Indiana Music Educator’s Association (IMEA) Professional Conference in January, 2017.
  • The Ball State University Wind Ensemble, Ball State Symphony Orchestra, and combined choirs will perform at the Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, IN in February, 2017.
  • The Ball State University Wind Ensemble will perform at the College Band Director’s National Association (CBDNA) National Conference in Kansas City, MO in March, 2017.

Recent Highlights

  • The Ball State University Statesmen performed at the National Seminar for Intercollegiate Men's Choruses in March of 2016, hosted by the University of Illinois and featuring top male choirs from across the United States.

  • The Ball State Concert Choir as well as the Ball State Symphony Orchestra performed at the IMEA Professional Development Conference in Ft. Wayne in January, 2016.
  • The University Singers performed at the FAME National Show Choir Championships in Chicago, IL in April 2015.
  • The Ball State Jazz Ensemble 1 went on a European tour in May 2015. The ensemble traveled to Poland, the Czech Republic, and Germany.
  • 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 IMEA 2014 State Conference in Fort Wayne, IN. In February of 2014, the ensemble performed at the CBDNA North Central Divisional Conference.
  • The Ball State University Wind Ensemble performed at the CBDNA North Central Divisional Conference in February 2014. In May 2014, the Wind Ensemble performed 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 Ball State University 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, with concerts in the Basilika at Altenstadt and St. Jacob's Church in Markt Rettenbach.


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