Featured Events

Upcoming Events
1 p.m.
Christy Woods land manager John Taylor will be offering a spring wildflower tour to the public once again.
1 p.m.
The outside of Sursa Performance HallThis summit will feature electroacoustic (EA) ensembles from Ball State, Western Michigan, IU South Bend, and Wayne State. A panel discussion is also scheduled. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Henry Purcell, Felix Mendelssohn, Lin Hua, Antonín Dvořák, Johannes Brahms, and Giacomo Puccini. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Undiscovered WorldsThis program explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past 20 years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars and fly up to exotic planets and see them up close in the planetarium. Experience the science shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Johannes Brahms, Henri Tomasi, and Alfred Desenclos. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cliff and JohnSongwriters and musicians, John Gorka and Cliff Eberhardt are coming together to perform traditional and contemporary folk music. Rolling Stone Magazine describes Gorka as “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement.” “Eberhardt is a superb singer, with a vast credible range of emotions, and a soulfulness that draws from rock and pop, but also from the best folk ballad styles." – The Boston Globe
8 p.m.
Undiscovered WorldsThis program explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past 20 years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars and fly up to exotic planets and see them up close in the planetarium. Experience the science shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.
3 p.m.
Choir members performing on stageAndrew Crow leads the Ball State Chamber Choir, a prestigious ensemble comprised of approximately 36 singers that performs throughout the country and around the world. Program to include music by Johannes Brahms, Shireen Abu-Khader, Laurie A. Betts, Alice Parker, Edward Elgar, Eli-Eri Moura, Claudin de Sermisy, Gerald Finzi, Anton Bruckner, Igor Stravinsky, W. A. Mozart, Gabriel Fauré, G. P. da Palestrina, Ariel Ramírez, and J. S. Bach. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Arvo Pärt, Gabriel Fauré, and Johannes Brahms. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Jessica is an oboe student of Lisa Kozenko, associate professor of music performance (oboe). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Andrew and Dylon are trombone students of Chris Van Hof, assistant professor of music performance (trombone). Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Sam is a trombone student of Chris Van Hof, assistant professor of music performance (trombone). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra musicians performing on stageThe Campus Orchestra, an ensemble comprised of students from across campus, is led by graduate student conductors. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Third in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
5:30 p.m.
Hahn Recital Hall with pianoPerformances by musicians of all ages and levels who study music with a Ball State University faculty member or student teacher. Sponsored by the Ball State Collegiate Chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Sam is a percussion student of Braham Dembar, assistant professor of music performance (percussion). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
This performance has been canceled - we apologize for any inconvenience. In lieu of this concert, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra will perform on an informal daytime concert and a graduate conducting recital, details TBA.
7:30 p.m.
This recital features student brass chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A violist performing on stageThis recital will feature students of Katrin Meidell, assistant professor of music performance (viola). Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Third in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
5:30 p.m.
Max is a cello student of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cinderella: A BalletThe classic fairy tale comes to life through dance, music, costumes, and lights. Set to the famous musical composition by Sergei Prokofiev, this dazzling ballet features Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother and the Fairies of the Four Seasons who help Cinderella overcome her mean-spirited stepsisters and find her Prince.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Micah is a voice student of Kathleen Maurer, associate professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Third in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Third in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Third in a series of four Senior capstone exhibitions in the Atrium Gallery showcasing the culmination of the undergraduate art studio experience, which is reflected in the creative artwork of the senior undergraduate art students in the School of Art. The first exhibition is open for viewing from April 24th- 28th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.