January 25, 2021
The Bienen School’s admission staff offers tips to help students prepare for virtual auditions (hint: practicing is the number one way to set yourself up for success).
January 22, 2021
Beth Kirkpatrick ‘03 is best known for understudying Madame Thenardier in Broadway's “Les Miserables” and for the original cast recording of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” as the Madam. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
January 15, 2021
Cuban-American cellist Thomas Mesa ‘14 MMus has won the First Prize in the 2016 Sphinx Competition, the Astral Artists 2017 National Auditions, and the Alhambra Orchestra Concerto Competition. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
January 4, 2021
Bienen School alumnus Cory Hills ‘03 has been named an inaugural Gretsch Fellow in Children’s Music at the Fred Rogers Center. The fellowship was created to support research and best practices in music experiences for children.
December 21, 2020
Paula Grissom-Broughton ‘99 MMus is currently chair of the department of music at Spelman College, where she has served on the faculty since 2008. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
December 18, 2020
Cello student Annie Hyung shares her tips for facilitating a superior Zoom music experience.
December 17, 2020
Mallory Thompson ‘79, ‘80 MMus is director of bands, professor of music, and coordinator of the conducting program at the Bienen School of Music. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
December 16, 2020
Looking ahead to winter quarter, it’s important to make time in your schedule for things that make you happy, because that supports your academic success! Here are some suggestions from student Elaina Palada.
December 14, 2020
The pandemic could not stop Northwestern University Opera Theater from proceeding with plans for a fully realized production of Claudio Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo.”
December 11, 2020
Cellist Brannon Cho ’17 has been awarded the $35,000 János Starker Foundation Award for 2020.
December 11, 2020
Ian Derrer ‘01 MMus is General Director and CEO of the Dallas Opera. He has previously held administrative positions at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, and Kentucky Opera. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.