Concerts & Events

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

Oct 26, 2019 7:30pm - Oct 27, 2019 3:00pm

Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra and Choirs

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Nov 20, 2019 7:30pm

Quartet-in-Residence: Dover Quartet

Galvin Recital Hall

Nov 21, 2019 7:30pm - Nov 24, 2019 3:00pm

David T. Little’s Dog Days

Ryan Opera Theater

Nov 22, 2019 7:30pm

Warm Romantic Music from the Cold Far North

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Upcoming Events

Sep 26, 2019 7:00pm

Northshore College Fair

Ryan Opera Theater

Sep 27, 2019 7:30pm

Haydn and Mozart: Humor and Heartache

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Oct 6, 2019 3:00pm

Karen Kan-Walsh, piano and Annie Hsiao, 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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Cellist Sihao He wins third prize in ARD International Competition

September 13, 2019

Sihao He (G18), a doctoral cello student of Hans Jørgen Jensen, won third prize and €5,000 in the 2019 ARD International Cello Competition in Munich, Germany.

Cellist Sihao He advances to finals of ARD International Competition

September 10, 2019

Sihao He (G18), a doctoral cello student of Hans Jørgen Jensen, has advanced to the finals of the 2019 ARD International Cello Competition in Munich, Germany.

Howard Reich Delivers Convocation Address

August 28, 2019

Bienen School of Music alumnus Howard Reich, a longtime music and arts columnist for the Chicago Tribune, delivered the Bienen School’s convocation address on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Jay Alan Yim's music gives voice to coral reefs in crisis

August 26, 2019

The creators of “Choral” – an installation combining art, architecture and technology – are composer Jay Alan Yim, an associate professor of composition and music technology at the Bienen School of Music, and 3D/video artist Marlena Novak (’83 MFA Weinberg).

Institute for New Music announces 2019-2020 season

August 8, 2019

The Institute for New Music at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music will present the Chicago premiere of David T. Little’s powerful contemporary opera “Dog Days,” Nov. 21 to 24 at the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts. Bookending the Institute’s season is NUNC!

Three alumni compete in inaugural Tchaikovsky Brass Competition

June 28, 2019

Ansel Norris (16), a trumpet alumnus of the Bienen School of Music, won fifth prize in the brass division of the 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition. Trombone alumni Kelton Koch (14) and Nick Platoff (14) also advanced in the inaugural brass competition.

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