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Bienen School to Host Spring Faculty Recitals

Pianist/Music Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery to be joined on stage by cellist Anthony Elliott
  • Woodwind faculty program celebrates gems by English composer/actress Madeleine Dring
  • Robert Sullivan’s solo trumpet recital features aria transcriptions and lyrical original works
  • Trombone faculty’s rousing program includes music by Gabrieli, Bach and Bruckner

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Chicago Symphony Orchestra flutist Jennifer Gunn, soprano and Cedille recording artist Patrice Michaels, and cellist Anthony Elliott, a frequent guest soloist with major orchestras, are among the guest artists who will be joining Northwestern University music faculty recitalists on stage this spring.

Presented by Northwestern’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, featured faculty performers will include pianist Toni-Marie Montgomery, dean of the Bienen School of Music; horn player Gail Williams; flutist John Thorne; oboist Michael Henoch; bassoonist David McGill; trumpeter Robert Sullivan; and trombonists Michael Mulcahy, Randall Hawes, Christopher P. Davis, Timothy Higgins and Douglas Wright.

All of the recitals will take place on the University’s Evanston campus at the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts’ Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, 70 Arts Circle Drive.

Tickets to each recital are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid IDs.

(Northwestern faculty and staff with a valid Wildcard ID receive a 15 percent discount off the general public ticket price.)

For more information on the following events, call the Bienen School of Music Concert Management Office at 847-491-5441 or visit or Northwestern’s new Arts Circle website at To order tickets, call the Bienen School Ticket Office at 847-467-4000 or visit

Spring 2016 Bienen School Faculty Recitals