International music groups come to Northwestern for master classes

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

The Bienen School of Music is hosting international music ensembles and other guest artists with global acclaim.

Artists will include contemporary group loadbang, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and traditional Irish group Danu. Eric Owens, an internationally known bass-baritone and community ambassador at Lyric Opera of Chicago will be one of the guest artists.

The guest artists will share their expertise through free flute, voice and oboe master classes. Owen’s master class in vocal performance is part of the Robert M. and Maya L. Tichio Vocal Master Class Series.

Also scheduled is a Segovia guitar series including performances by Ana Vidovic, Anton Baranov, the Assad Brothers (Sergio and Odair) and Raphaella Smits. The Assad Brothers will also perform with Brazilian jazz guitarist Romero Lubambo.

Ticket prices vary from performance to performance, ranging from free to $26. The performances will be held on the Evanston campus and in Chicago.

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