School of Music

The School of Music presents live webcasts of many of its large ensemble concerts and other select recitals. View the upcoming schedule of live streaming concerts.

Upcoming Events
1 p.m.
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the voice studio of Elizabeth Truitt. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The Ball State New Music Ensemble is dedicated to performing chamber and solo music of the past thirty years, along with classics of the earlier 20th-century. It features a diversity of musical styles from all over the globe, as well as new works by faculty and student composers at Ball State. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Every year, the School of Music faculty presents solo and chamber music recitals. The Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Anna is a student of Ray Kilburn, Associate Professor of Music. Program to include works by G. F. Handel, W. A. Mozart, Frédéric Chopin, and Igor Stravinsky. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
As Ball State's dedicated early music ensemble, the Collegium Musicum will present a concert of music primarily from the 16th and 17th centuries. The ensemble is directed by Rebecca Burkart. Free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the harp studio of Elizabeth Richter. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the trombone studio of Andrew Mitchell. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Nina is a piano student of Robert Palmer, the Ruth Weldy Mauzy and Mary Weldy Porter Distinguished Professor (Piano). Program to include selections by Rachmaninoff, Haydn, and Schumann. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions.
6 p.m.
Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions.
5 p.m.
Trombonist Peter EllefsonPeter Ellefson is Professor of Music at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, where he is also Chair of the Brass Department. He has performed, recorded and toured internationally with the Chicago Symphony and the New York Philharmonic and has also performed with the Boston, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, National and Oregon Symphonies among many others. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Sle-Ki is a student of Robert Palmer, the Ruth Weldy Mauzy and Mary Weldy Porter Distinguished Professor (Piano). Program to include works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Liszt. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
This concert will feature the Brazilian Ensemble under the direction of doctoral assistant Bruno Cabrera. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
University SingersNow in its 53rd season, the Ball State University Singers has been entertaining audiences both young and old through its songs of faith, hope, laughter, and love. The ensemble warms up the month of January with its annual Winter Cabaret.
7:30 p.m.
A solo vocalist performing with orchestraDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works on their first concert of the semester. The concert will feature winners of the Undergraduate and Graduate Solo/Concerto Competitions.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians on stage performingIn memory of School of Music alumus Uttamlal “Tom” Shah, who was killed in a U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya in 1998. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites as well as original compositions and arrangements by ensemble members at this annual concert!
7:30 p.m.
A singer performingCome support the Ball State Opera Theatre at their First Annual Opera Gala! The evening will feature several prominent opera students as well as voice and piano faculty from the School of Music.
7:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand conduct the ensembles and are joined by guest conductor Gary Hill.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra and Choir performingThe School of Music presents a concert in Sursa Performance Hall as a preview to its debut performance at the Palladium in Carmel, IN. This concert gives the Muncie and Ball State community the opportunity to hear a preview of the Palladium concert right here on campus! Join us for this special concert featuring the Ball State Wind Ensemble followed by the Ball State Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs as they perform Carl Orff's masterwork, Carmina Burana.
3 p.m.
Exterior of the PalladiumIn its debut at The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, the Ball State University School of Music presents a concert featuring its outstanding students, conductors, and ensembles. Tickets available through The Center for the Performing Arts.
7:30 p.m.
Three female oboist performing with other band members in the backgroundGraduate 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.
7:30 p.m.
Trumpeter Vince DiMartino and saxophonist Chris VadalaDesigned to promote jazz within Indiana, the Art of Jazz Series presents internationally renowned artists in concert with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli. This concert's guest artists include trumpeter Vincent DiMartino and saxophonist Chris Vadala.
7:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand conduct the ensembles.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers during a performanceOne of Mozart’s operatic masterpieces, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) was written at the height of the composer's genius. Join conductor Douglas Droste and director Jon Truitt as the Ball State Opera Theatre presents this timeless operatic classic! Le nozze di Figaro will be sung in Italian and titles will be projected throughout. This is the first of two performances.
2 p.m.
Opera singers during a performanceOne of Mozart’s operatic masterpieces, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) was written at the height of the composer's genius. Join conductor Douglas Droste and director Jon Truitt as the Ball State Opera Theatre presents this timeless operatic classic! Le nozze di Figaro will be sung in Italian and titles will be projected throughout. This is the second of two performances.
7:30 p.m.
Singers during a performanceCelebrate 53 fabulous years of the University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun!
7:30 p.m.
Singers during a performanceCelebrate 53 fabulous years of the University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun!
7:30 p.m.
ChanticleerNow in its 13th season, the Arts Alive Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists. Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz and popular genres, as well as contemporary composition.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians on stage performingThe Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble has been selected by competitive audition to perform at this summer's Montreux Jazz Festival. Come hear this "Preview of Montreux" along with the other Ball State Jazz Ensembles on their final concert of the year!
3 p.m.
A diverse group of students singing on a choir concertThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester, offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Each concert features two or more student ensembles and a broad palette of vibrant music.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestral musicians performing on stageDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Program information to be announced.
7:30 p.m.
Three female oboist performing with other band members in the backgroundGraduate 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.
7:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand conduct the ensembles.
3 p.m.
A group of men in black suits, white shirts, and red and black striped ties performing in the Statesmen choral ensembleThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester, offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Each concert features two or more student ensembles and a broad palette of vibrant music.
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School of Music
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

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