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The latest remarkable accomplishments of Curtis students, alumni, and faculty, across the country and around the world. 

Maria Ioudenitch on Performance Today

April 26, 2018

Curtis violinist Maria Ioudenitch featured on Performance Today with Fred Child


Lessons from High-Performing Organizations On Display at Curtis

April 17, 2018

Author of Powerhouse: Insider Accounts Into the World’s Top High-Performance Organizations Speaks at Curtis and Wharton


On the Other Side of Locust Street

April 10, 2018

Organ student Clara Gerdes shares her experience as an organ scholar at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church


Curtis congratulates the Curtis Opera Theatre on a fantastic production of Bernstein’s A Quiet Place!

March 29, 2018

Enjoy a sampling of the stunning images from the Philadelphia and New York performances, as well as praise from critics and press.


Curtis in the News: Alumni and A Quiet Place

March 9, 2018

Curtis performances and alumni are receiving critical attention across the country


Curtis in the News: Al Día profiles Roberto Díaz’s path to Curtis

January 24, 2018

Reporter Mónica Marie Zorrilla and her team interviewed President Díaz in January 2018


Curtis Artist Fellow Emily Cooley on her work at Graterford Prison

January 18, 2018

Learn more about Emily Cooley's work at Graterford Prison in her own words.


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Featured by the New York Times

December 11, 2017

Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Featured by the New York Times: "Brazen Virtuosity: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube"


Curtis in the News: 2018 Grammy Nominations

November 29, 2017

Just announced: 2018 Grammy Nominations Honoring Curtis Faculty and Alumni


"The Wiz" at South Philly High continues long music tradition that had been broken

June 16, 2017

Dale Mezzacappa covers South Philly High's production of "The Wiz," made possible in part through ArtistYear fellow Alize Rozsnyai's work at the school


Curtis on Tour: Europe 2017

June 15, 2017

Rave reviews from the Curtis Symphony Orchestra's performances in Europe, plus daily dispatches from the Philadelphia Inquirer


Curtis, Pennsylvania Ballet 'Jungle Book' is a charmer, faithful to dark and light

February 23, 2017

Peter Dobrin reviews Curtis's "Jungle Book" collaboration with the Pennsylvania Ballet II


Curtis in the News: On MLK Day, volunteers help Philadelphia school rescue its library

January 16, 2017

Curtis spends Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service helping to renovate library at William Cramp Elementary School