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Alumni Spotlight: Anthony di Bonaventura (Piano, '53)

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


A Delayed Performance

March 3, 2017

Well known to Philadelphia Orchestra audiences, Kapell also enjoyed close acquaintance with Curtis director Efrem Zimbalist


Alumni Spotlight: Jeanne Behrend (Piano '34)

January 25, 2017

Native Philadelphian Jeanne Behrend was a member of the first graduating class at Curtis in 1934


Original "Syn"

October 6, 2016

A former violinist and Curtis student, Rockmore became the first, and arguably best, theremin virtuosa...


Student life in the 1920s: The letters from Ella Geer (Violin '27)

March 24, 2016

Ella arrived in Philadelphia on Monday, September 27, 1926. Two days later, she auditioned at Curtis and was accepted