Category: News

  • School of Music Showcase

    The 10th Annual School of Music Showcase will take place at Sursa Hall this Friday, September 24, at 7:30 p.m. The Showcase invites both an in-person and a virtual audience to attend to hear all the varieties of ensembles and performances that the School of Music has to offer! “My favorite part about the School […]

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  • 8th Annual School of Music Showcase Recap

    Last week on September 13th, the School of Music presented their 8th Annual School of Music Showcase, a concert to benefit student scholarships. The event also recognized this year’s Outstanding Alumni Award recipients: choral conductor JoAnn Rediger (PDF) and harpist Grace Bauson who will performed on the concert. There were over 500 performers and it was a successful […]

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  • School of Music Individual Lessons Program 2019

    In the 2018 fall semester, the School of Music piloted the Individual Lessons Program. This program offers individual vocal, instrumental, and composition lessons to youth and adults in Muncie and neighboring communities. Lessons are taught be faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduate students and take place on the Ball State campus. Weekly lessons will be […]

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  • Jazz Lab Ensemble in Costa Rica

    Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble Tours Costa Rica

    When I first joined the Ball State Jazz Program, I couldn’t anticipate the kinds of experiences I would share with the faculty and members of the program. In October 2018, we were treated with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, which was extraordinary! The Costa Rica trip this past May was an […]

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  • Horn Quartet posed photo

    Horn Quartet Invited to Perform and Compete in Belgium

    Ball State University’s horn quartet, The Deaf Cat Quartet, will travel to Belgium at the beginning of July to participate in the 51st International Horn Symposium. During the week-long symposium, they will attend dozens of lectures, master classes, and concerts. They will also perform a lecture recital and participate in a quartet competition. We interviewed […]

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  • Zerlina and Don Giovanni with men's chorus

    Ball State Opera Theatre Presents Mozart’s Don Giovanni

    This past weekend, the Ball State Opera Theatre presented a production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Dr. Jon Truitt, director of opera and associate professor of voice, writes about the production. I’m the opera director at Ball State and we’re really pleased to have our production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni premiere this Friday (March 29 at 7:30 […]

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  • George Massenburg and Chuck Ainlay deliver keynote in Sursa Hall.

    Recording Industry Legends George Massenburg and Chuck Ainlay Visit Ball State

    Recording industry legends Chuck Ainlay and George Massenburg will make use of Ball State’s 10,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art recording facilities, recording and producing a song written and performed by Ball State faculty. Topics of the workshop will include microphone placement and production techniques. The METAlliance co-founders will take turns producing and engineering to give participants a […]

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