Overtones is the semi-annual magazine of the Curtis Institute of Music. The latest issue highlights the Curtis Symphony Orchestra's 2017 European tour, a Curtis student's work with inmates at a Pennsylvania prison, and more.

Fall 2017 Issue

Meet the Faculty: With infectious enthusiasm, Danielle Orlando motivates young singers to be their best on the stage.

Meet the Students: Braizahn Jones’s rapid rise has been fueled by intense commitment and a holistic approach to everything.

"Musical Gold": Students reflect on the Curtis Symphony Orchestra’s ambitious summer sojourn to Europe.

Chief Commissioner: Curtis generates a substantial body of new work from alumni, faculty, and student composers.

First Person: Composer Emily Cooley’s Community Artist Program project sets the stage for musical collaboration and celebration at a Pennsylvania prison.

The Compleat Musician: Teaching musicians to tell stories is worthy work, writes Tim Fitts, who leads classes in fiction writing and literature.

Meet the Alumni: Celebrated pianist Lambert Orkis strives to transport listeners each time he plays.

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