Oct 31, 2021 5:00pm

Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Ave, Evanston

Nov 12, 2021 7:30pm

Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Nov 18, 2021 7:30pm - Nov 21, 2021 7:30pm

Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Medium

Ryan Opera Theater

Nov 19, 2021 7:30pm

Contemporary Music Ensemble

Galvin Recital Hall

Upcoming Events

Oct 24, 2021 3:00pm

Symphonic Band

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Oct 24, 2021 5:00pm

Hymnfest XVIII

Alice Millar Chapel

Oct 27, 2021 8:30pm

Victor Stahoviak, double bass

Galvin Recital Hall

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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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Bienen News

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Russell Dagon (1938-2021)

October 22, 2021

Russell Dagon ’61, ’62 MMus, professor emeritus of clarinet, died October 19 at age 83.

Victor Yampolsky to retire from Bienen School after 38 years of teaching, conducting

October 4, 2021

Victor Yampolsky, the Carol F. and Arthur L. Rice Jr. Professor in Music Performance, will retire at the end of the 2021-22 academic year, marking the conclusion of a 38-year teaching and conducting career at Northwestern.

Chicago’s Ear Taxi Festival to showcase Bienen School prominently

September 9, 2021

More than 100 alumni, faculty, and current students of the Bienen School of Music will participate in Chicago’s Ear Taxi Festival September 15 through October 4.

What I wish I knew as a Freshman at Bienen

August 30, 2021

Recent graduate Valérie Filloux shares wisdom for incoming and prospective Wildcats. 

A Message from the Director of Concert Management

August 18, 2021

Director of Concert Management Jerry Tietz shares updates regarding the Bienen School's fall concert schedule.

William Bolcom Awarded 2021 Nemmers Prize in Music Composition

July 26, 2021

American composer William Bolcom has been awarded the $100,000 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition from the Bienen School of Music.

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