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Astronomy Night draws thousands, mixes together music and science

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

July 18, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Thousands of people braved cloudy skies and rainy weather Wednesday for Astronomy Night at the Ravinia Festival, which hosted family-friendly science activities and an astronomy-inspired orchestral concert. The event was organized...

Bienen graduate students chosen to perform at Kennedy Center

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Four Bienen School of Music graduate students will perform at the John F. Kennedy Center later this month as part of a showcase for up-and-coming musical artists from colleges, universities and conservatories across the natio...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s bassoonist joins Bienen faculty

Annie Bruce, Reporter

May 29, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus

Becoming a university professor has always been a dream for David McGill. That dream will become a reality in September when McGill joins the staff of the Bienen School of Music. McGill, who has been the principal bassoon...

Gandlmayr: Riccardo Muti deserves a warmer welcome

Michael Gandlmayr, Bienen Senior

April 7, 2014

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Last week, it was announced that Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will give the main address at the 2014 commencement ceremony. As a senior in the Bienen School of Music, you can imagine that I w...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti to speak at commencement

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 3, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers

Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will give the main address at the 2014 commencement ceremony. Muti will also be one of five individuals to receive an honorary degree at the ceremony, which will...