Upcoming Events
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 commissioned premieres for viola-clarinet duo by Samuel Robles, Jenni Brandon, Antonio Gervasoni, Dominic Dousa. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Amazing GraceAMAZING GRACE is a new original musical based on the awe-inspiring true story behind the world’s most beloved song. A captivating tale of romance, rebellion and redemption, this radiant production follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. John Newton, a willful and musically talented young Englishman, faces a future as uncertain as the turning tide. Coming of age as Britain sits atop an international empire of slavery, he finds himself torn between following in the footsteps of his father – a slave trader – or embracing the more compassionate views of his childhood sweetheart. Accompanied by his slave, Thomas, John embarks on a perilous voyage on the high seas. When that journey finds John in his darkest hour, a transformative moment of self-reckoning inspires a blazing anthem of hope that will finally guide him home.
7:30 p.m.
Amazing GraceAMAZING GRACE is a new original musical based on the awe-inspiring true story behind the world’s most beloved song. A captivating tale of romance, rebellion and redemption, this radiant production follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. John Newton, a willful and musically talented young Englishman, faces a future as uncertain as the turning tide. Coming of age as Britain sits atop an international empire of slavery, he finds himself torn between following in the footsteps of his father – a slave trader – or embracing the more compassionate views of his childhood sweetheart. Accompanied by his slave, Thomas, John embarks on a perilous voyage on the high seas. When that journey finds John in his darkest hour, a transformative moment of self-reckoning inspires a blazing anthem of hope that will finally guide him home.
2 p.m.
Røde MicrophonesThe Music Media Production studios will host a workshop with guest presenter Ryan White of the Australian microphone manufacturer Røde. This is a great opportunity for those interested in music production and recording. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
We invite you to participate in the 2018 Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM) Internship & Career Fair, Thursday, January 25, 2018.
7:30 p.m.
Do you speak DjembeTonight you are a star performer! Led by your Master of Ceremonies, you and the entire audience participate in the show and play your favourite tunes alongside an amazing line-up of world-class Western and African musicians where the audience becomes the largest djembe band in America. Led by Doug Manuel, the show is a unique interactive family experience filled with energy and emotion – never seen or heard before – that has taken the public and the media by storm!
7:30 p.m.
a piano soloist performing with orchestraDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. The program will include the graduate solo/concerto winners, Christopher Theofanidis's "Rainbow Body," and Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring Suite." Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
12 p.m.
Anas Almassrahy will give a presentation on his country of origin Saudi Arabia, Mecca. Mecca is located in the Sirat Mountains in western Saudi Arabia. The Kaaba is a shrine located in the center of the Great Mosque in Mecca. Muslims consider it the most sacred spot on Earth. Muslims face toward the shrine during the five daily prayers. The Kaaba is roughly 50 feet high and about 35 by 40 feet at the base.
7:30 p.m.
Detroit '67In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. When a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingCome support the Ball State Opera Theatre at their second annual Gala event! The evening will feature several prominent opera students as well as voice and piano faculty from the School of Music. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Detroit '67In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. When a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots.
2:30 p.m.
Detroit '67In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. When a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots.
4:30 p.m.
"Meet and Greet" event for current Graduate School students.
7:30 p.m.
Black Market TrustThe Black Market Trust are an American pop/vocal jazz band whose current release II combines the sounds of the great American crooners and vocal groups with the romantic Eastern European gypsy fire of jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. Consisting of five world class musicians who have traveled the globe recording and performing on the world’s biggest stages and with music’s most renowned artists, The Black Market Trust capitalize on their experience and pedigree to deliver a sophomore album that manages to bring a new and exciting sound to 12 tried and true classic songs.
7:30 p.m.
Detroit '67In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. When a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageIn memory of School of Music alumnus Uttamlal “Tom” Shah, who was killed in a U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya in 1998. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions for big band at this annual concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Detroit '67In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. When a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots.
5 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of DOMA's Richard Diebenkorn exhibition—including Bach, Mozart, and mid-20th century American music—with Dr. James Helton, professor of piano performance, Ball State University School of Music.
7:30 p.m.
Detroit '67In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. When a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots.
7:30 p.m.
Detroit '67In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. When a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots.
7:30 p.m.
Detroit '67In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. When a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots.
1 p.m.
