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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The Bienen School of music building at Northwestern a multiple-story, glass building by the lake surrounded by a lawn. Photographed on a sunny day.

Bienen finds new ways to celebrate student performers’ winter recitals

March 9, 2021

Though the pandemic has prevented Bienen students from performing in-person recitals, the show must go on. In addition to being a degree requirement for Bienen students in performance majors, recitals...

Marc-André Hamelin was awarded the Bienen School of Music’s 2018 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance, which honors pianists who have achieved the highest levels of national and international recognition.

World-famous pianist Marc-André Hamelin performing sold-out concert

May 1, 2019

Last year, world-famous pianist Marc-André Hamelin was awarded the Bienen School of Music’s 2018 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance. This Friday, Hamelin will be coming to campus to make his...

Olga Kern’s 2001 win marked the first time in three decades that a female pianist won a gold medal at the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Kern will perform at Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall on Saturday.

World-famous pianist Olga Kern to perform sold-out concert at Bienen

February 1, 2019

In 2001, Russian-American pianist Olga Kern was the first woman in over 30 years to win the historic Gold Medal at the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Eighteen years later, she’s...

Two-time Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon at Tuesday’s panel on LGBTQ+ artists. Higdon is openly lesbian and has been with her wife for 37 years.

Award-winning composer Jennifer Higdon speaks to students as part of week-long residency

October 18, 2018

A&E Two-time Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon has been playing music for 40 years — about the same amount of time as she’s been with her wife. She opened up about her art...

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel performs. Siegel’s series “Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel” will begin its 50th season Oct. 4.

Bienen’s ‘Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel’ celebrates 50th anniversary

October 3, 2018

More than 50 years ago, pianist Jeffrey Siegel was at a party in Chicago after a night performing as a soloist in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. During the party, a woman approached him and commented...

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