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Read about the remarkable accomplishments of Curtis students, alumni, and faculty across the country and around the world. Below is a sampling of recent press coverage. January 16, 2017
On MLK Day, volunteers help Philadelphia school rescue its library

Through service and performance, the Curtis student body aids in the revival of the library at William Cramp Elementary School in North Philadelphia. January 10, 2017
Philly musician and educator selected to give prestigious TED Talk

Curtis Alumni Network Chair and Play On, Philly! founder Stanford Thompson selected for the 2017 class of TED Fellows.


Generocity: January 5, 2017
This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates

The Curtis Institute partners with Songs in the Key of Free and Mural Arts to bring songwriting and music workshops to inmates at the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Graterford.


Strings Magazine: November 10, 2016
9 String Stars on the Joys and Challenges of Being a Professional Musician 

Curtis President and CEO Roberto Díaz answers questions about his career and his hopes for future string players.


WQXR: October 31, 2016
Steve Hackman and the Art of the Classical Mashup

Steve Hackman (Conducting '04) combines classical composers with popular artists in live orchestral 'mashup' performances. October 28, 2016
Zora Quartet Plays at Curtis Friday night 

The Zorá Quartet, the newest quartet in residence through the Nina von Maltzahn String Quartet Program, performs their debut recital on the Student Recital Series. 



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Jennifer Kallend
Managing Director of External Affairs and Patron Engagement
(215) 717-3190

Nikki Scandalios
(704) 340-4094

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