August 29, 2018
The eNq, a Bienen School of Music trombone quartet, won first place in the 2018 International Trombone Association Quartet Competition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 11, 2018
Jane Chu, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), will be the featured speaker for the Bienen School’s convocation ceremony on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 9 a.m. in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
May 7, 2018
Bienen School graduate saxophone quartet ~Nois has been awarded second prize in the open division of the 2018 M-Prize International Chamber Arts Competition. As a second place laureate, the quartet received an $8,000 award.
May 6, 2018
The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra (NUSO) enjoyed a successful three-city tour of Asia from March 23 to April 1, 2018.
May 2, 2018
The Bienen School has awarded pianist Marc-André Hamelin the $50,000 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance.
April 30, 2018
Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music announces two performances of “Twilight of an Empire,” a concert program that includes Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “The Bells” and Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No.