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Overtones

Overtones, the semiannual magazine for Curtis family and friends

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Fall 2014 issue

COVER STORY: How Curtis became an incubator for great American string quartet players

MEET THE ALUMNI: Through Play On Philly, Stanford Thompson offers a new path to budding musicians.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Spring 2014 issue

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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.

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE
Curtis travels to the land of revolutions and orthodoxy, icons, and samovars, to examine the vast musical culture of Russia and Eastern Europe.

See selections from previous issues.
 


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