May 11, 2017
The iconoclastic work of self-taught guitarist and composer Frank Zappa will be performed alongside the work of the innovative French-born composer Edgard Varèse, one of Zappa’s earliest musical influences, in a pair of Memorial Day weekend concerts presented by Northwestern University’s Henry an
May 5, 2017
Aaron Copland’s Depression-era love story “The Tender Land” concludes the Northwestern University Opera Theater season at the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music.
May 1, 2017
The launch of an exciting three-year residency by the acclaimed Dover Quartet and the historic 20th anniversary of the school’s beloved Winter Chamber Music Festival are thanks to the Cheney Foundation's support.
April 26, 2017
Vasili Byros, associate professor in music theory and cognition at the Bienen School of Music, has received the Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence award.
April 26, 2017
Bienen School visiting artist Claire Chase has been awarded the $100,000 Avery Fisher Prize. She is the first flutist to receive the prize.
April 21, 2017
Award-winning composer Jake Heggie presented the final Tichio Vocal Master Class of the 2016-2017 season on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall.
April 20, 2017
Franz Liszt, the profoundly influential piano star of the Romantic movement, will be celebrated during the American Liszt Society’s premier annual event.
April 10, 2017
Seven-time Grammy Award winning pianist Emanuel Ax begins the first of two residencies in May at Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music.
April 7, 2017
Hans Thomalla, associate professor of composition and music technology at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to support the development of his third opera, “Dark Spring.”
April 4, 2017
Steven Banks, a master’s saxophone student of Taimur Sullivan at the Bienen School of Music, will speak about diversity and inclusion in classical music at the upcoming TEDxNorthwesternU 2017 Conference.
March 31, 2017
Two cello students from the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University have been accepted into the inaugural Queen Elisabeth Cello Competition, which will take place in May in Brussels, Belgium.
March 27, 2017
Award-winning composer Jake Heggie will present the Bienen School of Music’s convocation address to graduating students on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 9 a.m. in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.