Venue Rentals

To safeguard the health of all students, faculty, and community members, rentals by organizations unaffiliated with Northwestern are prohibited during fall quarter of the 2021-22 academic term.

The Bienen School's primary rental venues are Pick-Staiger Concert Hall and Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall. Due to the Bienen School's own large volume of concerts and rehearsals, venue availability for rentals is extremely limited, and the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall is entirely unavailable during spring quarter. The Bienen School does not hold any venue rentals during summer quarter. Inquiries into these spaces can be directed to Meg Lindsey, Concert Business Manager, at or by calling the Concert Management Office at 847-491-5441. 

Inquiries about the rental of classroom space, clinics, or the Jean Gimbel Lane Reception Room should be directed to Music Facilities at

The lobby of the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts is not available for rental under any circumstances.

Please note that our halls are not equipped with theatrical lighting and our floors cannot accept the use of scenery or specialty dance flooring, so theatre and dance inquiries are best directed elsewhere. Food and drink is also prohibited within the concert halls.