Concerts & Events

Jan 17, 2020 7:30pm

Aizuri Quartet

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jan 19, 2020 7:30pm

Dudok Quartet Amsterdam

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jan 24, 2020 7:30pm

Bienen Faculty and Guests

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jan 25, 2020 7:30pm

Awadagin Pratt, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Jan 26, 2020 7:30pm

American String Quartet with Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Feb 5, 2020 7:00pm

An Evening with Marc-André Hamelin

Galvin Recital Hall

Feb 8, 2020 7:30pm

Nikolai Lugansky, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Feb 9, 2020 7:30pm

Brasil Guitar Duo

Galvin Recital Hall

Upcoming Events

Jan 17, 2020 7:30pm

Aizuri Quartet

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jan 19, 2020 7:30pm

Dudok Quartet Amsterdam

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jan 24, 2020 7:30pm

Bienen Faculty and Guests

Pick-Staiger Concert 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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Two Bienen ensembles to compete in MTNA Finals

January 10, 2020

Two Bienen School of Music student ensembles have advanced to the finals of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Chamber Music Competition.

Bienen School of Music seeks nominations for $100,000 Nemmers prize

January 7, 2020

The Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University invites nominations for the 2020 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition. The biennial prize will be awarded in spring 2020.

Mallory Thompson to receive Medal of Honor at Midwest Clinic

December 12, 2019

Bienen School faculty member Mallory Thompson will be awarded the prestigious Medal of Honor at the International Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic on December 18, 2019.

Winter Chamber Music Festival lineup includes James Ehnes, Stephanie Blythe

December 11, 2019

Performances in the 24th annual Winter Chamber Music Festival include the festival debuts of the Aizuri Quartet, American String Quartet and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe, as well as the return of James Ehnes, Andrew Armstrong and the Dudok Quartet Amsterdam.

Grammy nominations honor faculty and alumni

November 22, 2019

Nominees for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards include Bienen faculty, alumni, and the current winner of the school's Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition.

Alumnus Steven Banks Named Young Concert Artists’ First Saxophonist Winner

November 18, 2019

Banks (pictured, top left) was one of four winners in the final round of the 2019 Young Concert Artists International Auditions on November 17.

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