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Curtis Performs Fact Sheet

www.curtis.edu/CurtisPerforms

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Key Facts

  • Website dedicated to broadcast-quality Curtis performance videos
  • Free with a high-speed internet connection on mobile and desktop devices
  • Five channels: Spotlight (featured selections), solo and chamber music, orchestra, opera and vocal, and Curtis1, a series produced as part of Curtis's Music and Technology curriculum

 

User Experience

  • Viewers can watch all available programs without registering
  • Simple sign-in option allows users to "applaud" performances (equivalent to "like" on Facebook), save favorite videos to a personalized "My Concerts" playlist, and receive updates on new content
  • Site's responsive design instantly customizes the display for a simple, intuitive experience


Content

  • Videos exclusive to Curtis Performs, not found on YouTube or anywhere else on the web
  • Performances by Curtis students, faculty, and alumni filmed in Field Concert Hall and Gould Rehearsal Hall at the Curtis Institute of Music and at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall
  • Curtis1 series produced by career studies faculty member Greg Sharrow, Field-McFadden Chair in Audio-Visual Arts, and his students
  • Content refreshed throughout the year


Technical Features

  • Broadcast-quality video recorded with HD video cameras
  • Viewable on multiple devices, including mobile devices running iOS and Android, desktop, laptop, or tablet
  • Designed and developed by Night Kitchen Interactive with content distribution by Kaltura

 

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Press Contacts

Jennifer Kallend
Senior Director of Public Relations and Patron Engagement
(215) 717-3190
jennifer.kallend@curtis.edu

 

Elizabeth Racheva
Vice President of External Affairs and Patron Engagement
(215) 717-3187
elizabeth.racheva@curtis.edu

 

Nikki Scandalios
National/International
(704) 340-4094
nikki@scandaliospr.com
 


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