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Annual Gala




Shaped in Philadelphia and heard around the world, our students give us reason to celebrate. Join us in honoring the remarkable roots and rising global presence of Curtis on the eve of our momentous European tour.


Sunday, May 7, 2017

5:00 p.m. Cocktails
6:00 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. Curtis Symphony Orchestra Concert

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts


Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

Your contribution towards this year's gala will not only provide you with tickets to our Annual Gala, but also a number of additional benefits. For more details on each level's benefits, select the name below. Or review the complete list of benefits.


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If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to support Curtis's mission, you can do so here.


Patron Tour

We're also offering an incredible opportunity to accompany the Curtis Symphony Orchestra on its momentous 2017 European Tour. This journey will encompass the Curtis Symphony Orchestra’s time in Berlin, Dresden, Salzburg and Vienna with an optional extension in Helsinki. Throughout this tour, patrons will enjoy the comfort and amenities of perfectly located five-star hotels, enjoy delicious regional cuisine and explore intriguing cultural sights each city has to offer. Learn More


About Curtis on Tour

Curtis on Tour is the Nina von Maltzahn global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music. An embodiment of the school’s "learn by doing" philosophy, it offers students real-world, professional touring experience alongside celebrated alumni and faculty. In addition to performances, musicians offer master classes, interactive programs, and community engagement activities while on tour. Curtis on Tour also facilitates solo performances of Curtis students and alumni with professional orchestras and recital series. Since the program was established in 2008, students, faculty, and alumni have performed more than 200 concerts in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.