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2024 Bienen Convocation Student Speaker Announced

May 16, 2024

Olivia Moyana Pierce will address the Bienen School of Music class of 2024 as student speaker during convocation.

David Sanborn (1945-2024)

May 15, 2024

Internationally renowned saxophonist and Bienen School of Music alumnus David Sanborn died Sunday, May 12, 2024, at age 78.

Tenor Norman Reinhardt to join Bienen School faculty

May 13, 2024

Tenor Norman Reinhardt has been appointed artist-in-residence of voice at the Bienen School of Music.

A New Chapter Begins

April 25, 2024

Dean Jonathan Bailey Holland discusses his journey to Northwestern and how his work as a composer informs his approach to administration.

Robert Taylor appointed Director of Bands at Northwestern

April 24, 2024

The Bienen School of Music has appointed Robert Taylor as professor of conducting and director of bands.

Together in musical harmony

April 23, 2024

Nearly 250 Bienen students will take the stage for a powerful collaborative performance led by Director of Orchestras Donald Schleicher and Director of Choral Organizations Andrew Megill.

Derrick Gardner appointed Director of Jazz Studies

April 18, 2024

Jazz trumpeter Derrick Gardner has been appointed Director of Jazz Studies at the Bienen School of Music. He has served as Interim Director of Jazz Studies since September 2022.

A final bow for Mallory Thompson

April 16, 2024

After nearly three decades of dedication and service to the Bienen School of Music, Mallory Thompson is preparing to take her final bows in the first of two final concerts at Northwestern.

George Lewis to address Bienen School class of 2024

April 15, 2024

Composer, musicologist, and trombonist George Lewis will present the Bienen School of Music’s convocation address on Saturday, June 8, 2024.

Violinist Jinjoo Cho to join Northwestern Bienen School faculty

April 11, 2024

South Korean violinist Jinjoo Cho has been appointed associate professor of violin at the Bienen School of Music.

Renowned music festival comes to Northwestern

March 1, 2024

The Gateways Music Festival, which connects and supports classical musicians of African descent, will launch a series of Chicago area performances at Northwestern.

‘Hänsel und Gretel’ among winter opera and vocal offerings

February 7, 2024

Northwestern University Opera Theater's production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s “Hänsel und Gretel” will delight audiences of all ages.


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