Concerts & Events

May 30, 2019 7:30pm

James Giles, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Sep 27, 2019 7:30pm

Haydn and Mozart: Humor and Heartache

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Oct 11, 2019 7:30pm

Manuel Barrueco, guitar

Galvin Recital Hall

Oct 18, 2019 7:30pm

Richard Goode, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Nov 22, 2019 7:30pm

Warm Romantic Music from the Cold North

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jan 10, 2020 7:30pm

James Ehnes, violin and Andrew Armstrong, piano

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jan 12, 2020 7:30pm

James Ehnes, violin and Andrew Armstrong, piano

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jan 17, 2020 7:30pm

Aizuri Quartet

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Upcoming Events

May 20, 2019 7:30pm

Jazz Small Ensembles

McClintock Choral and Recital Room

May 20, 2019 8:30pm

Mallika Patel, flute

Galvin Recital Hall

May 21, 2019 6:00pm

Rodolfo Faistauer, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

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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

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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Bienen News

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Symphonic Wind Ensemble celebrates 50th anniversary June 8 and 9

May 15, 2019

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble will commemorate the 50th anniversary of its founding with a two-day celebration June 8 and 9, culminating in a performance featuring more than 150 Bienen School alumni.

Bienen School presents Berlioz’s ‘Béatrice et Bénédict’

May 6, 2019

The Bienen School of Music will present Berlioz’s “Béatrice et Bénédict” -- based on Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” -- from May 23-26

Steven J. Morrison joins Bienen School faculty

May 6, 2019

Steven J. Morrison has been named Professor of Music Education in the Bienen School, effective September 1, 2019.

Composition student receives Presidential Fellowship

May 1, 2019

Luis Fernando Amaya, a doctoral candidate in composition and music technology, has been named a Northwestern University Presidential Fellow – the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students by Northwestern University

Bienen School’s four concert series features numerous Northwestern debuts

April 29, 2019

The Bienen School of Music will begin its 2019-2020 subscription season in September with four concert series, offering 21 performances that showcase award-winning virtuosity.

Frederick Hemke (1935-2019)

April 24, 2019

Frederick Hemke, professor emeritus of saxophone, died April 17, 2019 at age 83.

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