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Music schools sing a new tune for teaching during a pandemic

August 14, 2020

Gifted young musicians from around the world converge in the Chicago area each fall for the same reason: to study at one of the widely revered music schools.

Educators try to create meaningful, in-person arts education during COVID-19

August 13, 2020

It’s not just numbers of students that is an issue during COVID-19, but also what arts education entails, said Donald Nally, director of choral organizations at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music.

Faculty artists release new works on page and stage this summer

July 13, 2020

Northwestern’s accomplished arts faculty will make a mark globally this season with published research, new books, a traveling art exhibition and an opera exploring teens and mental health set to premiere in Germany.

A Message from the Director of Concert Management

June 3, 2020

Director of Concert Management Jerry Tietz shares the following message regarding the status of upcoming Bienen School concerts.

A Statement from Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery

June 2, 2020

The Bienen School of Music stands in solidarity with our Black students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and the entire Black community.

Two Bienen ensembles compete in virtual Fischoff

May 12, 2020

Two student chamber ensembles from the Bienen School of Music – Fuse Quartet and Trio Noré – advanced in the 47th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, which moved to an online format for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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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