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Symphony Orchestra to tour China with the music of Bernstein, Mahler

January 25, 2018

In this Daily Northwestern feature, Maestro Yampolsky shares excitement for upcoming Asia tour.

CSO world premiere to feature Bienen brass faculty

January 17, 2018

Faculty members Michael Mulcahy and Gene Pokorny will premiere Jennifer Higdon’s Low Brass Concerto with the CSO.

Segovia Classical Guitar 25th anniversary season continues

January 16, 2018

Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music resumes the 2017/2018 Segovia Classical Guitar Series, featuring four guitar virtuosos performing up-close within the exquisite acoustics of the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall.

Bienen School of Music’s third annual Skyline Piano Artist Series continues

January 12, 2018

Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music continues its third annual Skyline Piano Artist Series, featuring five programs by internationally acclaimed virtuosos of the piano.

Alumni among Chicagoans of the Year

January 4, 2018

Violist Doyle Armbrust, cellist Russell Rolen, and violinists Clara Lyon and Maeve Feinberg of Spektral Quartet were named Chicagoans of the Year in Classical by the Chicago Tribune.

Ask the Pros: Hans Jensen discusses student competitions

December 29, 2017

ASK THE PROS takes Violin Channel member Hasan Ninov's question "How do you know when students are ready for competitions, and how do you help them prepare?" to Bienen professor Hans Jørgen Jensen.

Jazz legends Eddie Daniels and Lee Musiker perform Jan. 17

December 20, 2017

Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music presents clarinetist Eddie Daniels and pianist Lee Musiker on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Galvin Recital Hall.

Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra announces 2018 Asia tour

December 20, 2017

Northwestern University’s top orchestral talent will travel halfway around the globe during spring break 2018 to perform in three prestigious concert halls and to serve as musical ambassadors for the University.

Mincek’s album named among best of 2017

December 20, 2017

Torrent, a portrait album by Bienen School assistant professor Alex Mincek, was named one of the 25 Best Classical Music Recordings of 2017 by the New York Times.

Percussion Ensemble performs showcase concert

December 1, 2017

The Northwestern University Percussion Ensemble, led by associate professor She-e Wu, recently performed in a showcase concert at the 2017 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in Indianapolis.

2018 Grammy nominees include Bienen faculty

November 28, 2017

Bienen School faculty members Donald Nally and Taimur Sullivan and alumnus Giancarlo Guerrero have received nominations for 2018 Grammy Awards.

Steve Reich says goodbye to 80 and Northwestern

November 21, 2017

Chicago Tribune reflects on Reich’s latest residency at the Bienen School. 


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