May 12, 2022
The Bienen School of Music will bring Giacomo Puccini’s “La bohème” to the stage May 26 through 29 at Cahn Auditorium.
May 10, 2022
Alumni Alex Laing ’96 and Kenneth Thompkins ’89 are among the recipients of a 2022 MPower Artist Grant from the Sphinx Organization.
April 28, 2022
Violinist Jennifer Koh will present the Bienen School of Music’s convocation address on Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 1 p.m. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
April 22, 2022
Choral, an audio/visual projection by two Northwestern artists that imagines coral reefs as the metaphorical “voice” of climate change, is being presented to the public this spring as part of Chicago’s Art on theMART program.
April 19, 2022
Faculty clarinetist Steven Cohen and hornist Gail Williams will perform a final recital together in May before they retire from Northwestern University, culminating a combined 50 years of service.
April 12, 2022
After a two-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, composer Christopher Cerrone’s work for choir and orchestra, “The Last Message Received,” will see its world premiere at the Bienen School of Music on Saturday, April 30.
April 6, 2022
Jennifer Blackwell has been appointed assistant professor of music education at the Bienen School of Music, effective September 1, 2022.
April 5, 2022
This April, the Bienen School of Music will feature three performances of works by William Bolcom, the 2021 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition winner.
April 1, 2022
Conflux Quartet—an ensemble of Bienen School of Music master’s students—has been invited to the 49th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
April 1, 2022
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.
March 23, 2022
Bienen School of Music alumnus Steven Banks ’17 MMus has been awarded a $25,000 Avery Fisher Career Grant. He is the first saxophonist in history to receive this honor.