The spring line-up of classical and modern orchestral performances by the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia and Chamber Orchestra includes works by Tchaikovsky, Respighi and Strauss as well as Peter Schickele and Charles Ives.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
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June 1, 2022
Victor Yampolsky, the Carol F. and Arthur L. Rice Jr. Professor in Music Performance, will retire at the end of the 2021-22 academic year, marking the conclusion of a 38-year teaching and conducting career at Northwestern.
April 5, 2022
This April, the Bienen School of Music will feature three performances of works by William Bolcom, the 2021 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition winner.
May 27, 2021
Students and faculty reflect on a year of hybrid teaching and learning in different time zones.
May 12, 2021
The Solti Foundation U.S. has selected doctoral candidate Taichi Fukumura ’17 MMus as a recipient of the Sir Georg Solti Career Assistance Award.
February 26, 2021
Berlin-based American conductor Roderick Cox ’11 MMus was the winner of the 2018 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
February 17, 2021
Bienen students are known for creating innovative avenues through music, and doctoral candidate Taichi Fukumura ’17 MMus is no different.
February 2, 2021
Kyle Dickson, a master's conducting student of Victor Yampolsky, is featured by the Grant Part Music Festival. “I think being a mentor to black and brown kids is what made me a social justice warrior—because I have to protect my students."
October 30, 2020
Elizabeth Bennett ‘04, director of orchestras at Buffalo Grove High School, was one of 10 finalists for the 2020 Music Educator Grammy Award. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
January 8, 2019
The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra presents two large-scale works by Russian composers Jan. 31: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (“Pathétique”) and Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring”.