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More than 200 Bienen students sign petition to diversify music curriculum

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music, Students, The Monthly

Steven Banks, a second-year graduate student in the Bienen School of Music, recalls playing just two pieces by black composers in his life. One of the pieces was written by his best friend and member of his chamber ensemble, and...

Northwestern study: Singing on key can be learned through practice

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

February 5, 2015

Filed under Campus

A new Northwestern study suggests that singing is a learned skill and that, through practice, one can learn to sing on key. The study, published in February in the interdisciplinary journal Music Perception, compared the singing accu...

New music building to open for classes starting spring 2015

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 24, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

The new Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music building will be ready to host classes during Spring Quarter 2015. Northwestern officials approved the building for classroom use earlier than originally expected, Bienen assistant...

Bienen junior wins Battle of the DJs for second year, will perform at Dillo Day

Christine Farolan, Reporter

May 9, 2014

Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Bienen junior Lucas Messore, known as Behind These Eyes, won Mayfest’s Battle of the DJs for the second year in a row, getting the chance to play at Dillo Day after his set last year was canceled because of rain. The...