Search News

Filter By:

Schamberger Brings Modern Themes to Opera Stage

October 5, 2018

Northwestern University Opera Theater’s most recent season demonstrated the breadth of human emotion under the creative leadership of Joachim Schamberger, Bienen School director of opera.

Nemmers Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon to visit Bienen School Oct. 15 to 20

October 1, 2018

The Bienen School of Music welcomes Jennifer Higdon, winner of the Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition, Oct. 15 to 20 for the first of two Nemmers Prize residencies.

2018-19 opera season and vocal master classes announced

September 27, 2018

Under Joachim Schamberger’s direction, the 2018-19 opera lineup will include Britten’s “The Turn of the Screw” and Stravinsky’s “The Rake’s Progress,” with a third production to be announced for May 2019.

Bienen School website wins design awards

September 14, 2018

The Bienen School’s new website has won three CSS Design Awards. The site has been recognized for its superior user interface, user experience and innovation. 

Bienen School announces 26th annual Segovia Classical Guitar season

September 14, 2018

Series includes Grammy winner Paul O’Dette and the Chicago debut of Tengyue Zhang.

Trombone quartet wins international competition

August 29, 2018

The eNq, a Bienen School of Music trombone quartet, won first place in the 2018 International Trombone Association Quartet Competition.

Jane Chu Addresses Class of 2018

July 31, 2018

Jane Chu, former chairperson of the National Endowment of the Arts, delivered the Bienen School of Music’s 2018 convocation address on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

VC INSIGHT – Preparing for a Recording

July 19, 2018

Preparing for a Recording is Like Preparing for a Marathon: Bienen viola professor Helen Callus talks through the trials and tribulations of recording an album.

Voice student wins first prize in NATS auditions

June 25, 2018

Lucy Evans, a voice student of Karen Brunssen, won first place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) 2018 National Student Auditions, Lower College/Independent Studio Women category.

Alumna Katrina Lenk wins Tony for Best Actress in ‘The Band’s Visit’

June 11, 2018

Bienen graduate Katrina Lenk, who majored in viola and voice, won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical.

Conducting alum named 2018 Solti Fellow

May 23, 2018

Roderick Cox, a 2011 graduate of the Bienen School and Associate Conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra, has received the 2018 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award. 

Concert series brings world-renowned artists to the North Shore

May 16, 2018

The Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music’s 2018-2019 subscription season begins this fall, with four concert series offering award-winning virtuosity and artistry from around the globe.

Fanfare

View More
Fall 2018
Read
Spring 2017
Read
Fall 2016
Read