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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

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall. A building with glass walls and doors. A sign above the door reads “Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.”

Bienen School of Music Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery to retire in 2023 after 20 years

September 20, 2022

Toni-Marie Montgomery will step down as the Bienen School of Music’s dean after two decades in the position, Provost Kathleen Hagerty announced Sept. 14. Montgomery will serve until the end of the...

A shot of the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts from the side of the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall. There is a blue sky in the background.

Bienen releases first of three videos in Black Composer Showcase series

July 13, 2021

The Bienen School of Music launched a three-part Black Composer Showcase series featuring student performances as well as presentations on the works and composers by faculty, students and guests. The...

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...

A picture of a Zoom screen with speakers on the right side and a slide deck on the left side. The slide, with a red banner at the top reading “Contemporary Composers,” lists names of Black art song composers.

Bienen event highlights importance of studying and performing Black art songs

April 7, 2021

Because Black composers did not get the opportunities to publish or record their songs, many people today are unaware of their music and don’t perform it, panelists said in a Wednesday event, highlighting...

Top administrators have been willing to share details about their handling of the budget deficit, yet deans and department leaders have shown greater reluctance to divulge information.

Budget cuts are made at the bottom, but the message is crafted up top

November 30, 2018

To top administrators and undergraduate students alike, the budget deficit was a surprise. When Provost Jonathan Holloway informed Faculty Senate of the budget shortfall in January, some senators were...

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