June 25, 2018
Lucy Evans, a voice student of Karen Brunssen, won first place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) 2018 National Student Auditions, Lower College/Independent Studio Women category.
June 11, 2018
Bienen graduate Katrina Lenk (97), who majored in viola and voice, won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical.
May 23, 2018
Roderick Cox, a 2011 graduate of the Bienen School and Associate Conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra, has received the 2018 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award.
May 16, 2018
The Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music’s 2018-2019 subscription season begins this fall, with four concert series offering award-winning virtuosity and artistry from around the globe.
May 11, 2018
Jane Chu, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), will be the featured speaker for the Bienen School’s convocation ceremony on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 9 a.m. in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
May 7, 2018
Bienen School graduate saxophone quartet ~Nois has been awarded second prize in the open division of the 2018 M-Prize International Chamber Arts Competition. As a second place laureate, the quartet received an $8,000 award.
May 6, 2018
The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra (NUSO) enjoyed a successful three-city tour of Asia from March 23 to April 1, 2018.
May 2, 2018
The Bienen School has awarded pianist Marc-André Hamelin the $50,000 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance.
April 30, 2018
Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music announces two performances of “Twilight of an Empire,” a concert program that includes Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “The Bells” and Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No.
April 30, 2018
Soprano Madison Leonard, a 2016 graduate of the Bienen School of Music, was named a winner in the 2018 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
April 19, 2018
George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759) is the focus of the biennial Evelyn Dunbar Early Music Festival, hosted by Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, May 17 to 20 on the Evanston campus. The 2017/2018 Robert M. and Maya L.
April 11, 2018
Jennifer Higdon, one of America’s most frequently performed living composers, has been awarded the $100,000 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition.