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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.

Tackling chamber music’s ‘naughty bits’ in the time of COVID-19

April 22, 2020

Chamber music students will advance their proficiency with infamous solo passages under the Spring Quarter teaching model developed by Bienen School’s String Chamber Program Coordinator Desirée Ruhstrat.

A Lot from Little

April 21, 2020

In its Chicago-area premiere, David T. Little's "Dog Days" gave Bienen School students an inside look at composing and mounting a contemporary opera.

A Message from Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery

April 16, 2020

Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery sent this message to alumni of the Bienen School of Music regarding the school's response to the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Students, Faculty Staying Together While Kept Apart

April 10, 2020

Bienen faculty and students are embracing remote instruction: “Now is the time for us to respond with creativity and courage to a challenging situation.”

Enjoy Northwestern arts from home

March 31, 2020

Social distancing and shelter-at-home requirements have curtailed spring’s in-person music, art and theater offerings, but Northwestern and Chicago audiences have a wide variety of options to enjoy Northwestern University’s vibrant arts scene from their living rooms.

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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