October 4, 2021
Victor Yampolsky, the Carol F. and Arthur L. Rice Jr. Professor in Music Performance, will retire at the end of the 2021-22 academic year, marking the conclusion of a 38-year teaching and conducting career at Northwestern.
September 9, 2021
More than 100 alumni, faculty, and current students of the Bienen School of Music will participate in Chicago’s Ear Taxi Festival September 15 through October 4.
August 18, 2021
Director of Concert Management Jerry Tietz shares updates regarding the Bienen School's fall concert schedule.
July 26, 2021
American composer William Bolcom has been awarded the $100,000 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition from the Bienen School of Music.
June 28, 2021
The Bienen School of Music has launched a new series of videos featuring performances of art songs and chamber music by Black composers.
May 27, 2021
Students and faculty reflect on a year of hybrid teaching and learning in different time zones.
May 18, 2021
Bienen School of Music jazz students Albert Kuo and Darsan Swaroop Bellie are among the winners of DownBeat magazine’s 44th Annual Student Music Awards.
May 17, 2021
Undergraduate cello student Annie Hyung describes her experiences performing remotely in the Contemporary Music Ensemble.
May 16, 2021
The Bienen School of Music’s Galvin Cello Quartet has won the silver medal in the 48th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in the senior strings division.
May 14, 2021
As the pandemic has progressed, students have discovered an unlikely practice haven: the nearby parking garage! The sound of brass instruments has now become familiar to many Bienen students as they walk into the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts.