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Grammy nominations honor faculty and alumni

November 22, 2019

Nominees for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards include Bienen faculty, alumni, and the current winner of the school's Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition.

Alumnus Steven Banks Named Young Concert Artists’ First Saxophonist Winner

November 18, 2019

Banks (pictured, top left) was one of four winners in the final round of the 2019 Young Concert Artists International Auditions on November 17.

Bienen School of Music presents 2019 winter holiday concerts

November 12, 2019

Bienen School ensembles present jazz, choral, and orchestral performances to celebrate the season.

Bienen School professor honored by Society for Music Theory

November 11, 2019

Richard Ashley was honored by the Society for Music Theory at a November 9 awards ceremony in Columbus.

Bienen School presents Chicago-area premiere of David T. Little's Dog Days

October 31, 2019

The Northwestern Opera Theater and Institute for New Music production runs November 21 to 24.

Skyline Piano Artist Series Opens with Richard Goode

October 9, 2019

The 2019-20 Skyline Piano Artist Series opens October 18 with a sold-out performance by inaugural Jean Gimbel Lane Prize winner Richard Goode.

Bienen Alumni Advance to Young Concert Artists International Audition Finals

October 4, 2019

Steven Banks and Ansel Norris advance to the auditions' final round on November 17.

Mexico's National Chamber Orchestra Announces New Principal Conductor

October 3, 2019

Bienen School alumnus Ludwig Carrasco was appointed Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of Mexico's National Chamber Orchestra.

Bienen School of Music set to open five-concert Segovia Classical Guitar Series

October 2, 2019

The 2019-20 Segovia Classical Guitar Series opens October 11 with a sold-out concert by Manuel Barrueco. 

Bienen School announces 2019-20 Tichio-Finnie Vocal Master Class Series

September 17, 2019

Michael Fabiano, Stephanie Blythe and Matthew Polenzani will coach Bienen students in the newly renamed 2019-20 Tichio-Finnie Vocal Master Class Series.

Cellist Sihao He wins third prize in ARD International Competition

September 13, 2019

Sihao He (G18), a doctoral cello student of Hans Jørgen Jensen, won third prize and €5,000 in the 2019 ARD International Cello Competition in Munich, Germany.

Cellist Sihao He advances to finals of ARD International Competition

September 10, 2019

Sihao He (G18), a doctoral cello student of Hans Jørgen Jensen, has advanced to the finals of the 2019 ARD International Cello Competition in Munich, Germany.

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