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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.
April 7, 2016
The world premiere of a commissioned work by David Lang, a performance of Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony at the Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s Millennium Park, and a three-day Horn Festival will be performed in honor of the Bienen School’s new Ryan Center for the Musical Arts.
September 22, 2015
The Midwest premiere of “Sila: The Breath of the World,” a work by John Luther Adams that was written to be performed outdoors, will kick off a yearlong series of public events to celebrate the Northwestern University Bienen School of Music’s new Patrick G. and Shirley W.
June 20, 2014
"With roots in gospel, soul, R&B, reggae, big band, and jazz, Stevie Wonder’s music mixes irresistible dance beats with innovative electronic sounds and meaningful lyrics that he delivers with a joyful and singular performance style." -Drew Edward Davies, associate professor of musicology at
January 28, 2014
Drew Edward Davies, associate professor of musicology at the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, has published Catálogo de la Colección de Música del Archivo Histórico de la Arquidiócesis de Durango, a complete catalog of the sheet music collection of Mexico’s Durango Cathedral, alon
May 22, 2013
Two graduate students from the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University have been awarded Fulbright fellowships for research study outside the United States.
January 16, 2013
Drew Edward Davies, associate professor of musicology at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music, is the recipient of the inaugural J.M. Thomson Prize for the best article by an early career scholar published in the journal Early Music in 2011.
April 16, 2012
Elissa Harbert, a PhD candidate in musicology at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music, recently received an Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship from the American Musicological Society.
March 6, 2008
Drew Edward Davies, assistant professor in musicology, has received the 2006 Wiley Housewright Dissertation Award for his work The Italianized Frontier: Music at Durango Cathedral, Español Culture, and the Aesthetics of Devotion in Eighteenth-Century New Spain.