The Student Advisory Board of Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music will hold a Music Marathon April 30 – May 1 to raise funds to support The People’s Music School, a tuition-free community music school located in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood.Continue reading on Evanston Now
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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.
December 6, 2016
Seven-concert series features treasured classics and compelling new works
December 1, 2015
The Dover Quartet and Jupiter String Quartet are both scheduled to perform during the 20th season of Northwestern University’s annual Winter Chamber Music Festival.
December 1, 2014
Northwestern University’s 19th annual Winter Chamber Music Festival will focus on the chamber works of Beethoven, providing an overview of the composer’s music for string quartets and small ensembles. The six-concert series opens Jan. 9 and runs through Jan. 25.
April 18, 2014
Four exceptional Bienen School student soloists will be featured in a concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 22.
December 2, 2013
America’s high-profile Miro Quartet, the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet, Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Brant Taylor, two former Vermeer Quartet members -- violinist Shmuel Ashkenasi and cellist Marc Johnson, and internationally recognized pianist Shai Wosner are among the world-class gu
September 24, 2013
A two-day celebration of composer Ned Rorem’s 90th birthday, a guest conducting appearance by Alarm Will Sound co-founder Alan Pierson and performances by Ensemble Recherche are among the Institute for New Music’s fall season offerings.
April 17, 2013
The spring line-up of classical and modern orchestral performances by the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia and Chamber Orchestra includes works by Tchaikovsky, Respighi and Strauss as well as Peter Schickele and Charles Ives.
January 17, 2013
Brazilian guitar virtuosos Sergio and Odair Assad, Spanish guitarist Paco Pena and his fiery Flamenco Dance Company, Uruguayan guitarist Alvaro Pierri, Alabama-born alto saxophonist and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra member Sherman Irby and Australian violinist Graeme Jennings are among the int
September 27, 2012
Northwestern University‘s distinguished music faculty will perform in duets, trios and small ensembles this fall. They also will appear alongside their students during two special gala concerts.