a clarinetist performing
Start: October 1, 2021 7:30 p.m.
End: October 1, 2021 9 p.m.
Location: Sursa Performance Hall


The Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Thomas Caneva, director of bands, and the Symphony Band is under the direction of Caroline Hand, associate director of bands.

Learn more about the Ball State University Bands.



Program to include music by Antonio Gervasoni, Ralph Vaughan Williams, J.S. Bach, Ron Nelson, Oscar Navarro, Morton Gould, Gilda Lyons, and Malcolm Arnold.


  • Antonio Gervasoni - Peruvian Fanfare No. 1
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams - Folk Song Suite
  • J.S. Bach (trans. Alfred Reed) - Come Sweet Death (Komm Susser Tod)
  • Ron Nelson - Courtly Airs and Dances


  • Oscar Navarro - Downey Overture
  • Morton Gould - Ballad for Band
    Joseph Scagnoli, guest conductor
  • Gilda Lyons - la flor más linda
  • Malcolm Arnold (trans. John Paynter) - Tam O’Shanter, Op. 51


General Admission is $5.

One free student ticket (with ID) is available in advance at the College of Fine Arts Box Office, or $5 at the door.

Tickets are sold through the College of Fine Arts Box Office located at Sursa Hall. Purchase options:

  • Phone: 765-285-8749
  • In person: Monday through Friday from Noon to 5 p.m., or starting 1 hour before the performance at the performance venue
**Please note: As part of our commitment to sustainability, all College of Fine Arts tickets are paperless and are accessible via email confirmation. Your confirmation email contains your digital tickets which can be scanned at the door from your mobile device, or you can print your digital tickets at home to be scanned. There is no need to visit Will Call prior to the performance.


This concert will be offered as a livestream - visit the Concert Livestream Page to watch live. Streaming begins approximately 15 minutes prior to scheduled concert start time.


Parking is available in the McKinley Parking Garage (entrance on Ashland Avenue) located immediately south of Sursa Hall. Metered parking ($1/hr) is available on the first floor of the garage until 7 p.m. at which time parking is free.

COVID-19 Safety Policies

We look forward to welcoming our patrons and guests to campus! We have a number of policies in place to ensure this can be done safely.

  1. Please visit Ball State’s COVID-19 Information page for current information and any updates regarding campus visitors.
  2. If a visitor exhibits any symptoms of COVID-19, they should NOT attend events or otherwise enter campus buildings and grounds.
  3. Face masks are currently required inside campus buildings at all times regardless of vaccination status. This includes School of Music performances at Sursa Hall and Hahn Hall. Learn more.