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Sursa American Organ Competition Winner – POSTPONED

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

March 13, 2020 – EVENT POSTPONED

With your health and safety our No. 1 priority, we share with you our preparedness as it relates to COVID-19. The MSO is currently following the guidance provided by Ball State University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to safeguard your health and well-being. This means POSTPONING this event. We will post more information about this event as soon as it is available.


Ball State University will host the third Sursa American Organ Competition in September, 2019. The first prize winner of the Pre-Professional Division, Josiah Hamill, will perform with the MSO. He will perform on the Goulding & Wood organ in Sursa Performance Hall.

Elgar dedicated Enigma Variations “to my friends pictured within”, each variation being a musical sketch of his close acquaintances. Those portrayed include Elgar’s wife Alice, his friend and publisher Augustus J. Jaeger and Elgar himself.

Florence Price………………..Concert Overture No. 1
Francis Poulenc………………..Concerto for Organ, Strings, and Timpani in G Minor
Edward Elgar………………..Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma), Op. 36
1. C.A.E. (Andante)
2. H.D.S.-P. (Allegro)
3. R.B.T. (Allegretto)
4. W.M.B. (Allegro di molto)
5. R.P.A. (Moderato)
6. Ysobel (Andantino)
7. Troyte (Presto)
8. W.N. (Allegretto)
9. Nimrod (Adagio)
10. Intermezzo (Dorabella). (Allegretto)
11. G.R.S. (Allegro di molto)
12. B.G.N. (Andante)
13. *** Romanza (Moderato)
14. Finale. E.D.U. (Allegro)

Presenting Sponsor:

Concert Support:


Adults: $30 in advance, $35 at the door

Youth (Grades K-12): $5

BSU Students: FREE in advance, $10 at the door

Other College Students: $10


April 4
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sursa Performance Hall
Ball State University
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