Symphony band with trombones performing on stageThe Ball State Campus and Concert Bands are traditional concert bands that provide an opportunity for music and non-music majors to participate on a limited rehearsal and performance schedule. Campus band meets only in the fall and Concert Band meets only in the spring.  

The ensembles’ goals are to provide an opportunity for students to continue performing wind band music at the collegiate level. Music education majors are encouraged to perform with the Campus or Concert Band on secondary instruments.

Class Information

Number of Concerts: 1

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Time

Tuesday: 7 – 9 p.m.

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Location

Music Instruction Building, room 152

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Course Numbers

  • MUSC 140 2C (0 Credit)
  • MUSC 341 2C (0.5 Credit)
Conductors
  • Austin Hinkle
  • Stuart Ivey
  • Ryan Lovell
  • Miles Wurster

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Number of Concerts: 2

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Times

  • Monday: 3:15 - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 3:15 - 5 p.m.

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Location

Music Instruction Building, room 152

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Course Numbers

  • MUSC 140 2C (0 Credit)
  • MUSC 341 2C (1 Credit)
Conductors
  • Austin Hinkle
  • Stuart Ivey
  • Ryan Lovell

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Auditions

There is no audition requirement for membership, but they are held for chair placement and part assignments. Simply enroll in the class and join us for the first rehearsal! Chair placement and part assignment auditions generally take place at the second or third rehearsal.

Graduate Program in Conducting

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The graduate program in wind band conducting is a small and selective program that prepares students to effectively function in academic and professional settings. Ball State offers  a master of music with a major in conducting and the doctor of arts in music with a primary emphasis in conducting. Graduate assistantships and yearly stipends are available for students in these programs.