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Pick-Staiger: A Visual Treat

November 1, 2005

The 32-year-old orange deep shag carpeting and orange seat upholstery in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall have been replaced by contemporary brick red and cream twist plush carpeting and color-coordinated seating.

John Adams Returns for Fall Music Residency

November 1, 2005

Renowned American composer John Adams, inaugural winner of the School of Music’s Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Musical Composition, will return to the Evanston campus for his second residency this fall.

Famous Baritone Opens Opera Season

October 25, 2005

Northwestern University’s 2005-06 opera season begins this fall with a multimedia presentation that will pay tribute to the late Tito Gobbi, one of opera’s most famous baritones.

Göteborg Brass Band of Sweden to Perform October 27

October 19, 2005

The Göteborg Brass Band of Sweden will perform works by Dvorák, Verdi and Saint-Saëns as well as familiar marches, popular favorites and a tribute to Louis Armstrong, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct.

Jazz Guitarist John Scofield to Pay Tribute to Ray Charles' Music (October 17)

October 17, 2005

Renowned jazz guitarist John Scofield will pay tribute to Ray Charles and his music at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at Northwestern University's Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston campus.

Northwestern University School of Music Announces New Faculty

September 30, 2005

Steven Cohen has been named associate professor of clarinet.

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel Celebrates His 35th Year of North Shore Concerts

September 30, 2005

Renowned pianist Jeffrey Siegel will launch his 10th Anniversary of Keyboard Conversations performances on Northwestern University's Evanston campus and his 35th Anniversary Season of presenting concerts on the North Shore.

Music from Northwestern Series Resumes on WFMT-FM

September 30, 2005

Northwestern University School of Music series Music from Northwestern is resuming broadcast on WFMT-FM, featuring School of Music ensembles, faculty, students, as well as guest artists.

Phyllis Curtin delivers 2005 convocation address

June 20, 2005

Soprano Phyllis Curtin, concert and opera singer and dean emerita of Boston University's College of Fine Arts, gives the convocation address to the School of Music graduates.

Outstanding Northwestern Music Students to Perform at Kennedy Center

March 23, 2005

Four Northwestern University School of Music students -- including one from Evanston and another from Lake Bluff -- will perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., on May 23, as part of the John F.

Major Plan Unveiled for Southeast Campus Area

January 27, 2005

A new plan for the southeast corner of Northwestern University’s Evanston campus envisions a new building for the School of Music and the creation of a broad “arts green” in the area between the Theater and Interpretation Center, Block Museum of Art, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall and the new building

Composer John Adams Awarded $100,000 Nemmers Prize

June 2, 2004

John Adams is the inaugural winner of the $100,000 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Musical Composition.


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