September 17, 2020
When the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the Bienen School’s spring opera production, director of opera Joachim Schamberger reconceived Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo as an online project —an experimental opera film, Orfeo Remote.
September 14, 2020
A joint effort by the Bienen School of Music and its technology colleagues at the Yale School of Music and other peer institutions has resulted in upgrades to Zoom that will greatly benefit online music instruction.
September 11, 2020
Cellist Richard Narroway ‘13 was named winner of the Music Trust's 2020 Freedman Classical Fellowship. The prestigious $20,000 award is offered to an exceptional instrumentalist annually.
August 20, 2020
Bienen School voice and opera faculty, students, and alumni played important roles in the National Association of Teachers of Singing’s 2020 National Virtual Conference in June.
August 19, 2020
William V. Porter, professor emeritus of musicology, died Tuesday, August 18, at age 87.
August 14, 2020
Gifted young musicians from around the world converge in the Chicago area each fall for the same reason: to study at one of the widely revered music schools.
August 13, 2020
It’s not just numbers of students that is an issue during COVID-19, but also what arts education entails, said Donald Nally, director of choral organizations at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music.
July 13, 2020
Northwestern’s accomplished arts faculty will make a mark globally this season with published research, new books, a traveling art exhibition and an opera exploring teens and mental health set to premiere in Germany.
June 2, 2020
The Bienen School of Music stands in solidarity with our Black students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and the entire Black community.
May 12, 2020
Two student chamber ensembles from the Bienen School of Music – Fuse Quartet and Trio Noré – advanced in the 47th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, which moved to an online format for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 22, 2020
Chamber music students will advance their proficiency with infamous solo passages under the Spring Quarter teaching model developed by Bienen School’s String Chamber Program Coordinator Desirée Ruhstrat.