May 18, 2022 7:30pm

a•pe•ri•od•ic ensemble

McClintock Choral and Recital Room

May 19, 2022 5:00pm

Keynote by Cecilia Sjöholm with Response by Anna Parkinson

Regenstein Master Class Room

May 20, 2022 9:30am

Presentations and Responses

Jean Gimbel Lane Reception Room, Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

May 20, 2022 7:30pm

Evocative Visions - Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Liszt

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

May 26, 2022 7:30pm - May 29, 2022 3:00pm

La bohème

Cahn Auditorium

Upcoming Events

May 17, 2022 7:30pm

Craig Davis Pinson, composition

Galvin Recital Hall

May 17, 2022 7:30pm

CANCELLED: Evening of Brass

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

May 18, 2022 6:30pm

Jack Reeder, conducting

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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Bienen School presents Puccini’s “La bohème”

May 12, 2022

The Bienen School of Music will bring Giacomo Puccini’s “La bohème” to the stage May 26 through 29 at Cahn Auditorium. 

Two alumni awarded 2022 Sphinx MPower Artist Grants

May 10, 2022

Alumni Alex Laing ’96 and Kenneth Thompkins ’89 are among the recipients of a 2022 MPower Artist Grant from the Sphinx Organization.

Jennifer Koh to address Bienen School class of 2022

April 28, 2022

Violinist Jennifer Koh will present the Bienen School of Music’s convocation address on Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 1 p.m. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.

“Choral” reef project by Northwestern artists featured at Chicago’s Art on theMART

April 22, 2022

Choral, an audio/visual projection by two Northwestern artists that imagines coral reefs as the metaphorical “voice” of climate change, is being presented to the public this spring as part of Chicago’s Art on theMART program.

Bienen School concert celebrates retiring faculty Steven Cohen and Gail Williams

April 19, 2022

Faculty clarinetist Steven Cohen and hornist Gail Williams will perform a final recital together in May before they retire from Northwestern University, culminating a combined 50 years of service.

Alumna Phyllis Chen awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

April 12, 2022

Bienen School of Music alumna Phyllis Chen ’00 MMus has been awarded a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition.

Davee Media Library

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D Minor

Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra

Hans Thomalla - Harmoniemusik

Contemporary Music Ensemble

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