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 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.
April 30, 2018
Soprano Madison Leonard, a 2016 graduate of the Bienen School of Music, was named a winner in the 2018 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
April 19, 2018
George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759) is the focus of the biennial Evelyn Dunbar Early Music Festival, hosted by Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, May 17 to 20 on the Evanston campus. The 2017/2018 Robert M. and Maya L.
April 11, 2018
Jennifer Higdon, one of America’s most frequently performed living composers, has been awarded the $100,000 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition.
April 3, 2018
The Bienen School of Music's Institute for New Music will host the third biennial Northwestern University New-Music Conference (NUNC! 3) April 20-22.
March 23, 2018
When the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra departs March 25 for its first trip abroad, the three-concert tour will enrich the musicianship of the 87 student participants and likely broaden their world view.
March 6, 2018
The Crossing will make its Chicago-area debut as part of a five-day residency at the Bienen School of Music, where Nally serves as professor and director of choral organizations.
February 15, 2018
Joachim Schamberger's production of Don Giovanni at Northwestern University uses modern technology with themes of sexual assault and consent, including the #metoo movement.