Working with distinguished artist-faculty members, string players study solo repertoire and concertos, orchestral repertoire, and chamber music.
Curtis aims to educate and train musicians for 21st-century careers as performers on the highest professional level, through a unique "learn by doing" approach. Students can expect to perform often on the Student Recital Series and in other school-sponsored recitals from the beginning of their Curtis careers.
Applicants who are admitted enter either the Bachelor of Music program or the diploma program. Those who already hold bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees or other certificates or diplomas are welcome to apply.
Pamela Frank, Herbert R. and Evelyn Axelrod chair in violin studies
Midori, Dorothy Richard Starling chair in violin studies
Ida Kavafian, Nina von Maltzahn chair in violin studies
Roberto Díaz, James and Betty Matarese chair in viola studies
Gary Hoffman, Nina and Billy Albert chair in cello studies
Peter Wiley, Bruce Jay Gould, M.D. chair
Harold Hall Robinson, A. Margaret Bok chair in double bass studies