Davee Media Library

Master Classes and Lectures

2018 Bienen School Convocation Address by Jane Chu

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.

Nigel North Masterclass

This portion of a master class by Nigel North features Chad Dillingham, guitar student of Anne Waller.

A conversation with the Dover Quartet

The Dover Quartet, Bienen School of Music Quartet-in-Residence, discusses why they love performing on campus and teaching Northwestern's students.

2017 Bienen School Convocation Address by Jake Heggie

Jake Heggie presented the Bienen School of Music’s convocation address to graduating students on June 17, 2017, in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.

Emanuel Ax Master Class

Emanuel Ax, winner of the Bienen School’s 2016 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance, leads a piano master class featuring Bienen students EunAe Lee, Thomas Ridgway, and Dong-wan Ha.

Jake Heggie Vocal Master Class

Composer Jake Heggie coaches Bienen School students Eric McConnell, Kaileigh Riess, Maxwell Seifert, Kevin Krasinski, Sam Grosby, and Gabrielle Barkidjija in the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall as part of the Robert M. and Maya L.

2016 Bienen School Convocation Address by Tod Machover

Composer Tod Machover addresses the class of 2016 at the Bienen School of Music convocation June 18. Machover has been called a “musical visionary” by The New York Times, “a Renaissance man for the 22nd century” by The Guard