November 2, 2017
“When I think back on the two years I spent in Philadelphia, my immediate memory is of a deeply moving experience.”
October 24, 2017
“Suddenly I was studying with the great and fanatically severe Fritz Reiner.”
October 11, 2017
It was this month in 1939 that Leonard Bernstein auditioned for, and was accepted to, the Curtis Institute of Music.
October 6, 2017
This fall, the Curtis Archives prepares to celebrate alumnus Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday with a series of online and in-person features on his life, his career, and his experience at Curtis.
August 31, 2017
Although many Curtis alums go on to prestigious performing careers, quite a few end up on the other side of the music stand
March 3, 2017
Well known to Philadelphia Orchestra audiences, Kapell also enjoyed close acquaintance with Curtis director Efrem Zimbalist
January 25, 2017
Native Philadelphian Jeanne Behrend was a member of the first graduating class at Curtis in 1934
October 6, 2016
A former violinist and Curtis student, Rockmore became the first, and arguably best, theremin virtuosa...
March 24, 2016
Ella arrived in Philadelphia on Monday, September 27, 1926. Two days later, she auditioned at Curtis and was accepted