Recent News at the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music

Press Release Archive

Includes all press releases and press statements from or about the Bienen School of Music since 2006.

Nov 17, 2015
Northwestern University Music in December (University Relations)

Nov 13, 2015
Segovia Classical Guitar Series to Be Held at Ryan Center (University Relations)

Nov 12, 2015
Cuban Music Students Visit Bienen School

Nov 12, 2015
Former Bienen professor returns to perform piano recital featuring modern works (The Daily Northwestern)

Nov 10, 2015
Professor Emeritus Theodore Karp (1926-2015)

Nov 9, 2015
Bienen School Hosts Inaugural Piano Artist Concert Series (University Relations)

Nov 5, 2015
Alumni named co-winners of Julius Herford Dissertation Prize

Nov 5, 2015
Celebrated pianist to perform as part of Bienen’s music festival (The Daily Northwestern)

Nov 3, 2015
Northwestern University Music in November (University Relations)

Oct 29, 2015
Bienen School to Host Music Students from Havana (University Relations)

Oct 29, 2015
Bienen student places second in world-renowned cello competition (The Daily Northwestern)

Oct 29, 2015
Taimur Sullivan’s PRISM Quartet in Running for Grammy Nominations

Oct 26, 2015
Bienen School of Music Announces 2015-16 Opera Season Lineup (University Relations)

Oct 20, 2015
Ryan Center for the Musical Arts Earns LEED Gold (University Relations)

Oct 20, 2015
Brannon Cho Receives Second Prize in Naumburg Cello Competition

Oct 20, 2015
Professors Thompson and Nally named John W. Beattie Chair of Music

Oct 15, 2015
Northwestern Hosts Second New Music Conference Nov. 6 to 8 (University Relations)

Oct 14, 2015
Songs by Heart

Oct 12, 2015
Northwestern's music building in harmony with lakefront

Oct 8, 2015
The Dover Quartet presents first concert in Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

Oct 8, 2015
Bienen School Featured in WFMT Bach Keyboard Festival (University Relations)

Oct 8, 2015
$5M to Fund Renowned Northwestern Piano Award In Perpetuity (University Relations)

Oct 7, 2015
80 Musicians and a Parapetetic Composer: Midwest Premiere of 'Sila: the breath of the world' (Evanston Roundtable)

Oct 1, 2015
Midwest Premiere of ‘Sila’ Captures the Forces of Nature

Sep 30, 2015
Video: Ryan Center for the Musical Arts Dedication

Sep 30, 2015
Dover Quartet Begins Three-Year Bienen School Residency (University Relations)

Sep 25, 2015
Northwestern University Music in September and October (University Relations)

Sep 25, 2015
Ryan Center for the Musical Arts Dedicated (University Relations)

Sep 25, 2015
NU dedicates new musical arts center (North By Northwestern)

Sep 25, 2015
Dedication of new Bienen building recognizes Ryan family’s contribution to the arts (The Daily Northwestern)

Sep 25, 2015
Northwestern University's New Ryan Center Brings Harmony to Bienen (Chicago Tonight)

Sep 22, 2015
John von Rhein recommends ‘Sila’ (Chicago Tribune)

Sep 14, 2015
Bienen Celebrates Ryan Center with Year of Music Events (University Relations)

Sep 13, 2015
10 classical concerts to watch for fall

Sep 10, 2015
WFMT to bring 21 hours of Bach keyboard music at fall festival

Sep 2, 2015
NU names music building for Ryans (Evanston Now)

Sep 2, 2015
Music and Communication Building to be named for Patrick and Shirley Ryan (University Relations)

Aug 31, 2015
Bienen faculty will perform with National Brass Ensemble September 20

Jul 28, 2015
Bienen voice student fills lead role in Central City Opera’s ‘Man of La Mancha’

Jul 21, 2015
Bidding fond farewell to NU's grand old music building

Jul 14, 2015
Bienen School Purchases Yamaha Pianos for New Building

Jun 29, 2015
Choose Love: Denyce Graves-Montgomery's 2015 Convocation Address

Jun 19, 2015
NU Honors Bienen alum Elizabeth Bennett with Distinguished Secondary Teacher Award

Jun 17, 2015
Bienen School Cellist Brannon Cho Progresses in Tchaikovsky Competition

Jun 10, 2015
Northwestern University Music In Summer 2015 (University Relations)

Jun 8, 2015
Denyce Graves-Montgomery to give Bienen School Convocation address

Jun 8, 2015
Seniors to Watch: Conner VanderBeek

Jun 1, 2015
Northwestern University Music in June (University Relations)

Jun 1, 2015
Cho receives first prize in the Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra Young Artist Competition

May 22, 2015
Northwestern serves up enjoyable G&S rarity with “Ruddigore” (Chicago Classical Review)

