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May 13, 2021 9:00am

East Meets West in Western Classical Music

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May 13, 2021 9:00am

East Meets West in Western Classical Music

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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 live, in-person “Eclipse” world premiere April 25-26

April 28, 2021

The Bienen School of Music presented its first live, in-person performances since March 2020 with the world premiere of Eclipse, a work designed to be performed in a socially distanced setting under a full moon.

Music and Breath may mitigate childhood trauma from COVID-19 pandemic

April 22, 2021

A new interdisciplinary research project involving several Bienen faculty and alumni will examine how music might be used globally to improve children's health and well-being following the trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Two Receive 2021 Luminarts Fellowships

April 21, 2021

Zachary Good, a doctoral clarinet student of Steven Cohen, and Muzi Zhao, a dual-degree Bienen-Medill piano student of James Giles, have been named 2021 Fellows in Classical Music by the Luminarts Cultural Foundation.

Grammy-winning conductor, alumnus to deliver Bienen School convocation address

April 20, 2021

Giancarlo Guerrero ’92 MMus, a six-time Grammy-Award-winning conductor, will present the Bienen School of Music’s 2021 convocation address virtually.

Alumna Katherine Young named Guggenheim Fellow

April 19, 2021

Bienen School of Music alumna Katherine Young ’17 DMA has been awarded a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition.

What Makes Bienen Unique?

April 14, 2021

Johannah Carmona, a viola performance and arts administration student, explains what distinguishes the Bienen School of Music from other top-level music schools.

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