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Curtis in the News

The latest remarkable accomplishments of Curtis students, alumni, and faculty, across the country and around the world. 

Curtis in the News: Al Día profiles Roberto Díaz’s path to Curtis

January 24, 2018

Reporter Mónica Marie Zorrilla and her team interviewed President Díaz in January 2018


Curtis Artist Fellow Emily Cooley on her work at Graterford Prison

January 18, 2018

Learn more about Emily Cooley's work at Graterford Prison in her own words.


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Featured by the New York Times

December 11, 2017

Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Featured by the New York Times: "Brazen Virtuosity: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube"


Curtis in the News: 2018 Grammy Nominations

November 29, 2017

Just announced: 2018 Grammy Nominations Honoring Curtis Faculty and Alumni


"The Wiz" at South Philly High continues long music tradition that had been broken

June 16, 2017

Dale Mezzacappa covers South Philly High's production of "The Wiz," made possible in part through ArtistYear fellow Alize Rozsnyai's work at the school


Curtis on Tour: Europe 2017

June 15, 2017

Rave reviews from the Curtis Symphony Orchestra's performances in Europe, plus daily dispatches from the Philadelphia Inquirer


Curtis, Pennsylvania Ballet 'Jungle Book' is a charmer, faithful to dark and light

February 23, 2017

Peter Dobrin reviews Curtis's "Jungle Book" collaboration with the Pennsylvania Ballet II


Curtis in the News: On MLK Day, volunteers help Philadelphia school rescue its library

January 16, 2017

Curtis spends Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service helping to renovate library at William Cramp Elementary School