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Naroditskaya named Kaplan Institute Fellow

April 10, 2019

Inna Naroditskaya, professor of musicology in the Bienen School of Music, was named a 2019-2020 Faculty Fellow of the Kaplan Humanities Institute at Northwestern University.

Pianist Eric Lu will make Chicago debut April 12 in Skyline Series

April 8, 2019

Eric Lu, winner of the 2018 Leeds piano competition, will make his Chicago-area debut in the Skyline Piano Artist Series April 12.

Bienen student to study Bahá'í choral music traditions in six countries

April 8, 2019

Chris LaMountain, a Bienen-Weinberg dual-degree student majoring in vocal performance and religious studies, won a Circumnavigator’s Travel-Study Grant.

DMA piano student Nansong Huang receives Luminarts Fellowship

April 5, 2019

Doctoral piano student Nansong Huang was named a 2019 Luminarts Fellow in Classical Music by the Luminarts Cultural Foundation. 

Two Bienen School ensembles advance to Fischoff Competition

April 4, 2019

Two Bienen School student ensembles – Fuse Quartet and Galvin Trio – have been invited to the 46th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

Bienen Institute for New Music welcomes David T. Little and Judd Greenstein

April 3, 2019

The Institute for New Music welcomes contemporary American composers David T. Little and Judd Greenstein for an April 24-27 residency.

Sherman Irby joins Victor Goines and jazz students for ‘Journey Through Swing’

March 18, 2019

The Bienen School will welcome Jazz at Lincoln Center saxophonist Sherman Irby for a concert April 20.

JACK Quartet wins Avery Fisher Career Grant

March 15, 2019

JACK Quartet – an ensemble featuring Bienen School of Music alumnus violinist Austin Wulliman (G08) – has won $25,000 Avery Fisher Career Grant.

Alumni Leader: Q&A with Bozhong Xue ’12

March 12, 2019

Bozhong Xue, winner of the inaugural Northwestern Alumni Association President’s Award, talks about his reasons for supporting international student scholarships at the Bienen School of Music.

Howard Reich to address Bienen School class of 2019

March 1, 2019

Alumnus Howard Reich, a longtime music and arts columnist for the Chicago Tribune, will be the featured speaker for the Bienen School’s convocation on Saturday, June 22, 2019

Saxophone student wins Yamaha Young Artist Competition

February 18, 2019

Eric Zheng, a Bienen School saxophone student of Taimur Sullivan, was named a winner in the 2019 Yamaha Young Performing Artist Competition.

PhD candidate Miriam Piilonen wins major dissertation award

February 15, 2019

Miriam Piilonen, a doctoral candidate in music theory and cognition in the Bienen School of Music, has won a Society for Music Theory SMT-40 Dissertation Fellowship award.


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