Featured Events

Upcoming Events
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.
9 a.m.
Clarinet professor Elizabeth CrawfordA day full of learning and music making with Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of clarinet at Ball State University, and guest artist Benjamin Freimuth, acting associate principal of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Vocalists performing on stageThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Ball State voice faculty present a recital featuring a wide range of solo and chamber music with proceeds benefiting the 12th Annual Vocal Competition. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
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.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.
All Day Event
Electronic grade submission open for the first 5 week courses.
All Day Event
This is the last course day for students that are enrolled in a first 5 week course.
5 p.m.
Get introduced to the process of intentional career planning, and you can begin exploring immediately!
7:30 p.m.
The outside of Sursa Performance HallThe EM concert series is a showcase for compositions for electronic/digital media and/or live performance. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.
All Day Event
Electronic grade submission is open for the first 5 week courses.
All Day Event
Classes for the second 5 week term begin today.
5 p.m.
Discover the in’s and out’s of landing the best salary and benefits for yourself. There are many things to consider; you will want to attend to find the best ways to set yourself up for success.
7:30 p.m.
Isabel Leonard, photo by Becca FayNow in its 14th season, the Arts Alive! Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists. Highly acclaimed for her “passionate intensity and remarkable vocal beauty,” the multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning Isabel Leonard thrills audiences both in the opera house and on the concert stage. She will present an all-Bernstein program with pianist John Arida. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
By Catherine Trieschmann. Directed by Melissa Baldwin. Fourteen-year-old Laney arrives in Oxford, Mississippi with a twisted back, a mother in crisis and a burning desire to be a writer. When she befriends Maribel Purdy, a fervent believer in the power of Jesus Christ to save her from the humiliations of high school, and embarks on a hilarious spiritual and sexual journey that challenges her mother's secular worldview and threatens to tear their fragile relationship apart.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.
All Day Event
Electronic grade submission is open for the first 5 week courses.
10 a.m.
Isabel Leonard, photo by Becca FayThe multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard will give a master class at Ball State University in conjunction with her Arts Alive! Concert Series performance. Free and open to the public.
11 a.m.
Saxophonist Walter SmithA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Walter Smith III is recognized as an adept performer, accomplished composer, and inspired educator. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Kris Molloy will give a presentation on her country of origin, New Zealand! New Zealand is located in Oceania. Mountainous New Zealand is made up of two large islands as well as Stewart Island. New Zealand’s geography includes glaciers, fjords, mountains, plains, hills, forests, volcanic plateaus, and sandy beaches. The Hobbit andother famous movies have been filmed there.
6 p.m.
Taking place at Minnetrista, this community forum focuses on the theme of arts and culture.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.