About Ball State University

About Ball State University


Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 

Music for All is excited to bring the MFA Summer Symposium to Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Muncie is just 60 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Other cities within a few hours driving distance include Chicago, Cincinnati, Dayton, Detroit, Louisville, and St. Louis. Muncie, Indiana is four hours east of Normal, Illinois (last year’s camp location).


MFA student and director campers will stay in residence halls with suite-style rooms. Ball State’s entrepreneurial spirit shines through numerous expansions and additions that benefit MFA campers, including technological resources and state-of-the-art facilities.

Learn more about the residence halls at Ball State University.

Getting here

Ball State is the third location to host the Music for All Summer Symposium since it debuted in 1976. The first home for this national symposium was at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. In 1992 the Symposium moved to Illinois State University in Normal, IL and moved to Ball State in 2011.

sursa_performance_hallThe Symposium draws participants from more than 30 states and from around the world.

Driving Directions to Ball State

Visitors traveling by air to Ball State and Muncie, Indiana, generally use one of the following airports located in nearby cities:


Leave All the Driving to Us! Get on the Bus Logo

Music for All has developed routes from areas of the country with buses already scheduled to transport students to the Summer Symposium. Check out details on current bus routes offered here! 

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