Upcoming Events
2:30 p.m.
IntertextualityINTERTEXTUALITY investigates how dance can help dissolve borders, blur lines, and result in new understandings.
3 p.m.
Organist Damin SpritzerPresented as part of the Mertens Organ Series. Dr. Spritzer is assistant professor of organ at the University of Oklahoma. Her performances have spanned several continents with many historic churches and instruments. Program to include works by Charles Tournemire, J. S. Bach, Herbert Howells, Mary Howe, and Pierre Kunc. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
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 Beethoven's Sonata in C Major (Op. 2, No. 3) and Sonata in A Major (Op. 101) offered in Beethoven's 250th year. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
9 a.m.
Organist Damin SpritzerPresented as part of the Mertens Organ Series. Dr. Spritzer is assistant professor of organ at the University of Oklahoma. Her performances have spanned several continents with many historic churches and instruments. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
Educators are invited to join Dr. La France for an online overview of "20/20: Twenty Women Artists of the Twentieth Century."
6 p.m.
a violinUnder the direction of Douglas Droste, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra is one of the School of Music's flagship ensembles. This Concert A (6 p.m.) program will include works by Joan Tower, Karel Husa, and Maurice Ravel. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
a cellist performingUnder the direction of Douglas Droste, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra is one of the School of Music's flagship ensembles. This Concert B (7:30 p.m.) program will include works by George Walker and Franz Schubert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
The Music Instruction Building at nightThe EM concert series is a showcase for compositions of electronic and digital media. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by artist, John Pomeroy.
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky.
7:30 p.m.
a clarinetist performingThe Wind Symphony is the second auditioned ensemble of the Ball State band program and performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire. Program to include works by Steven Bryant, Gordon Jacob, James M. David, Aaron Perrine, and Gustav Holst. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
4:30 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. This recital will feature music professors Kelci Kosin (soprano) and Cara Chowning (piano) with guest artist Loralee Songer (mezzo-soprano). Program to include works by Susan LaBarr, Robert Schumann, and Marjorie Rusche. This recital is only available as a livestream.
7:30 p.m.
two hornists performingThe Wind Ensemble is Ball State's premier concert band and performs exciting and challenging music under the direction of Thomas Caneva. Program to include works by Percy Grainger, Gaetano Donizetti, John Mackey, David Gillingham, Ernst Krenek, Omar Thomas, and Paul Hindemith. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
OverpassOct 6–9 First, two sisters watch reality television and crack jokes about Bret Michaels. Then, one sits in a McDonald's bathroom with the ghost of the other, and they crack jokes about being alive.
7:30 p.m.
OverpassFirst, two sisters watch reality television and crack jokes about Bret Michaels. Then, one sits in a McDonald's bathroom with the ghost of the other, and they crack jokes about being alive.
7:30 p.m.
OverpassFirst, two sisters watch reality television and crack jokes about Bret Michaels. Then, one sits in a McDonald's bathroom with the ghost of the other, and they crack jokes about being alive.
9 a.m.
Ellen Elder is associate professor of piano at the University of Southern Mississippi and has performed throughout the United States and South America as soloist, collaborator, and clinician. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky.
7:30 p.m.
OverpassFirst, two sisters watch reality television and crack jokes about Bret Michaels. Then, one sits in a McDonald's bathroom with the ghost of the other, and they crack jokes about being alive.
7:30 p.m.
The Children's HourOct 15–17Written in 1943 by Lillian Hellman, The Children’s Hour is a witch-hunt of a drama set in 1930’s America. Two women are unjustly accused. As their lives and sanity spiral out of control, they begin to see the truth behind the accusations. Our production attempts to aim a mirror at the suffering still going on by similar accusations and asks our audiences to reflect on whom and how they love.
3 p.m.
Join Cindy Cash for Laughter Yoga with humorous art - online!
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky.
7:30 p.m.
The Children's HourWritten in 1943 by Lillian Hellman, The Children’s Hour is a witch-hunt of a drama set in 1930’s America. Two women are unjustly accused. As their lives and sanity spiral out of control, they begin to see the truth behind the accusations. Our production attempts to aim a mirror at the suffering still going on by similar accusations and asks our audiences to reflect on whom and how they love.
7:30 p.m.
The Children's HourWritten in 1943 by Lillian Hellman, The Children’s Hour is a witch-hunt of a drama set in 1930’s America. Two women are unjustly accused. As their lives and sanity spiral out of control, they begin to see the truth behind the accusations. Our production attempts to aim a mirror at the suffering still going on by similar accusations and asks our audiences to reflect on whom and how they love.
2:30 p.m.
The Children's HourWritten in 1943 by Lillian Hellman, The Children’s Hour is a witch-hunt of a drama set in 1930’s America. Two women are unjustly accused. As their lives and sanity spiral out of control, they begin to see the truth behind the accusations. Our production attempts to aim a mirror at the suffering still going on by similar accusations and asks our audiences to reflect on whom and how they love.
12 p.m.
Denise Mahoney will introduce "New Views of Art by Women in the DOMA Collection"
7:30 p.m.
A Modern DanceOct 22–24Using dancers, past and present, as inspiration, faculty members Audra Sokol and Melanie Swihart will present an evening length work of modern dances.
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. This is the 11th Pianopalooza presented by the Ball State piano faculty and will include works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Allessandro Marcello, Robert Schumann, and Frédéric Chopin. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky.
7:30 p.m.
A Modern DanceUsing dancers, past and present, as inspiration, faculty members Audra Sokol and Melanie Swihart will present an evening length work of modern dances.
7:30 p.m.
This concert will feature the Ball State Chamber Choir under the direction of Andrew Crow. This concert is only available as a livestream.
6 p.m.
