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.
July 12, 2021
The Bienen School of Music has awarded Sir András Schiff the $50,000 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance.
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 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.
May 12, 2021
The Solti Foundation U.S. has selected doctoral candidate Taichi Fukumura ’17 MMus as a recipient of the Sir Georg Solti Career Assistance Award.
April 28, 2021
The Bienen School of Music presented its first live, in-person performances since March 2020 with the world premiere of Eclipse, a work designed to be performed in a socially distanced setting under a full moon.
April 22, 2021
A new interdisciplinary research project involving several Bienen faculty and alumni will examine how music might be used globally to improve children's health and well-being following the trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 21, 2021
Zachary Good, a doctoral clarinet student of Steven Cohen, and Muzi Zhao, a dual-degree Bienen-Medill piano student of James Giles, have been named 2021 Fellows in Classical Music by the Luminarts Cultural Foundation.