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Parent Gatherings


Each year Curtis welcomes parents of current students to campus to celebrate the talents and accomplishments of their children.

:: Upcoming parent gatherings

:: Past parent gatherings

:: Accommodations

Upcoming parent gatherings

Family Weekend
October 25-26, 2014

Saturday, October 25

9:30am - Check in at Lenfest Hall

10:00-11:30am - Tour of the audio visual studios

12:00pm - Lunch and Dean's Panel Discussion: The Mission-Driven Musician  (paid event)

8:00pm - (Optional) Philadelphia Orchestra Concert (paid event)


Sunday, October 26

12:30pm - Private brunch at the home of Joan Chait, member of the Friends of Curtis Board and member of Curtis’s Host Program (paid event)

3:00pm - Curtis Symphony Orchestra concert at the Kimmel Center


For information about pricing, questions, or to make reservations, please contact Laura Sancken at (215) 717-3128.


Past parent gatherings

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Coffee for Graduates and Families
10 a.m.
Bok Room, 1726 Locust Street

11 a.m.
Field Concert Hall, 1726 Locust Street

Commencement Luncheon
12:30 p.m.
Lenfest Hall, 1616 Locust Street


  • Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, 220 South 17th Street, offers special Curtis rate. Reservations may be made by calling (215) 735-6000.
  • The Sonesta Hotel, 1800 Market Street, offers a Curtis rate of $149 (standard) and $169 (upgraded). Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-SONESTA and requesting the Curtis Institute of Music rate. Or, guests can visit Sonesta Hotel to book the discounted rate.
  • Club Quarters, 1628 Chestnut Street, also offers a Curtis rate of $149 (+tax). Reservations may be made by calling (215) 282-5100 and requesting the Curtis Institute of Music rate.
  • All rates subject to change and availability.


Laura Sancken, associate director of annual giving for alumni and friends, (215) 717-3128.