Indian classical musician Ustad Shafaat KhanWorld-renowned Indian classical musician Ustad Shafaat Khan has performed worldwide at many prestigious concert halls, music festivals, and universities all over India, America, Europe, China, Russia, and Japan. In the rich history of Indian classical music, Mr. Khan has distinguished himself by being the first known artist to have attained simultaneous excellence in performing sitar, surbahar, and tabla. Free and open to the public.
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. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A first for the Department of Theatre and Dance, the 10-Minute Play Fest will feature six one-acts written by students in the department’s playwriting classes. Both directing students and theatrical studies majors can gain experience working with new play development and producing said works.
7:30 p.m.
Perfect for Valentine's Day, this concert centers on love, and all the good and bad that comes of it. Featuring a variety of dance genres, including jazz, tap, and ballet, fans and haters of Valentine's Day will find something to enjoy in this concert.
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. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Friday Night Cardboard imageFriday Night Cardboard is hosted on Bracken Library's lower level on the third Friday of every month when Fall and Spring classes are in session. Board, card, and word games from Educational Technology & Resources' collections will be available to play, including modern board games like Dominion, Ticket to Ride, and (Settlers of) Catan, and family classics like Monopoly, Scrabble, and Uno. Participants are also welcome to bring a game of their own to share. Friday Night Cardboard also features an opportunity for players to learn unfamiliar games. Each month our librarian will choose a game from the University Libraries' collection and teach it to newcomers. Advance registration is not required. Just show up, and bring your friends!
7:30 p.m.
Pericles: Price of TyreEnter Pirates! Set sail with Pericles, Prince of Tyre, on an action-packed, epic journey. In heroic fashion, Pericles woos a princess, fights a famine, weathers storms and a shipwreck, wins the hand of his wife, loses her at sea, and entrusts his only child to a king and queen. From a riddle to a heartrending reunion, Shakespeare’s tale charts one man’s sweeping voyage from a headstrong youth to a sage, world-weary man, with humor, pathos and passion.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians 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 the concert will also feature guest conductor Eugene Migliaro Corporon. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Annie Moses BandWarner Classics artist, the Annie Moses Band, has been inspiring and entertaining audiences for over a decade, bringing their distinctive style of music across the US and around the world. A captivating blend of folk and classical, the Annie Moses Band is a talented ensemble of songwriters, singers, musicians, and siblings combining technical skill with exhilarating showmanship.​
7:30 p.m.
Travis TrittEnjoy a special evening with CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist, Travis Tritt. Experience this rare opportunity featuring the multi-platinum artist in an intimate solo-acoustic setting where his powerful voice and his guitar are the subject of the spotlight. An up-close and personal event punctuated by personal stories and anecdotes about his life and musical influences. Performing some of his biggest hits, including “T-R-O-U-B-L-E,” “It’s A Great Day to Be Alive” and “Best of Intentions;” the Grand Ole Opry member will bring his award-winning songs to life and leave the audience with a truly memorable experience.
1 p.m.
Recording engineers at a mixing boardBall State Music Media Production students will run several live recording sessions to showcase the capabilities of the recording studios and the praxis oriented nature of the program. This is a perfect opportunity for all to meet the faculty, see what the program is all about, and experience a recording session first hand. Free and open to the public.
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. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The improvising chamber ensemble 9 HorsesThe improvising chamber ensemble 9 Horses will be in residency at the School of Music with two days of workshops, master classes, and a concert. With original compositions and genre-hopping virtuosity of all three members, the trio represents co-leader Joe Brent's vision of a musical future with no barrier between the old notions of 'folk art' and 'fine art'. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The improvising chamber ensemble 9 HorsesThe improvising chamber ensemble 9 Horses will be in residency at the School of Music with two days of workshops, master classes, and a concert. With original compositions and genre-hopping virtuosity of all three members, the trio represents co-leader Joe Brent's vision of a musical future with no barrier between the old notions of 'folk art' and 'fine art'. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
The improvising chamber ensemble 9 HorsesThis improvising chamber ensemble is comprised of Joe Brent on mandolin, Sara Caswell on violin, and Andrew Ryan on bass. The concert will include the premiere performance of “yellow toy truck with silver wheels,” a piece for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, piano, harp, and percussion commissioned by the Ball State School of Music. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
John Van Cura is a National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Master Teacher and Professor Emeritus of Voice at Baylor University. He has sung over fifty opera and oratorio roles, including the major works of Bach and Haydn. His students have won many major vocal competitions and have gone on to lead careers as opera singers, recitalists, choral conductors, and voice teachers. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
a bassoon soloist performing with orchestraDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. The program will include the undergraduate concerto winners, Jim Rhinehart's "Zarabanda" (*world premiere)​, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade." Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
CinderellaRodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
brass musicians performingGraduate 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.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Jeff CoffinDesigned 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 artist is saxophonist Jeff Coffin of the Dave Matthews Band. Winners of the 45th Annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival will also perform at the beginning of the concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Rhythm of the DanceThis two-hour dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent. The show is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. Using modern art forms of dance and music, this richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient. Combining traditional dance and music with the most up to date stage technology, the show is a thousand year old story executed with all the advantages of the modern day stage show. Rhythm of the Dance has heralded a new era in Irish entertainment, internationally rated as one of the most popular and busiest Irish step dance shows in the world. Rhythm of the Dance aspires to a purity content preserving the traditions of Irish step dancing and yet presenting it in the most modern format that has made it a leader in its field. The show features a live band, three tenors & some 22 dancers. Be sure to experience Rhythm of the Dance when it performs in a venue near you. You'll be very glad you did! 4.5 million fans can't be wrong!!
