Bienen Ensembles

A Festival of Overtures

Graduate Conducting Showcase

Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 7:30pm

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Alex Chen, Andrew Ritchie, Yuxin Dai, Jennifer Huang, and Jake Taniguchi, conductors; members of Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra 

Join students of the Bienen School’s graduate conducting program as they lead the orchestra in beloved repertoire. 

Antonín Dvořák, Carnival Overture, Op. 92, B. 169 
Giuseppe Verdi, La forza del destino Overture 
Giuseppe Verdi, I vespri siciliani Overture 
Carl Maria von Weber, Der Freischütz Overture 
Gioachino Rossini, William Tell Overture 

Tickets are not required for this event.

Free Event

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall


50 Arts Cir Dr
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Pick-Staiger is a 989-seat hall located in the Arts Circle on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University. The main lobby entrance for concerts is on the west side of the building (revolving and regular doors). Since its inception in 1975, the hall has functioned as both a classroom and performance facility for Bienen School of Music performing ensembles, faculty recitals, festivals, and professional guest artists.