/ About / Overtones: Spring 2018


Overtones is the semi-annual magazine of the Curtis Institute of Music. The latest issue explores Leonard Bernstein's history at Curtis; cello faculty Carter Brey's approach to teaching; Curtis's all-school project, "The Edge Effect;" and more.


Meet the Faculty: Cellist Carter Brey follows his curiosity outside the box—and brings students with him.

Meet the Students: French-born harpist Héloïse Carlean-Jones digs deep into the score, and then lets go.

The Compleat Musician: For performers, the classroom provides a stimulating biodiversity of ideas.

A Deeply Moving Experience: Leonard Bernstein’s two years attending Curtis left a lasting mark—on the student and the school.

First Person: "On the Other Side of Locust Street," an organ scholar’s experience at Saint Mark’s Church

Meet the Alumni: Soprano Amanda Majeski (Opera ’09) makes every experience count.

A Reunion and a Homecoming: Curtis alumni return to campus to teach and reconnect during Summerfest.


Overtones Archive

Read selections from previous issues.

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