The concert will feature the Ball State Concert Choir, Women’s Chorus, Statesmen, and University Choral Union under the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann. This concert is only available as a livestream.
7:30 p.m.
A Modern DanceUsing dancers, past and present, as inspiration, faculty members Audra Sokol and Melanie Swihart will present an evening length work of modern dances.
5:30 p.m.
School of Music graduate students will perform prepared solo/concerto selections for a panel of judges. The winners will perform with the Ball State Symphony Orchestra in the spring. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles. A jazz scholarship is also awarded at this annual concert in memory of Ralston C. "Morgy" Craig, an outstanding solo saxophonist who worked on a variety of projects with the Ball State band program in the 1950s and 1960s. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsOct 29–Nov 1She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
7:30 p.m.
Under the direction of Douglas Droste, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra is one of the School of Music's flagship ensembles. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky.
7 p.m.
A free, online campus and community event from the David Owsley Museum of Art.
7:30 p.m.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsShe Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
All Day Event
Ball State clarinet professor Elizabeth Crawford will be joined by guests Trina Gross of the Indianapolis Symphony and Diana Haskell of the St. Louis Symphony for a virtual Ball State Clarinet Day. This virtual event is free and open to all.
7:30 p.m.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsShe Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
2:30 p.m.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsShe Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
7:30 p.m.
Now in its 57th season, the Ball State University Singers have been entertaining audiences young and old through its songs of faith, hope, laughter, and love. The ensemble kicks off the season with its annual Fall Concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
7:30 p.m.
The Ball State New Music Ensemble mostly performs music of the past 50 years, including works by current composition students and faculty. The Student Composers' Forum features creative and innovative musical compositions written by undergraduate and graduate Ball State composers. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky.
All Day Event
Ball State flute professor Mihoko Watanabe will be joined by Chicago Symphony Orchestra principal flutist Stefán Höskuldsson for a virtual Ball State Flute Day. Events to include a warm-up session, master class and Q&A with Mr. Höskuldsson, and a round table discussion with Dr. Watanabe. This virtual event is free and open to all.
All Day Event
Ball State oboe professor Lisa Kozenko will be joined by New York Philharmonic associate principal oboist Sherry Sylar for a virtual Ball State Oboe Marathon. Events to include sessions on audition preparation and reed making, a master class and chamber music making with Sherry Sylar, and one-on-one sessions with Dr. Kozenko. This virtual event is free and open to all.
11 a.m.
This recital features student string chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
School of Music undergraduate students will perform prepared solo/concerto selections for a panel of judges. The winners will perform with the Ball State Symphony Orchestra in the spring. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
The Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This recital will feature the Musical Arts Quintet, a faculty ensemble-in-residence at Ball State. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
BabelNov 10–13 BABEL is a dark comedy set in the near future about two couples who are having trouble getting pregnant, the lengths they go to in order to have a baby, and the morally questionable technology involved.
7:30 p.m.
BabelBABEL is a dark comedy set in the near future about two couples who are having trouble getting pregnant, the lengths they go to in order to have a baby, and the morally questionable technology involved.
7:30 p.m.
The Campus Band and Campus Orchestra are student ensembles led by doctoral and graduate student conductors. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
BabelBABEL is a dark comedy set in the near future about two couples who are having trouble getting pregnant, the lengths they go to in order to have a baby, and the morally questionable technology involved.
7:30 p.m.
The EM concert series is a showcase for compositions of electronic and digital media. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Instructor of Music History Rebecca Burkart presents a recital on harpsichord. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky.
7:30 p.m.
BabelBABEL is a dark comedy set in the near future about two couples who are having trouble getting pregnant, the lengths they go to in order to have a baby, and the morally questionable technology involved.
7:30 p.m.
band musicians performingThe Wind Ensemble is Ball State's premier concert band and performs exciting and challenging music under the direction of Thomas Caneva. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
4 p.m.
This concert will feature the Ball State Choirs performing Dvořák's Te Deum with the Ball State Symphony Orchestra. This concert is only available as a livestream.
7:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Yu-Fang Chen, assistant professor of music performance (violin). Free and open to the public.
11 a.m.
Join bassoon professor Keith Sweger and guest artist Kim Laskowski for a day of learning and music making. Kim Laskowski is associate principal bassoon of the New York Philharmonic and is on faculty at The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
The Youth Symphony Orchestras of East Central Indiana are comprised of pre-college musicians participating in ensembles coached by Ball State faculty and students. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
a percussionist performingThe Wind Symphony performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire under the direction of Caroline Hand. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
5:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance (clarinet). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the students of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
This recital will feature the piano students of Lori Rhoden, professor of music performance. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
The GiftNov 20–22We want to sing. We want to gather. We want to share. We want to remember and celebrate and look forward. Join the department for a holiday kick-off production in the quad. No tickets required.
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky.
8 a.m.
Come learn about music composition, the art and skill of creating music. This event will be led by Ball State composition faculty with opportunities to meet current composition students. Free and open to the public.
2 p.m.
The GiftWe want to sing. We want to gather. We want to share. We want to remember and celebrate and look forward. Join the department for a holiday kick-off production in the quad. No tickets required.
2 p.m.
The GiftWe want to sing. We want to gather. We want to share. We want to remember and celebrate and look forward. Join the department for a holiday kick-off production in the quad. No tickets required.
3 p.m.
Percussion Ensemble II is under the direction of percussion professor Braham Dembar. This intermediate ensemble performs a wide range of challenging percussion repertoire. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Percussion Ensemble I is under the direction of percussion professor Braham Dembar. This advanced ensemble performs a balance of historically relevant repertoire and contemporary works. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Skerryvore7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
The Price is Right Photo7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium