Davee Media Library

Master Classes and Lectures

Bienen student Kitra Razin discusses her experience writing for, and collaborating with, the Zafa Collective.

Autumn Selover (MM '19) discusses her experience performing with the Contemporary Music Ensemble. Also featured are Contemporary Music Ensemble conductors Alan Pierson and Ben Bolter.

Composition PhD candidate Noah Jenkins discusses his experience writing for, and collaborating with, the Mivos Quartet.

An overview of the performing ensembles, visiting artists, and academic activities that comprise the Institute for New Music at the Bienen School of Music.

Bienen School of Music alumnus Howard Reich (77), a longtime music and arts columnist for the Chicago Tribune, delivered the Bienen School’s convocation address on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9 a.m.

Members of the Bienen School’s flute studio participated in an online master class hosted by Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the New World Symphony.

Donald Nally, director of choral organizations; Victor Yampolsky, director of orchestras; and Mallory Thompson, director of bands, discuss the rewarding experience of conducting Bienen School ensembles.

Jane Chu, former chairperson of the National Endowment of the Arts, delivered the Bienen School of Music’s 2018 convocation address on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.