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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. 


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)


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



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