Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall
Ryan Center for the Musical Arts
Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater
David and Carol McClintock Choral and Recital Room
Toni-Marie Montgomery, dean of the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music and the first African-American dean at Northwestern University, is pleased to announce the opening of the School’s new Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts.
This $117 million, lakefront facility is home to faculty and administrative offices, practice rooms, classrooms, and three state-of-the-art performance spaces: David and Carol McClintock Choral and Recital Room, a 120-seat rehearsal and performance space; Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater, a flexible black-box theater seating 150; and Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, a 400-seat recital hall that offers audience members stunning views of the Chicago skyline.
The Ryan Center for Musical Arts will be formally dedicated on Thursday, September 24, at 4:00 p.m. CDT. To watch a live stream of the event, visit http://events.music.northwestern.edu/live.