Featured Events

Saturday, September 23, 2017
9 a.m.
Bassoonist William BuchmanJoin guest artist William Buchman, assistant principal bassoon of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Ball State bassoon professor Keith Sweger for a day of master classes, workshops, and performances. Paul Nordby, owner of Paul Nordby Bassoon Repair, LLC, and reed specialist Jim Poe will also be on campus for the day. Free and open to the public - registration is requested.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
6:30 p.m.
Saturn & BeyondAfter over 10 years in orbit around Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft will end its mission exploring Saturn on September 15, 2017 by purposefully entering the planet’s atmosphere. Before it’s destroyed it will send back information from that and other daring trips around Saturn. Come explore one of the most beautiful sights in our solar system in this production and afterwards learn about the most up-to-date information sent back during the final months of the Cassini mission.
7:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Timothy McAllisterA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Timothy McAllister is an internationally-acclaimed soloist, soprano saxophonist of the renowned PRISM Quartet, and Associate Professor of Saxophone at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Alison BrownThousands of three-finger style banjo players have since made their marks, but none has cut such a path or moved so far along it as has Alison Brown. She’s acclaimed as one of today’s finest progressive banjo players, but you rarely find her in a conventional bluegrass setting. Instead, she’s known for leading an ensemble that successfully marries a broad array of roots-influenced music: folk, jazz, Celtic and Latin.
8 p.m.
Saturn & BeyondAfter over 10 years in orbit around Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft will end its mission exploring Saturn on September 15, 2017 by purposefully entering the planet’s atmosphere. Before it’s destroyed it will send back information from that and other daring trips around Saturn. Come explore one of the most beautiful sights in our solar system in this production and afterwards learn about the most up-to-date information sent back during the final months of the Cassini mission.