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
12 p.m.
Airlifter Brass of the US Air Force Band of Mid-AmericaAirlifter Brass is the brass quintet of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America. With the traditional instrumentation of two trumpets, horn, trombone, and tuba plus percussion, the ensemble is known for its versatility and outstanding musicianship. Their performance repertoire spans five centuries, from the glorious antiphonal sounds of the Renaissance, to the rich diversity of American musical styles. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The School of Art and The Atrium Gallery invites the public to the 83rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, running from Thursday February 22nd through Tuesday March 13th. The opening reception will be Saturday February 24th from 6-8 pm.
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. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Composer Abbie BetinisThe festival spans three days and is a wonderful opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composer is Abbie Betinis. A McKnight Artist Fellow, her music unfolds with a dramatic, melodic impulse, often inspired by language, patterns, and play. All concerts are free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Composer Abbie BetinisThe festival spans three days and is a wonderful opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composer is Abbie Betinis. A McKnight Artist Fellow, her music unfolds with a dramatic, melodic impulse, often inspired by language, patterns, and play. All concerts are free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Friday Night Cardboard ImageFriday Night Cardboard is hosted on Bracken Library's lower level on the third Friday of every month when Fall and Spring classes are in session. Board, card, and word games from Educational Technology & Resources' collections will be available to play, including modern board games like Dominion, Ticket to Ride, and (Settlers of) Catan, and family classics like Monopoly, Scrabble, and Uno. Participants are also welcome to bring a game of their own to share. Friday Night Cardboard also features an opportunity for players to learn unfamiliar games. Each month our librarian will choose a game from the University Libraries' collection and teach it to newcomers. Advance registration is not required. Just show up, and bring your friends!
All Day Event
Composer Abbie BetinisThe festival spans three days and is a wonderful opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. This year's featured guest composer is Abbie Betinis. A McKnight Artist Fellow, her music unfolds with a dramatic, melodic impulse, often inspired by language, patterns, and play. All concerts are free and open to the public.
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. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Samples of images of blown glass and computer animation by graduate students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 20th until Friday March 23rd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 22nd from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
Moscow BalletThe Moscow Festival Ballet was founded in 1989 when legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet Sergei Radchenko sought to realize his vision of a company which would bring together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies in an independent new company within the framework of Russian classic ballet.
7:30 p.m.
Julie Johnson takes the audience on a journey of two women who start in similar situations, fall in love, and then come to different realizations as their efforts to improve their personal lives leads to a shift in priorities, including deciding on who they love.
9 a.m.
Samples of images of blown glass and computer animation by graduate students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 20th until Friday March 23rd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 22nd from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
Samples of images of blown glass and computer animation by graduate students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 20th until Friday March 23rd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 22nd from 4-6 pm.
5:30 p.m.
Image of the artist Gabriel Craig posing with an anvil and hammer in his metals workshop.The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by metals artist and sculptor Gabriel Craig, the sixth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, March 22nd, from 5:30-6:30 pm in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
We Bajo 3For all the innovation and invention that goes into modern music these days, it’s the inspiration derived from one’s roots that prove the most enduring. So credit Galway, Ireland’s We Banjo 3 for finding common ground between old world tradition and authentic Americana by playing their banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin in an innovation fusion of styles that they dub “Celtgrass.” Four albums in -- their latest, String Theory, was released in July of 2016 -- the band’s rousing revelry, sheer virtuosity, power, passion, and purpose have made them one of the music world’s most celebrated ensembles.
