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Curtis in the News

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


Rainer Eudeikis Appointed Principal Cello with Atlanta Symphony

December 2, 2019

Mr. Eudeikis is a 2014 graduate of Curtis.


Midori Receives 2020 Brahms Prize

November 26, 2019

Midori is the Dorothy Richard Starling Chair in Violin Studies at Curtis


Curtis Alumni and Faculty Among 2020 Grammy Nominees

November 20, 2019

Robert Convery, Jennifer Higdon, Yuja Wang among those nominated for awards.


Daily Star Interviews Nathan Lee in Advance of Arizona Debut

November 18, 2019

Mr. Lee studies piano with Robert McDonald.


J’Nai Bridges Featured in New York Times’s “48 Hours”

November 15, 2019

Ms. Bridges, a 2012 graduate of Curtis, makes her Metropolitan Opera debut in November 2019


Johnathan McCullough Wins First Prize at Gerda Lissner Lieder/Song Competition

November 1, 2019

Mr. McCullough received degrees from Curtis in 2014, 2016, and 2017


Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Lead the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program

October 25, 2019

Mr. Nézet-Séguin is mentor conductor at Curtis and music director of the Metropolitan Opera


David Shifrin Receives Award for Extraordinary Service to Chamber Music

October 21, 2019

Mr. Shifrin is a 1971 graduate of Curtis


Matthew Christakos Named Among Top 20 Under 20

October 11, 2019

Mr. Christakos entered the Curtis Institute of Music in 2019


Anthony McGill Appears in Video Interview for Forbes

October 1, 2019

Principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic and 2000 Curtis graduate shares his remarkable story


Eugene Watanabe and Gifted Music School Featured by Deseret News

September 19, 2019

Mr. Watanabe is a 1992 graduate of Curtis.


Addison Maye-Saxon Featured on Performance Today

January 30, 2019

Trombonist Addison Maye-Saxon is Performance Today's latest young artist in residence


Five Alumni and Students Named WQXR “Artists to Watch”

January 7, 2019

Curtis graduates and students are listed alongside other established performers and up and coming young artists.


Curtis Honors George Walker

August 27, 2018

In memory of Dr. George Walker (1922–2018)


Curtis in the News: William Welter (’16) to Join Chicago Symphony Orchestra as Principal Oboe

June 26, 2018

Recent Curtis alumnus is one of the youngest musicians ever named to a first-chair position with the orchestra


Curtis in the News: Students, Alumni, and Faculty Receive Major Awards

June 21, 2018

Join us in celebrating a small sampling of notable awards received by Curtis students, alumni, and faculty in recent weeks


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


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