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.
March 30, 2020
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) has selected Sihao He (MM18), a doctoral cello student of Hans Jørgen Jensen, as one of five artists for the Bowers Program.
March 5, 2020
Bienen School alumnus Nicholas Swett has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship for his doctoral studies in music at the University of Cambridge.
February 19, 2020
“Die Fledermaus” runs Feb. 27 to March 1 at Cahn Auditorium. Bienen Director of Opera Joachim Schamberger directs and guest artist John Baril will conduct the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra.
February 18, 2020
The Northwestern University Symphonic Band will perform at the North Central Division Conference of the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) on Saturday, February 22.
January 30, 2020
The Bienen School of Music presents Johann Strauss’ high-spirited operetta of frivolity, festivities and a practical joke gone awry, “Die Fledermaus,” from Feb. 27 to March 1 in Cahn Auditorium.
January 23, 2020
The four members of Third Coast Percussion—all alumni of the Bienen School of Music — discuss their dream collaborations, the best part of the Grammys, and what’s playing in their headphones.
January 10, 2020
Two Bienen School of Music student ensembles have advanced to the finals of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Chamber Music Competition.
January 7, 2020
The Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University invites nominations for the 2020 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition. The biennial prize will be awarded in spring 2020.
December 12, 2019
Bienen School faculty member Mallory Thompson will be awarded the prestigious Medal of Honor at the International Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic on December 18, 2019.
December 11, 2019
Performances in the 24th annual Winter Chamber Music Festival include the festival debuts of the Aizuri Quartet, American String Quartet and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe, as well as the return of James Ehnes, Andrew Armstrong and the Dudok Quartet Amsterdam.
November 22, 2019
Nominees for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards include Bienen faculty, alumni, and the current winner of the school's Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition.