/ Alumni

Welcome to the Alumni Network! As a graduate of Curtis, you have access to a formalized global network providing resources and connections for all alumni.


The Alumni Network Mission

  • Connect alumni with current students
  • Connect alumni worldwide with one another
  • Create volunteer opportunities in Philadelphia, globally, and digitally
  • Incorporate the voice, knowledge, and skills of alumni into Curtis’s operating framework

Resources for Alumni

As a member of the alumni network, all alumni have access to a broad array of benefits, from listings in our Private Teacher Directory to access to practice rooms on campus, and more. Learn more about alumni resources.

How to Get Involved

  • Volunteer as a Regional Ambassador
    Curtis is looking for hosts in cities across the world to organize events and bring together alumni.

  • Mentor Current Students and Alumni
    Are you interested in meeting other alumni? Contact us to let us know! We are looking for alumni to serve as mentors, as well as alumni who are interested in connecting with other alumni with shared skills, interests, or locations.

  • Tell Your Alumni Story
    Join the Curtis Storytellers and help us share alumni stories on social media. #CurtisIsEverywhere

  • Participate in Focus Groups
    Help us learn about the experiences of opera and vocal alumni.

  • Give Back to Curtis
    Your annual gifts are critical to maintaining Curtis's tradition of excellence and innovation. Contribute to Curtis and help support educational programs, performances, student wellness and other initiatives that benefit the students of today.

Meet the Alumni Network Executive Committee

  • Janellen Farmer (Opera ’84)
    Alumni Network Chair and Opera Alumni Task Force Project Leader

  • Billy Short (Bassoon ’10)
    Curtis Storytellers Project Leader

  • Mimi Stillman (Flute ’99)
    Mentorship Project Leader

  • Marsha Hunter (Opera ’77)
    Regional Ambassadors Project Leader, United States

  • Catalina Vicens (Harpsichord ’06)
    Regional Ambassadors Project Leader, Europe

  • Karen Slack (Opera ’02)
    Opera Alumni Task Force Project Leader