Concerts & Events

May 23, 2024 7:30pm - May 26, 2024 3:00pm

Mozart's Così fan tutte

Cahn Auditorium

May 26, 2024 5:00pm

SOLD OUT: Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Sep 27, 2024 7:30pm

The Power and Passion of Beethoven

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Oct 4, 2024 7:30pm

Jeffrey Kahane, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Oct 5, 2024 7:30pm

Paul O'Dette, lute

Galvin Recital Hall

Nov 1, 2024 7:30pm

Clayton Stephenson, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Nov 8, 2024 7:30pm

Jazzmeia Horn Quartet

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Upcoming Events

May 25, 2024 12:00pm

Yun Qu Tan, saxophone

McClintock Choral and Recital Room

May 25, 2024 12:00pm

Lam Wong, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

May 25, 2024 2:30pm

Tristin Saito, viola

Galvin Recital Hall

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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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2024 Bienen Convocation Student Speaker Announced

May 16, 2024

Olivia Moyana Pierce will address the Bienen School of Music class of 2024 as student speaker during convocation.

David Sanborn (1945-2024)

May 15, 2024

Internationally renowned saxophonist and Bienen School of Music alumnus David Sanborn died Sunday, May 12, 2024, at age 78.

Tenor Norman Reinhardt to join Bienen School faculty

May 13, 2024

Tenor Norman Reinhardt has been appointed artist-in-residence of voice at the Bienen School of Music.

A New Chapter Begins

April 25, 2024

Dean Jonathan Bailey Holland discusses his journey to Northwestern and how his work as a composer informs his approach to administration.

Robert Taylor appointed Director of Bands at Northwestern

April 24, 2024

The Bienen School of Music has appointed Robert Taylor as professor of conducting and director of bands.

Together in musical harmony

April 23, 2024

Nearly 250 Bienen students will take the stage for a powerful collaborative performance led by Director of Orchestras Donald Schleicher and Director of Choral Organizations Andrew Megill.

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