Recent News from the Bienen School of Music

Press Release Archive

Includes all press releases and press statements from or about the Bienen School of Music since 2006.

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

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

Jun 5, 2017
Freshman cellist wins Klein International String Competition

Jun 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)

Apr 26, 2017
Claire Chase receives Avery Fisher Prize

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

Apr 21, 2017
Jake Heggie presents vocal master class

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

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

Apr 7, 2017
Bienen Professor Hans Thomalla Named Guggenheim Fellow

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

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

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

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

Mar 16, 2017
Dover Quartet Awarded Avery Fisher Career Grant

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

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

Feb 13, 2017
Bienen School alumni win Grammys

Feb 10, 2017
Steve Reich completes first Nemmers Prize residency

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

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

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

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

Jan 19, 2017
Polenzani presents second master class at Northwestern

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 27, 2016
‘Crescent City’ recognized among best jazz performances of 2016

Dec 22, 2016
Augusta Read Thomas named Chicagoan of the Year

Dec 6, 2016
Winter chamber music festival hosts internationally acclaimed artists (Northwestern Now)

Dec 6, 2016
Grammy nominees include Bienen School faculty, alumni

Dec 5, 2016
Best albums of 2016 list includes Bienen School faculty

Nov 22, 2016
Bienen musicians shine in Reich tribute concert

Nov 22, 2016
British chamber music rounds out Bienen’s December offerings (Northwestern Now)

Nov 9, 2016
MusicNOW: Steve Reich's 80th Birthday Celebration

Nov 8, 2016
Bienen School of Music Presents Four Holiday Concerts

Oct 26, 2016
Northwestern University Music in November

Oct 20, 2016
Dover Quartet opens second season as quartet-in-residence

Oct 18, 2016
Visiting artist Claire Chase relinquishes ICE leadership role

Oct 17, 2016
2016-17 opera season at Bienen to include three master classes (Northwestern Now)

Oct 7, 2016
Award-winning guitarists to perform classical music at Bienen (Northwestern Now)

Oct 5, 2016
Northwestern University Music in October

Sep 26, 2016
Award-Winning Dover Quartet to Bring Mozart Alive

Sep 16, 2016
Skyline Piano Artist Series’ Second Season at Bienen School (University Relations)

Sep 13, 2016
Mulcahy to premiere ‘Five Hallucinations’ with CSO October 6

Sep 13, 2016
Ear Taxi Festival to showcase Bienen faculty, students and alumni