Overtones, the semiannual magazine for Curtis family and friends
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Fall 2015 issue
Bold Intentions: From the heart of Curtis, a new strategic direction emerges
to propel the school toward its 2024 centenary
Darmstadt: Designing Curtis's latest All-School Project
The Divine Tone: Don Liuzzi inspires his timpani and percussion students to translate ideas into music.
First Person: ArtistYear Fellow Wade Coufal reflects on opening the world of music to young hospital patients.
Compleat Musician: Catalogue of Virtues—Overtones looks at the 1924-25 Catalogue.
Spring 2015 issue
Then and Now: Celebrating Curtis’s 90th-anniversary year with a look back at the school’s storied history
Meet the Faculty: Richard Woodhams transmits a cherished tradition to his oboe students.
First Person: Viola graduate Ren Martin-Doike benefits from a lifetime of accumulated wisdom, courtesy of longtime faculty member Joseph de Pasquale.
Meet the Students: Composition Student Rene Orth takes on two opera assignments- and triumphs.
Fall 2014 issue
COVER STORY: How Curtis became an incubator for great American string quartet players
TOUR TALES: Curtis On Tour shifts into overdrive, and students experience accelerated growth
MAKE A DIFFERENCE: One young artist’s approach to making music in the 21st century
FIRST PERSON: The program director of Curtis Summerfest’s Young Artist Summer Program reflects on its advantages for high school-aged musicians
MEET THE ALUMNI: Through Play On Philly, Stanford Thompson offers a new path to budding musicians.
Spring 2014 issue
COVER STORY: Violinist Ida Kavafian tailors her teaching approach to every student
THE COMPLEAT MUSICIAN: Behind the scenes at Curtis, the Rock Resource Center is a crucial center of activity and study.
WHERE ECOSYSTEMS MEET
Percussionist Ted Babcock explores the interaction between electronic and acoustic music.
FIRST PERSON: Curtis’s first conducting fellow, Kensho Watanabe, learns from an eminent mentor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
CREATING COLD MOUNTAIN: Student singers help to shape a major modern opera by Jennifer Higdon.
CONSPICUOUSLY CURTIS: The Philadelphia Orchestra's Philadelphia Commissions micro-festival puts Curtis talent center stage.
Curtis travels to the land of revolutions and orthodoxy, icons, and samovars, to examine the vast musical culture of Russia and Eastern Europe.
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