9 a.m.
Samples of images of blown glass and computer animation by graduate students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of the work of first and second year students in the MFA Visual Art program of the College of Fine Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 20th until Friday March 23rd. The opening reception will be Thursday March 22nd from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
A male saxophonist 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. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
A Chorus LineA Chorus Line is a stunning musical that captures the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition. Exploring the inner lives and poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies, the show features one powerhouse song after another. Memorable musical numbers include “What I Did for Love,” “One,” “At the Ballet,” “The Music and the Mirror,” and “I Hope I Get It.” A Chorus Line is a brilliantly complex fusion of song, dance, and compellingly authentic drama.
3 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. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
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. The Da Camera Brass Quintet is a faculty ensemble-in-residence at Ball State University. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
As the first public presentation of choreographic works by Junior BFA dance majors, this dance concert provides glimpses of the process involved in making a dance piece. The selected works highlight the best in original dances from the talented class of 2019.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
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. The Musical Arts Quintet is a faculty ensemble-in-residence at Ball State University. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
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. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Le Vent du NordSince its inception in August 2002, Le Vent du Nord has enjoyed meteoric success. The band has received several prestigious awards, including a Juno, and is now one of the most-loved Quebec folk outfits throughout the world. The current line-up consists of singers / multi-instrumentalists Nicolas Boulerice, Simon Beaudry, Olivier Demers, and Réjean Brunet. Some songs come from traditional folk repertoire, while others are original compositions. On stage, these four friends achieve peaks of happiness that they eagerly share with any and all audiences. Le Vend du Nord knows how to deliver music that will move any crowd – to their feet and in their hearts!
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
5:30 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by performance and video artist Liz Rodda, the seventh installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, April 5th, from 5:30-6:30 pm in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
The Imani Winds, photo by Matthew MurphyNow in its 14th season, the Arts Alive! Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists. Extolled by The Washington Post as “exuding a sultry sophistication during performances,” the GRAMMY® nominated quintet Imani Winds has established itself as one of the most successful chamber music ensembles in the United States. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
Sample of artworks created by graduate art students.The School of Art and the Atrium Gallery are proud to invite you to an exhibition of Final Creative Projects by students completing the MFA in Visual Arts. The exhibition will run from Tuesday March 27th until Thursday April 6th. Closing reception will be Thursday April 5th from 4-6 pm.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingCelebrate 54 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! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Dry LandEster is a swimmer trying to stay afloat, but her friend Amy is curled up on the locker room floor. Set largely in the girls’ locker room of a Florida high school, this new play by Ruby Rae Spiegel sets out to deal with the harrowing experiences of abortion, female friendship, resiliency, and what happens in one high school locker room after everybody’s left.
8 a.m.
Trombonist Natalie MannixJoin Ball State trombone professor Chris Van Hof with guest artist Natalie Mannix for a day of learning and music making. The Festival will feature recitals, master classes, and mass trombone ensemble participation for all. Free and open to the public with registration required.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingCelebrate 54 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! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
3 p.m.
The Canadian BrassThe world-renowned brass quintet Canadian Brass will perform with Ball State University’s Jazz Lab Ensemble and Wind Ensemble at the Embassy Theatre in Fort Wayne. Tickets available through the Embassy Theatre's Box Office in person or online.
9 a.m.
First 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 10th- 14th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
7:30 p.m.
In its third year, The New Play Project features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists.
9 a.m.
First 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 10th- 14th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
First 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 10th- 14th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
7:30 p.m.
Father's DazeHow many shows has your dad sat through for you? Dance recitals, school plays… probation hearings? Now you can finally repay him by bringing him to a hilarious and heartwarming show designed specifically for Dads and the people who love them. Father’s Daze is a delightful view of the world through the eyes of three Dads who just happen to be highly accomplished humorists/storytellers/performers. Bil Lepp, Bill Harley, and Don White join forces to take you on a wild journey of love and laughter through the Dad Experience. Give dad a break and let him laugh and revel in the shared experience he can never talk about that is fatherhood. If it were your show, he’d go for you.
9 a.m.
