December 6, 2023
The 27th Winter Chamber Music Festival returns to Northwestern’s Bienen School of Music Jan. 5 to 21, 2024.
November 14, 2023
Bienen professors Danuta Mirka and Daniel Shanahan of the music theory and cognition program have recently received major awards for their publications.
October 31, 2023
A new staging of a classic opera and a master class lead by Grammy Award-winning American soprano Christine Brewer are among the highlights of the fall voice and opera season at the Bienen School of Music.
October 19, 2023
Nemmers Prize winner Tania León discussed her work with the Contemporary Music Ensemble in an episode of WTTW's "Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices."
October 5, 2023
Mallory Thompson, director of bands and John W. Beattie Chair of Music at the Bienen School of Music, will retire at the end of the 2023-24 academic year following a 28-year teaching and conducting career at Northwestern.
September 29, 2023
Starting this fall, jazz music fans will have more than twice the number of opportunities to enjoy performances at Northwestern as the Bienen School of Music increases its jazz concert offerings from three per academic quarter to seven.
September 20, 2023
The Sawyer Seminar “On Decolonizing Theatre” is a multi-disciplinary series of public panel discussions that explore the theory and practice of decolonization through cultural production.
July 10, 2023
Six Northwestern University debuts are in store for the 2023-24 season as the Bienen School of Music resumes its four guest artist subscription series showcasing a diverse lineup of talent from around the world.
June 23, 2023
Sheldon Harnick (BSM49), famed theatrical songwriter and colyricist of Fiddler of the Roof, passed away June 23 at the age of 99.
May 31, 2023
Jonathan Bailey Holland has been named dean of the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, effective September 1.