May 20, 2015
Northwestern University Opera Theatre to perform Gilbert and Sullivan classic (The Daily Northwestern)

May 18, 2015
Northwestern cellist to compete in elite Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia

May 12, 2015
Northwestern sophomore to compete in international Tchaikovsky competition (The Daily Northwestern)

May 12, 2015
Bienen Student to Compete in Russia's Tchaikovsky Competition (University Relations)

May 7, 2015
Jerry Tietz named Bienen School Director of Concert Management

May 4, 2015
Professor Emeritus Laurence Davis (1929-2015)

May 1, 2015
Northwestern Celebrates Composer John Adams at New York Philharmonic

Apr 28, 2015
Bienen School to Present Midwest Premiere of ‘Lost Objects’ (University Relations)

Apr 23, 2015
Bienen School Jazz Events Swing Into Spring (University Relations)

Apr 23, 2015
Dover Quartet prepares to join Bienen in the fall (The Daily Northwestern)

Apr 16, 2015
Northwestern Spring Choral Season Combines Ensembles (University Relations)

Apr 16, 2015
Four Bienen students to perform at Kennedy Center on April 21

Apr 15, 2015
Donald Nally’s The Crossing receives top honors from Chorus America

Apr 14, 2015
Dover Quartet to Begin Three-Year Residency at Bienen School (University Relations)

Apr 8, 2015
Northwestern University Music in May (University Relations)

Apr 3, 2015
Bienen Assistant Professor Ryan Dohoney receives ACLS fellowship

Apr 1, 2015
Programming New Music: Strategies, Successes, Challenges (University Relations)

Mar 31, 2015
Northwestern’s new Music and Communication Building holds first classes (The Daily Northwestern)

Mar 31, 2015
New NU music building opens for classes (Evanston Now)

Mar 30, 2015
Classes Start at New Music and Communication Building (University Relations)

Mar 24, 2015
Bienen School to Present a Variety of New Music Programs (University Relations)

Mar 20, 2015
Sarah Bartolome appointed to Bienen School music education faculty

Mar 18, 2015
Bienen School of Music to Host Eclectic Lineup of Guest Artists (University Relations)

Mar 17, 2015
Steinway selection: Bienen School faculty choose pianos for new music building

Mar 17, 2015
The life of a piano (tuning) man

Mar 12, 2015
Northwestern University Music in April (University Relations)

Mar 10, 2015
Bienen strings concert March 14 dedicated to memory of alumna Yoshimoto

Mar 5, 2015
World-famous pianist Garrick Ohlsson visits Northwestern (The Daily Northwestern)

Mar 4, 2015
Saxophonist Taimur Sullivan Appointed to Bienen School Faculty

Mar 2, 2015
Alumni reception will honor New York Philharmonic members on March 27

Mar 2, 2015
Northwestern University Music in March (University Relations)

Feb 27, 2015
Bienen bassoon professor McGill awarded Theodore Thomas Medallion

Feb 25, 2015
Review: "Dead Man" is wrenching music drama in first full area staging

Feb 24, 2015
Northwestern presents Heggie’s “Dead Man Walking” in riveting local premiere (Chicago Classical Review)

Feb 19, 2015
A New Era for the Bienen School

Feb 17, 2015
Prize-Winning Pianist to Visit Bienen School of Music (University Relations)

Feb 17, 2015
NU stages acclaimed modern opera, ‘Dead Man Walking’ (Evanston Now)

Feb 12, 2015
A First for Chicago Audiences

Feb 10, 2015
Everyone Can Sing (The Atlantic)

Feb 10, 2015
At COT and NU, it's a perfect storm of recent American operas (Chicago Tribune)

Feb 6, 2015
Northwestern University Celebrates Black History Month (University Relations)

Feb 6, 2015
ICE Education Workshop Brings District Teachers to Bienen School

Feb 5, 2015
Bienen School Institute for New Music Hosts ICE (University Relations)

Feb 5, 2015
Can't Sing? Keep At It (University Relations)

Feb 4, 2015
Bienen Student Receives Top Award in National Composition Contest

Feb 2, 2015
Chicago-Area Premiere of ‘Dead Man Walking’ (University Relations)

Jan 30, 2015
Arts Circle Drive and Bike Path Reopen (University Relations)

Jan 30, 2015
Northwestern Music in February (University Relations)

Jan 29, 2015
Segovia Classical Guitar Series Celebrates Global Artistry (University Relations)

Jan 23, 2015
Bienen School Winter Choral Concerts to Raise Voices in Song (University Relations)

Jan 22, 2015
Bienen School Student Places Second at International Piano Competition

Jan 22, 2015
Bienen School of Music Hosts International Guest Artists (University Relations)