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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

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“A Bright Night for the Arts” returned in person to showcase the art of Evanston

November 5, 2021

After COVID-19 forced the event to go online in 2020, “A Bright Night for the Arts,” an annual celebration of visual and performing arts of Evanston, was held in person on Thursday night at the Evanston...

An illustration of drums, a cello, a clarinet, a trumpet and a violin with the title Battling the Bienen Barriers on top.

In Focus: Bienen students share experiences, advocate for increased representation and uplifting of Black composers, musicians

June 7, 2021

As Tahirah Whittington, the cellist of all-Black Chicago string quartet D-Composed, flew through a piece by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, her young audience stared in awe. The performance was part of...

In Focus: Diversifying classical music through education

In Focus: Diversifying classical music through education

June 7, 2021

According to a 2014 study by the League of American Orchestras, less than 2 percent of musicians in the approximately 800 orchestras surveyed were Black. The lack of Black representation in classical music...

The Northwestern Medical Orchestra performs at its inaugural concert in the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab on May 1. The orchestra features everyone from Feinberg students and postdocs to faculty, staff and local alumni.

First-year Feinberg students launch Northwestern Medical Orchestra as downtown instrumental music outlet

May 2, 2018

Even before arriving on campus, first-year medical students Bettina Cheung and Michael Wang noticed the Feinberg School of Medicine didn’t have its own “instrumental music scene” — and were determined...

Taichi Fukumura rehearses his ensemble, Accompanietta, for their upcoming performance. The concert will feature the Vivaldi “Gloria” and Mozart’s 41st Symphony.

Student-conducted orchestra to perform Mozart, Vivaldi in Alice Millar Chapel

November 8, 2017

A&E Taichi Fukumura came into his first year of college with lofty aspirations. A violin performance student at Boston University with a desire to conduct, he created Accompanietta — a student,...

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