The Feb. 26 performance at the 1,600-seat concert hall will feature the school’s orchestra and wind ensemble and more than 200 choir singers.
Lectures by alumnus and Walk the Moon bass player Kevin Ray and a tour of a top music instrument dealer anchored a new class, Surviving the Music Industry.
An unprecedented overhaul, valued at more than $500,000, equips Ball State’s “Pride of Mid-America” musicians with new drums, horns and piccolos.
Mihoko Watanabe helps designs a program starting this fall that stresses skills such as grant-writing and pitching proposals to nonprofits.
The university will host auditions for next year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition after a successful run this year.