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Curtis International Reach

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Student body

  • Over the past five years, students from 29 states and 22 different countries have attended Curtis.


Curtis On Tour

  • Students, faculty, and alumni have traveled to 44 destinations worldwide since 2008.
  • Includes performances in 12 countries in Europe, Asia, North and South America.

28 U.S. cities

10 European cities

4 Asian cities

3 Latin American cities


Online engagement

  • Two courses taught by Curtis faculty and offered through Coursera (www.curtis.edu/Coursera) in 2013 saw more than 51,000 combined enrollments from students in 135 countries.
  • Curtis Performs (www.curtis.edu/CurtisPerforms) a website dedicated to exclusive HD video content from Curtis, has been viewed in 112 different countries since its May 2013 launch.


Summer programs

  • Summerfest (www.curtis.edu/Summerfest), Curtis's series of summer programs launched in 2012, has brought students from seven different countries and across the United States to Curtis, ranging in age from 12 to 88.


Alumni

  • Though there are fewer than 3,000 living alumni, Curtis graduates can be found in ensembles worldwide and hold principal and titled chairs in every major American orchestra.
  • Alumni found on the rosters of the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, Covent Garden, the Vienna Staatsoper, and the San Francisco Opera, among others.
  • They have won Pultizer Prizes, Guggenheim Fellowships, Avery Fisher Awards, Grammy and Tony awards, Fulbright Scholarships, and other honors.

In Philadelphia

  • More than 200 free and low cost performances take place in and around Philadelphia each year.
  • Over 2,300 children and adults are reached each year by Curtis community engagement events.
  • 2013-14 enrollment: 168 students.
  • Curtis provides full-tuition scholarships to all students.
  • With an acceptance rate of only 6.8 percent, Curtis is ranked in the top three college-level institutions in the United States by U.S. News and World Report (2013 edition).

 


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
 


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