March 30, 2012

Standby Tickets for Romantic Hero tomorrow

We are offering STANDBY TICKETS 
 at the Sursa Box Office one hour prior to the concert. 
adults $15 (half price) and students $5  

Standby seating is based on available seating immediately before the beginning of the concert. Please purchase your standby ticket by 7:15 p.m. and be in the Mueller Lobby 10 minutes before the concert.  Standby patrons will be escorted to their seats and must be seated quickly. In the event that no seats are available for standby patrons, a full refund will be given immediately at the Sursa Box Office.

March 22, 2012

of a most URGENT nature

In just ten days, violinist Anna Vayman takes the stage for Romantic Hero! 
a Muncie Symphony Orchestra classical concert 

The concert is in the extraordinary Sursa Hall.  

Sursa Hall is a musical jewel for the entire community, blending first-rate acoustical design with musical intimacy. It is designed to foster a close connection between performers and audiences, and its acoustical tuning capabilities allow performers to adjust the hall's sound qualities to suit their individual preferences.  The cornerstone of Ball State University's Music Instruction Building  is named in honor of benefactors David and Mary Jane Sursa.  credit

Tickets to performances in 600-seat Sursa Performance Hall, sell out fast.  
Seating is general admission.
ADULTS $ 30 
Students tickets are FREE with BSU or IVY Tech Student until March 30th. 
All student tickets at the door $5

 Buy tickets at Emens Box Office or Ticketmaster.  

Shostakovich Violin Concerto No.1 Mvt.1 - Sayaka Shoji 

A pre-concert talk by Bohuslav Rattay and guests at 6:30 p.m. in Sursa Hall is free with a concert ticket.
Peter Blume, director of the David Owsley Museum of Art
Laura Kuykendall, assistant professor of art history at Ball State University.

More detail about the MSO concert, Romantic Hero! HERE

National Model Aviation Museum and Survey Winners!

Academy of Model Aeronautics
Warm breezes and blue skies welcomed concertgoers to the Academy of Model Aeronautics National Model Aviation Museum for the final Rattanovy concert of the season Saturday evening.

NMAM Entrance

Folks were greeted with a smile and encouraged to enjoy social time together.

The Silo cash bar

Pre-concert social time

And, browse Muncie Symphony information

Muncie Symphony information
Tour the National Model Aviation Museum
Model Plane

Model Planes
Model Planes

Recreation of model plane shop

The audience listened a wonderful concert of Alec Wilder octets  and enjoyed learning a little about Alec Wilder.
Enjoying the concert

MSO concerts are all about the audience.  We want to provide what you want.  Those attending this concert were invited to complete and return a survey.  Three random winners were chosen to receive a "thank you" for participating.  

The winners!

Tamara Loveless: Aerobatic Team US Navy Blue Angles flying model kit (survey # 3)

JoAnn Gora: Aerobatic Team USAF Thunderbirds flying model kit (survey # 13)

Christy McCashland wins a pair of tickets to MSO's April 28th Classical concert (survey # 19)

March 13, 2012

Into The Wilder Blue Yonder is Saturday

Photo of Alec Wilder by Dr. William R. Ploss
Enjoy an evening of light hearted, swinging' toe

tappin' music with Muncie Symphony musicians at

the   Academy of Model Aeronautics Museum.

How could it not be fun with pieces like these

Selections of Alec Wilder* Octets… 
Click the song to hear it!

· Kindergarten Flower Pageant

· She’ll Be Seven in May
· The Children Met the Train
· Jack, This is My Husband
· Such a Tender Night
· Bull Fiddle in a China Shop

Join us 
March 17, 2012
7:30 p.m.

Academy of Model Aeronautics (Website)
5161 East Memorial Drive  Muncie IN 47302,
(800) 435-9262

Tickets available at the door
$25 adults
$12:50 students

Cash Bar available

*More about Alec Wilder here.

Mastercard, Visa, Discover accepted.