The Bienen School of Music offers its students a rare opportunity for conservatory-level training within a major research university. The school’s high standards and its focus on the development of the artist-scholar produce performers and academicians of the highest caliber. An exceptional faculty supports Bienen students as they prepare for a life in music in the 21st century.
Your support of the Bienen School enhances the school’s position as one of the nation’s leading music institutions by investing in these priorities:
- The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, providing state-of-the-art classroom, teaching, and performance space and uniting the Bienen School community in one physical location for the first time in more than 35 years.
- Financial and merit aid to attract highly talented and deserving undergraduate and graduate students.
- The Institute for New Music, a hub for 20th- and 21st-century art, offering festivals, concerts, symposia, workshops, and guest artist residencies.
- Special artistic and academic initiatives, such as providing support for faculty research and creative activity; webcasting of concerts and master classes; guest artist residencies; commissioning of new works; and student ensemble touring.
Direct your gift to an individual department or program, or give to the Bienen School Annual Fund, providing resources to sustain our outstanding educational and artistic experience.
Supporters who make annual leadership gifts of $1,000 or more to the Bienen School are recognized with membership in the Lutkin Society.