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.
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.
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.
September 14, 2018
Series includes Grammy winner Paul O’Dette and the Chicago debut of Tengyue Zhang.
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.