Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and alumnus Joseph Schwantner will return to Northwestern University’s Evanston campus in early February for a residency that will include four special public events with seven Northwestern ensembles and the world premiere of his “Chapel Music.”Continue reading on Northwestern Now
Pulitzer Prize Winner Joseph Schwantner to Appear at Four Events
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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.
October 1, 2019
The Bienen School’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble (SWE) commemorated its 50th anniversary June 8-9 with a celebration of music and fellowship in Evanston.
June 6, 2019
In the latest Northwestern Intersections podcast, Mallory Thompson (79, G80) discusses her “family” at Northwestern, including an extensive alumni network that she has cultivated for the past 23 years as director of bands.
May 15, 2019
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March 17, 2017
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June 13, 2016
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Throughout the 2015–16 academic year, special events celebrated the Bienen School of Music’s new Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, commemorating the transformative time in the school’s history.