Concert Series
Concert Series

Concert Series at the Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha

Ball State University, Muncie, IN
June 22 - 27, 2015 | Leadership Weekend Experience: June 20-22

Each evening features a live concert or event by renowned performing groups showcasing an exciting range of genres. 

Yamaha Young Performing Artists

Monday, June 22, 2015
8 PM, Emens Auditorium, Ball State University
Presented by Yamaha Corporation of America
2014 CollageThe Yamaha Young Performing Artists Program (YYPA) recognizes outstanding young musicians from the world of classical, jazz and contemporary music. Winners of this competition are invited to attend an all-expense paid weekend celebration at the Music for All™ Summer Symposium, receive a once in a lifetime performance opportunity in front of thousands of students with national press coverage, receive a recording and photos of the live performance, and participate in workshops designed to launch a professional music career. Winners also will enjoy many of the privileges of a Yamaha Artist, including services and communication with Yamaha's Artist Relations department. This performance is free and open to the public. This concert is general admission balcony seating, and no ticket is required.

Learn more about Yamaha Young Performing Artists 

United States Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
8 PM, Emens Auditorium, Ball State University 

Founded in 1946 to strengthen the relationship between American civilians and military, the United States Army Field Band & Chorus (then known as the Army Ground Forces Band) now includes four performing components: the Concert Band, the Soldiers' Chorus, the Jazz Ambassadors, and The Volunteers. These groups perform nationally and internationally, supporting local community events such as festivals, centennial celebrations and city or state commemorations. The US Army Field Band & Chorus also collaboratively dedicates its efforts to providing guest conductors, clinicians, educational videos and audio recordings to students, educators and musicians of all levels. This performance is free and open to the public. This concert is general admission balcony seating, and no ticket is required.

Learn more about the US Army Field Band & Chorus 

Voices from the Soul

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
8 PM, Emens Auditorium, Ball State University 
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Voices of the Soul Collage


Voices from the Soul is a high energy soul group made up of multi-faceted musicians and performers, such as Joyce “Peaches” Faison, Mark Buselli, Kevin Anker, Joel Tucker and many others, who have headlined for legenday soul and jazz artists across the world. Providing a seamless collaboration of soul, blues, and jazz, this group will take you on a journey of smooth but powerful compositions. 



Ahn Trio

Thursday, June 25, 2015
8 PM, Emens Auditorium, Ball State University
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The Ahn Trio, comprised of South Korean-born sisters Lucia (piano), Angella (violin) and Maria (cello), is recognized worldwide for its exciting and unique stylistic adaptations of some of the most progressive 21st century classical music compositions. The group has performed in all 50 states and in over 30 countries for audiences such as globally-renowned music festivals, TED talks, and even influential leaders including President Obama and South Korean President, Lee Myung-bak. Alumnae of Juilliard School of Music, all three sisters continue to share their musical knowledge and are recognized professors at Montana State University. For more information about the Ahn Trio please visit

Photo Credit: Arthur Elgort

DCI Central Indiana

Friday, June 26, 2015
7 PM, Scheumann Stadium, Ball State University 
DCI WEBDrum Corps International makes a stop at Ball State University featuring:
Carolina Crown - Ft. Mill, SC
Blue Stars - La Crosse, WI
Bluecoats - Canton, OH
Boston Crusaders - Boston, MA
Crossmen - San Antonio, TX
Madison Scouts - Madison, WI
The Cadets - Allentown, PA
The Cavaliers - Rosemont, IL

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If you are interested in purchasing tickets for the Drum Corps International show, please visit

Marching Band division camp students will perform on field, together with Carolina Crown at the end of the show's competitive performances.