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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. 


Marina Thibeault Named Assistant Professor of Viola at UBC

April 30, 2019

Ms. Thibeault, a 2011 graduate of Curtis, will begin her new position in Fall 2019.


Nozomi Imamura Featured in Inquirer’s Made in Philly Series

April 23, 2019

Mr. Imamura is a Community Artist Fellow and a 2015 graduate of Curtis.


Demarre McGill Named Associate Professor at CCM

April 19, 2019

Mr. McGill is a 1996 graduate of Curtis, where he studied flute.


Curtis Students Win Senior and Junior Divisions of the Albert M. Greenfield Student Competition

April 5, 2019

Viola student Beatrice Chen and double bass student Gabriel Polinsky will perform with the Philadelphia Orchestra



Siena Licht Miller Selected as Musical America’s New Artist of the Month

April 1, 2019

Ms. Miller, an opera student at Curtis, is honored in April 2019.


Cassie Pilgrim Named Principal Oboe of SPCO

March 22, 2019

Ms. Pilgrim is a 2018 graduate of Curtis.


Kevin Cobb to Join the Yale School of Music Faculty

March 18, 2019

Mr. Cobb, a 1993 Curtis graduate, will begin his new post in Fall 2019.


Claire Thai Wins Lyon & Healy Award

March 18, 2019

Ms. Thai is a student of Elizabeth Hainen.


Christina and Michelle Naughton Receive Avery Fisher Career Grants

March 14, 2019

Both pianists graduated from Curtis in 2011


Vicki Powell Appointed Principal Viola with Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

March 11, 2019

Ms. Powell is a 2010 graduate of Curtis.


Jorge Espino and Mingjie Lei to Compete for Singer of the World

March 4, 2019

Mr. Espino and Mr. Lei have been selected as finalists for the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition


Young Concert Artists Announces Daniel Kellogg as New President

February 25, 2019

Mr. Kellogg is a 1999 graduate of Curtis.


Arlen Hlusko Performs on Grammy-Winning Recording

February 11, 2019

Ms. Hlusko, a 2015 graduate, recorded Zealot Canticles with Philadelphia's The Crossing.


Rhoslyn Jones Joins the SFCM Faculty

February 5, 2019

Ms. Jones is a 2006 graduate of Curtis.


Adé Williams Wins Second Prize at Sphinx Competition

February 4, 2019

Ms. Williams currently studies with Ida Kavafian at Curtis.


Addison Maye-Saxon Featured on Performance Today

January 30, 2019

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


Chelsea Komschlies Receives Copland House Fellowship

January 16, 2019

Ms. Komschlies is a 2018 graduate of Curtis.


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)