Sep 30, 2022 7:30pm

The Power and Passion of Beethoven

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Oct 9, 2022 3:00pm

SOLD OUT: Sir András Schiff, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Oct 20, 2022 7:30pm

SOLD OUT: Yunchan Lim, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Oct 22, 2022 7:30pm

Contemporary Music Ensemble

Galvin Recital Hall

Oct 25, 2022 5:00pm

Joan La Barbara Composition Colloquium

Regenstein Master Class Room

Oct 27, 2022 5:30pm

Presentation by Kerry McCarthy

Vail Chapel

Oct 28, 2022 8:00pm

Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble

Galvin Recital Hall

Oct 29, 2022 2:15pm

Open Dress Rehearsal

Alice Millar Chapel

Upcoming Events

Sep 30, 2022 7:30pm

The Power and Passion of Beethoven

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Oct 2, 2022 8:30pm

Ashlee Allaire, percussion

Regenstein Master Class Room

Oct 6, 2022 7:00pm

Northshore College Fair

Ryan Opera Theater

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Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

The Ryan Center for the Musical Arts sits 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

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

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

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Bienen News

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Composer and performer Joan La Barbara visits Bienen School of Music

September 23, 2022

Composer and performer Joan La Barbara will visit the Bienen School of Music for an Institute for New Music residency Oct. 21–29. 

Bienen ensembles, faculty and special guests celebrate William Byrd

September 22, 2022

The Bienen School of Music, under the auspices of the 2022-23 Evelyn Dunbar Memorial Early Music Festival, will present five events celebrating the music of William Byrd.

Toni-Marie Montgomery to step down as Bienen School of Music dean in 2023

September 14, 2022

Toni-Marie Montgomery, dean of the Bienen School of Music since 2003, will step down at the end of the 2022-23 academic year after a distinguished two-decade tenure.

Cellist Sydney Lee wins inaugural Gurrena Fellowship

September 2, 2022

Sydney Lee ’22 MMus was named the inaugural recipient of the Meadowmount School of Music's $50,000 Gurrena Fellowship.

Bienen School of Music subscription series return for 2022-23 season

August 11, 2022

Eight Northwestern University debuts are in store for the 2022-23 season as the Bienen School of Music resumes its four guest artist subscription series showcasing a diverse lineup of talent from around the world. 

A Few of My Favorite Things: Bienen School Facilities

July 29, 2022

Master's student Ryan Dearon shares some of his favorite spots within the Bienen School’s incredible music facilities.

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