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William Bolcom Awarded 2021 Nemmers Prize in Music Composition

July 26, 2021

American composer William Bolcom has been awarded the $100,000 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition from the Bienen School of Music.

Sir András Schiff Awarded 2021 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize

July 12, 2021

The Bienen School of Music has awarded Sir András Schiff the $50,000 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance.

Bienen School of Music launches ‘Black Composer Showcase’ series

June 28, 2021

The Bienen School of Music has launched a new series of videos featuring performances of art songs and chamber music by Black composers.

Getting in the (Time) Zone

May 27, 2021

Students and faculty reflect on a year of hybrid teaching and learning in different time zones.

Two students among DownBeat award winners

May 18, 2021

Bienen School of Music jazz students Albert Kuo and Darsan Swaroop Bellie are among the winners of DownBeat magazine’s 44th Annual Student Music Awards.

Experiencing the Live Remote Concert Space

May 17, 2021

Undergraduate cello student Annie Hyung describes her experiences performing remotely in the Contemporary Music Ensemble.

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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