May 12, 2020
Two student chamber ensembles from the Bienen School of Music – Fuse Quartet and Trio Noré – advanced in the 47th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, which moved to an online format for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 22, 2020
Chamber music students will advance their proficiency with infamous solo passages under the Spring Quarter teaching model developed by Bienen School’s String Chamber Program Coordinator Desirée Ruhstrat.
April 16, 2020
Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery sent this message to alumni of the Bienen School of Music regarding the school's response to the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
April 10, 2020
Bienen faculty and students are embracing remote instruction: “Now is the time for us to respond with creativity and courage to a challenging situation.”
March 31, 2020
Social distancing and shelter-at-home requirements have curtailed spring’s in-person music, art and theater offerings, but Northwestern and Chicago audiences have a wide variety of options to enjoy Northwestern University’s vibrant arts scene from their living rooms.
March 30, 2020
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) has selected Sihao He (MM18), a doctoral cello student of Hans Jørgen Jensen, as one of five artists for the Bowers Program.
March 5, 2020
Bienen School alumnus Nicholas Swett has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship for his doctoral studies in music at the University of Cambridge.
February 19, 2020
“Die Fledermaus” runs Feb. 27 to March 1 at Cahn Auditorium. Bienen Director of Opera Joachim Schamberger directs and guest artist John Baril will conduct the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra.
February 18, 2020
The Northwestern University Symphonic Band will perform at the North Central Division Conference of the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) on Saturday, February 22.
January 30, 2020
The Bienen School of Music presents Johann Strauss’ high-spirited operetta of frivolity, festivities and a practical joke gone awry, “Die Fledermaus,” from Feb. 27 to March 1 in Cahn Auditorium.
January 23, 2020
The four members of Third Coast Percussion—all alumni of the Bienen School of Music — discuss their dream collaborations, the best part of the Grammys, and what’s playing in their headphones.