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Orfeo Goes Remote

September 17, 2020

When the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the Bienen School’s spring opera production, director of opera Joachim Schamberger reconceived Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo as an online project —an experimental opera film, Orfeo Remote.

Bienen School effort leads to Zoom upgrades

September 14, 2020

A joint effort by the Bienen School of Music and its technology colleagues at the Yale School of Music and other peer institutions has resulted in upgrades to Zoom that will greatly benefit online music instruction.

Alumnus Richard Narroway wins Freedman Classical Prize

September 11, 2020

Cellist Richard Narroway ‘13 was named winner of the Music Trust's 2020 Freedman Classical Fellowship. The prestigious $20,000 award is offered to an exceptional instrumentalist annually. 

Bienen School Represented at NATS Virtual Conference

August 20, 2020

Bienen School voice and opera faculty, students, and alumni played important roles in the National Association of Teachers of Singing’s 2020 National Virtual Conference in June.

William Porter (1932-2020)

August 19, 2020

William V. Porter, professor emeritus of musicology, died Tuesday, August 18, at age 87.

Music schools sing a new tune for teaching during a pandemic

August 14, 2020

Gifted young musicians from around the world converge in the Chicago area each fall for the same reason: to study at one of the widely revered music schools.

Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

Named one of the most impressive performance spaces in Chicago, the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall features excellent acoustics and views.

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Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

The Ryan Center for the Musical Arts sit at the southeast corner of campus, adjacent to the Bienen School's other music facilities.

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Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

Opened in 2015, the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts features three state-of-the-art performances venues.

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