First 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 10th- 14th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingJoin conductor Douglas Droste and director Jon Truitt as the Ball State Opera Theatre explores this operatic masterpiece. The production celebrates two centennials: the 100-year anniversary of Ball State University and the 100-year anniversary of Puccini's "Il Trittico," an epic trio of one-act operas. "Il Trittico" will be sung in Italian and titles will be projected throughout. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Modern GentlemenAn all-star vocal group originally brought together by the legendary Frankie Valli! With the stylings of classic vocal groups like The Four Freshmen and The Hi-Lo’s, they blend today's sound of a Michael Bublé times four to create the ultimate vocal experience for all ages! Individually, THE MODERN GENTLEMEN were all successful, in-demand singers prior to joining The Four Seasons. For over 14 years now (long before JERSEY BOYS became a worldwide sensation), they’ve been "the real guys" wowing audiences worldwide providing all the background vocals and choreography alongside the rock & roll icon on his world tour!
9 a.m.
First 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 10th- 14th. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
2 p.m.
Stunt Dog ExperienceChris Perondi is the Stunt Dog Guy and his famous stunt dogs are out of this world! Director Chris Perondi has been entertaining audiences of all sizes since 1999. He has produced over 9,000 shows in his career. Over 4,500 have been stage shows for performing arts theaters and for major theme parks such as: Silver Dollar City in Branson-MO, Dollywood in Pigeon Forge-TN, Stone Mountain Georgia, Worlds of Fun in Kansas City-MO, Valleyfair Theme Park, Long Island Wildlife Park, and Knotts Berry Farm in Southern California, the Indianapolis Zoo, and Six Flags of America.
7 p.m.
Stunt Dog ExperienceChris Perondi is the Stunt Dog Guy and his famous stunt dogs are out of this world! Director Chris Perondi has been entertaining audiences of all sizes since 1999. He has produced over 9,000 shows in his career. Over 4,500 have been stage shows for performing arts theaters and for major theme parks such as: Silver Dollar City in Branson-MO, Dollywood in Pigeon Forge-TN, Stone Mountain Georgia, Worlds of Fun in Kansas City-MO, Valleyfair Theme Park, Long Island Wildlife Park, and Knotts Berry Farm in Southern California, the Indianapolis Zoo, and Six Flags of America.
2 p.m.
Opera singers performingJoin conductor Douglas Droste and director Jon Truitt as the Ball State Opera Theatre explores this operatic masterpiece. The production celebrates two centennials: the 100-year anniversary of Ball State University and the 100-year anniversary of Puccini's "Il Trittico," an epic trio of one-act operas. "Il Trittico" will be sung in Italian and titles will be projected throughout. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
5 p.m.
Image of one of Chris Sickels' stop-motion illustrations, showing a puppet of a young man yelling and motioning against a sky with clouds.The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by 3D illustrator and stop motion animator Chris Sickels, the eighth and final installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Tuesday, April 17, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
Drummer Adam NussbaumDesigned 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 artist is drummer Adam Nussbaum. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
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. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Friday Night Cardboard ImageFriday Night Cardboard is hosted on Bracken Library's lower level on the third Friday of every month when Fall and Spring classes are in session. Board, card, and word games from Educational Technology & Resources' collections will be available to play, including modern board games like Dominion, Ticket to Ride, and (Settlers of) Catan, and family classics like Monopoly, Scrabble, and Uno. Participants are also welcome to bring a game of their own to share. Friday Night Cardboard also features an opportunity for players to learn unfamiliar games. Each month our librarian will choose a game from the University Libraries' collection and teach it to newcomers. Advance registration is not required. Just show up, and bring your friends!
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians 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. 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. Free and open to the public.
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. 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
3 p.m.
Choir members performing on stageThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. 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. 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.
7:30 p.m.
Peter PanNever Never Land has never been so real! Jaw-dropping acts with actors, singers, dancers, and acrobats to tell the story of the boy who never grew up. Based on the story by James M. Barrie, and brought to you by creator Hanoch Rosen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
3 p.m.
Members of the Statesmen choir performing on stageThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. This concert will feature Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.” Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
9 a.m.
Fourth 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 Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Fourth 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 Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Fourth 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 Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Fourth 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 Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.
9 a.m.
Fourth 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 Tuesday May 1st through Saturday May 5th at 4 pm, open the afternoon after commencement. Gallery hours M - F, 10-4 pm, Sat 1-4 pm, closed Sundays and university holidays.