Press Contacts

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

Diana Wensley
Communications and Marketing Manager
(215) 717-3129

 

 


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


The Curtis Institute of Music Launches New Weekday Video Series, Continues Friday-Night Broadcasts

March 31, 2020

“Curtis Is Here” and broadcast video content is available at Curtis.edu/YouTube


Vera Quartet and Meng-Chieh Liu Offer Live-Streamed Recital on March 13

March 12, 2020

Curtis on Tour and the Chamber Music Society of Detroit offer online-only performance at Curtis.edu/YouTube as alternative to United States tour locations


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Albert Herring March 5–8

February 20, 2020

Director Eve Summer makes Curtis debut in new production at the Perelman Theater


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents #Persona on February 22

February 12, 2020

Streamed live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube), concert features works exploring composer identities


Curtis Institute of Music Family Concerts Present Winter House with VOCES8’s Paul Smith February 23

February 10, 2020

Acclaimed singer and educator brings new interactive program to Philadelphia families


Elena Perroni and Evan LeRoy Johnson Perform Duo Recital of Romantic Works February 16

February 4, 2020

Soprano and tenor are both recent graduates of the Curtis opera department


Curtis Receives “It’s On Us PA” Award from Governor Tom Wolf

January 17, 2020

Curtis is among 36 colleges and universities to receive grant to combat campus sexual assault as part of national initiative


MEDIA ALERT: Curtis Visits Two School District of Philadelphia Locations for MLK Day of Service

January 15, 2020

Curtis students perform at Carver Engineering and Science and Cayuga Elementary School as part of ongoing partnerships in 2019–20


Jonathan Biss and Curtis Release Final Installment of Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas

January 8, 2020

Since launching in 2013, six-part course has reached over 150,000 people in 185 countries