2017 Press Releases

December 29, 2017
Ask the Pros: Hans Jensen discusses student competitions (The Violin Channel)

December 20, 2017
Jazz legends Eddie Daniels and Lee Musiker perform Jan. 17 (Northwestern Now)

December 15, 2017
Mincek’s album named among best of 2017

December 11, 2017
Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra announces 2018 Asia tour (Northwestern Now)

December 1, 2017
Percussion Ensemble performs showcase concert

November 28, 2017
2018 Grammy nominees include Bienen faculty

November 21, 2017
American composer Steve Reich says goodbye to 80 and Northwestern University (Chicago Tribune)

November 15, 2017
Ryan Center for the Musical Arts wins design award (Northwestern Now)

November 13, 2017
Bienen School offers new PhD in Music Composition

November 10, 2017
Byros recognized with outstanding publication award

November 6, 2017
Music theory professor appears on 60 Minutes

October 30, 2017
Four holiday concerts wrap the season in a musical glow (Northwestern Now)

October 26, 2017
Nonprofit seeks to improve quality of life through music for people with dementia (The Daily Northwestern)

October 26, 2017
Award-winning pianists to play in Bienen concert series (The Daily Northwestern)

October 23, 2017
Nemmers Prize Winner Steve Reich returns to Bienen School of Music for second residency (Northwestern Now)

October 16, 2017
Guitar student wins top prize in Classics Alive competition

October 16, 2017
2017-18 opera season and vocal master classes announced (Northwestern Now)

October 11, 2017
BCE joins UChicago choir in concert with Eric Whitacre (The Daily Northwestern)

October 4, 2017
Segovia Classical Guitar Series celebrates 25th anniversary (Northwestern Now)

October 4, 2017
Park at Wrigley concert to feature Bienen professors, Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians (The Daily Northwestern)

September 29, 2017
American premiere of vocal piece to combine 1,000 Chicagoland voices (The Daily Northwestern)

September 26, 2017
Bienen School of Music seeks nominations for $100,000 Nemmers prize (Northwestern Now)

September 26, 2017
Fall 2017 Message from the Dean

September 20, 2017
Bienen School presents third annual Skyline Piano Artist Series (Northwestern Now)

September 6, 2017
Northwestern's Large-Scale Commitment to the Future of Music (Violinist.com)

July 10, 2017
Jake Heggie’s 2017 Convocation Address

June 16, 2017
The Voice: Carl Alexander (Northwestern Now)

June 9, 2017
Everyday Diva: Spotlight on soprano Amanda Majeski (Northwestern Magazine)

June 5, 2017
Freshman cellist wins Klein International String Competition

June 1, 2017
Frank Laucerica featured in Seniors to Watch

May 31, 2017
Correction: Van Cliburn Competition and Northwestern

May 30, 2017
Bienen School welcomes new faculty

May 25, 2017
Concert series offer downtown virtuosity on the North Shore (Northwestern Now)

May 24, 2017
Lee ready for 2017 Van Cliburn Competition

May 24, 2017
‘The Tender Land' caps distinguished NU residency for Ehrman

May 22, 2017
Cello students advance to finals of Queen Elisabeth Competition

May 18, 2017
Northwestern pianist vies with world’s best at Van Cliburn competition (Chicago Sun-Times)

May 15, 2017
Bienen saxophone quartet wins silver medal in Fischoff Competition

May 11, 2017
Fathers of Invention: Zappa and Varèse connection explored (Northwestern Now)

May 5, 2017
'The Tender Land' closes Bienen Opera season (Northwestern Now)

April 26, 2017
Claire Chase receives Avery Fisher Prize

April 26, 2017
Byros receives McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence Award

April 21, 2017
Jake Heggie presents vocal master class

April 20, 2017
Bienen School of Music Hosts 2017 American Liszt Society Festival (Northwestern Now)

April 10, 2017
Jean Gimbel Lane Prize winner will play sold-out concert during first Bienen residency (Northwestern Now)

April 7, 2017
Bienen Professor Hans Thomalla Named Guggenheim Fellow

April 4, 2017
Diversity in music is focus of Northwestern TEDx talk

March 31, 2017
Bienen students will compete in Queen Elisabeth competition (Northwestern Now)

March 27, 2017
Jake Heggie to address Bienen School class of 2017

March 17, 2017
Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform at CBDNA conference

March 16, 2017
Dover Quartet Awarded Avery Fisher Career Grant

March 15, 2017
Award-winning composer Jake Heggie will lead master class (Northwestern Now)

March 7, 2017
EunAe Lee to Perform in Cliburn International Piano Competition

February 13, 2017
Bienen School alumni win Grammys

February 10, 2017
Steve Reich completes first Nemmers Prize residency

February 6, 2017
Opera Star Joyce Castle Featured in Cast of ‘Carmelites’ (Northwestern Now)

January 27, 2017
22nd annual Segovia Classical Guitar Series continues (Northwestern Now)

January 27, 2017
Bienen DMA student Daniel Dehaan named UChicago Field Fellow

January 25, 2017
Second annual skyline series celebrates depth and breadth of the piano repertoire (Northwestern Now)

January 19, 2017
Polenzani presents second master class at Northwestern

January 17, 2017
Children’s beliefs about talent influence music participation (Northwestern Now)

January 17, 2017
Dean Montgomery to participate in Eastman Leadership Conference

January 12, 2017
Nemmers prize winner Steve Reich to complete first of two residencies (Northwestern Now)

January 10, 2017
Orford Quartet a strong start to Winter Chamber Music fest (Chicago Tribune)

January 10, 2017
New Orford Quartet opens Winter Chamber Festival in admirable style (Chicago Classical Review)

January 10, 2017
Xuesha Hu wins top prize in Bösendorfer competition