Davee Media Library

Master Classes and Lectures

The final video in the Bienen School's Black Composer Showcase series includes selections performed by Bienen instrumental students.

“Poets of the Harlem Renaissance” is the second video in the Bienen School's Black Composer Showcase series.

“Chicago Connections,” the first video in the Bienen School's Black Composer Showcase series, focuses on two female African American composers with ties to Chicago: Northwestern alumna Margaret Bonds ’33, ’34 MMus and her mentor Florence

Donald Nally, John W. Beattie Chair of Music and Director of Choral Organizations, discusses the intersection of his work with his Grammy-Award winning ensemble, The Crossing, and the choirs of the Bienen School of Music.

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

Sylvia Wang, associate professor of piano, explores the fusion of East and West in Western classical music through stories and performances tracing her experience as a solo and collaborative pianist and educator.

Faculty members Sarah Bartolome ’02 MMus and Amanda Draper ’14 MMus, ’20 PhD, along with Doctoral Fellows Stephanie Gregoire ’20 MMus and Diego Pinto from the Northwestern University Music Education Program, present current research.

The Bienen School of Music welcomed Dr. Louise Toppin and Dr. Willis Patterson from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance for a virtual discussion on Black art songs.