March 2, 2021
Akie Kadota, a fourth-year dual degree music education and social policy student, shares some advice and insight on how the Bienen School and Northwestern have provided her with ample opportunities to combine her passions.
February 26, 2021
Bienen School alumna Adrienne Taylor '06 MMus, a cellist and composer, has won a $25,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation’s Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund.
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 24, 2021
The student-run group Opera Projects for University Singers (OPUS) recently presented a digital production of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel.
February 19, 2021
Bienen alumnus Christopher LaMountain ’20 has received a 2020-21 Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in India.
February 17, 2021
Bienen students are known for creating innovative avenues through music, and doctoral candidate Taichi Fukumura ’17 MMus is no different.
February 12, 2021
Bassist and composer Rufus Reid ’71 has been an active presence in the jazz world since the 1970s. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
February 9, 2021
Sarah Zieba, an alumna and first-year master’s student, shares her reasons for staying at the Bienen School for graduate studies, as well as her inspiration for pursing music as a career.
February 5, 2021
Matt Martin ‘07 earned his bachelor’s degrees in jazz studies and political science from Northwestern. He is currently serving his first term as alderman of the 47th Ward in Chicago. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
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."
January 29, 2021
Agnieszka Roginska ‘04 PhD is a professor of music technology at New York University. She conducts research on the simulation and applications of immersive and 3D audio. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
January 25, 2021
The Bienen School’s admission staff offers tips to help students prepare for virtual auditions (hint: practicing is the number one way to set yourself up for success).