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Alumni Spotlight: Rena Kraut

November 20, 2020

Rena Kraut ‘99 is founder and executive director of the Cuban American Youth Orchestra (CAYO). Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.

New Experiences as a First-Year Graduate Student

November 18, 2020

Elaina Palada, a master's flute student, shares her experiences as a Bienen student during the pandemic.

Alumni Spotlight: Rodney Dorsey

November 12, 2020

Rodney Dorsey ‘92 MMus, ‘06 DMA is professor of music and chair of the Department of Bands at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight. 

Tips for a Stress-Free Recording Process

November 9, 2020

You’ve perfected your lighting, picked the perfect external microphone, and have your instrument tuned and ready... but how does one combat the undeniable nerves that accompany making prescreening and audition recordings?

Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo Goes Remote To Meet The Times

November 9, 2020

When COVID-19 restrictions were imposed in mid-March, Hanna Bingham thought her dreams of performing violin in the Bienen School’s planned production of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo were over.

Alumni Spotlight: Caitlin Finnie

November 6, 2020

Caitlin Finnie ’16 currently serves as the Christine Daaé alternate on the world tour of The Phantom of the Opera. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.

Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

Named one of the most impressive performance spaces in Chicago, the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall features excellent acoustics and views.

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Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

The Ryan Center for the Musical Arts sit at the southeast corner of campus, adjacent to the Bienen School's other music facilities.

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Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

Opened in 2015, the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts features three state-of-the-art performances venues.

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