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Patricia K. Johnson
Senior Director of Communications and Public Affairs
(215) 717-3190

Diana Wensley
Strategic Communications Manager
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Curtis Institute of Music Announces Inaugural Young Alumni Fund Recipients

September 21, 2021

Grants distributed to eleven recent graduates range from $2,000 to $10,000


Curtis on Tour Resumes Live Performances in Greece, Germany, and France September 21–28

September 15, 2021

Concerts in Greece Revisit Gennadius Library for Nights of Classical Music


Curtis Institute of Music Fall 2021 Preview

August 10, 2021

In-person performances resume in Philadelphia alongside new film and virtual offerings


Curtis Announces Andrew Lane as Vice President, Touring and Artist Management

July 7, 2021

New position acknowledges success of global touring activities and artist management initiative


Imani Winds Joins the Curtis Institute of Music Faculty

June 2, 2021

GRAMMY-nominated ensemble brings expertise in chamber music programming, community engagement, and career development


Curtis’s Ensemble 20/21 Closes Season With Harp Premieres

May 11, 2021

Harpist Coline-Marie Orliac performs solo works commissioned by fellow alumnae


Sounds of Strength Virtual Event Showcases Winds, Brass, and Percussion at Curtis

May 3, 2021

Premiere of video presentation includes new performances, interviews


Curtis Institute of Music Welcomes Viano String Quartet as New Quartet in Residence

April 26, 2021

The award-winning quartet enters Curtis in the 2021–22 school year through the Nina von Maltzahn String Quartet Program


Anthony McGill to Hold New Distinguished Chair at Curtis

March 10, 2021

The William R. and Hyunah Yu Brody Distinguished Chair recognizes exceptional artistry and pedagogy


Gary Hoffman Joins Curtis Institute of Music Faculty as Nina and Billy Albert Chair in Cello Studies

March 3, 2021

International soloist and chamber musician takes on position in celebrated studio


Ensemble 20/21 Begins New Virtual Season March 6

February 26, 2021

Condensed online season begins with Alvin Singleton residency and Julian Eastman project


Musicmaking Starts at Home with Virtual Curtis Family Concert on February 20

February 8, 2021

Singer-songwriter Andrew Lipke and cellist Camden Shaw lead interactive program for families on Zoom


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Staged Duets in Opera OnDemand

January 13, 2021

Semester-long project expands students’ artistic and tech skills alongside innovative virtual staging


Vince Ford Joins Curtis Institute of Music in Leadership Role for Digital Strategy

December 7, 2020

Dr. Ford’s expertise will boost the school’s digital presence and burgeoning Performance Innovation Lab


Michelle Cann Named Inaugural Eleanor Sokoloff Chair in Piano Studies at the Curtis Institute of Music

November 17, 2020

Ms. Cann, an accomplished soloist and educator, assumes new role honoring late piano faculty member


Yefim Bronfman Joins the Curtis Institute of Music Piano Faculty

October 19, 2020

Renowned soloist and recording artist joins distinguished faculty roster


The Dover Quartet Joins the Curtis Institute of Music Faculty as First Penelope P. Watkins Ensemble in Residence

August 5, 2020

Innovative residency combines teaching, touring, and technology


Alexis C. Lamb Selected to Create New Work for Curtis Institute of Music’s Ensemble 20/21

July 29, 2020

Composer’s proposal involves collaboration with projection designer Camilla Tassi


Curtis Summerfest Transitions Flagship Program to Online Format for Summer 2020

April 27, 2020

The Young Artist Summer Program will present personalized virtual learning opportunities with celebrated faculty


The Curtis Institute of Music and the Purple Project for Democracy Announce New Competition for Composers and Their Collaborators

April 8, 2020

Prize-winning work promoting democratic values will receive performance by Curtis’s Ensemble 20/21 and $10,000 USD