Davee Media Library

Master Classes and Lectures

Hear how performing artists have remained resilient in the face of concert hall and theater closures, how they have galvanized as a community to address social injustice, and how they are preparing for a landscape that will look distinct

Bienen School of Music faculty members Stephen Alltop and Joachim Schamberger discuss the extraordinary challenge and opportunity of creating an entirely remote recording and filming of Monteverdi’s Orfeo.

Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery addresses the Class of 2020 and introduces distinguished convocation speaker Jennifer Higdon.

A Zoom discussion of Claudio Monteverdi's opera "L'Orfeo," now a Northwestern University Opera Theater project in progress entitled "Orfeo Remote." This event was presented as part of the Evelyn Dunbar Memorial Early Music Festival.

A violist of international reputation, Roberto Díaz is president and CEO of the Curtis Institute of Music. In this master class, he coaches Bienen School viola students of Helen Callus. 

A violist of international reputation, Roberto Díaz is president and CEO of the Curtis Institute of Music. In this master class, he coaches Bienen School viola students of Helen Callus. 

Bienen School of Music alumnus Howard Reich (77), a longtime music and arts columnist for the Chicago Tribune, delivered the Bienen School’s convocation address on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9 a.m.

Members of the Bienen School’s flute studio participated in an online master class hosted by Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the New World Symphony.