Welcome to the department of Campus Safety at the Curtis Institute of Music. Curtis is world renowned for training some of the world’s most brilliant musicians and we are committed to providing the best possible service to our community.
The Director of Campus Safety, William (Bill) Seiler, brings to Curtis 20 years of experience in security management, law enforcement, and facilities management. During his time in law enforcement, Bill focused his training and expertise in crisis intervention and response. He is a certified crisis intervention specialist in Montgomery County Pa., and a volunteer member of the Montgomery County Critical Incident Stress Management team (CISM). At Curtis, Bill’s main focus is to provide a safe and secure learning environment for our students, faculty, and staff, through safety education, training, and physical security operations.
Curtis’s department of campus safety provides year-round coverage on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Under the leadership of the director of campus safety, the department also includes Campus Safety Site Supervisor Omeia Fife, Campus Safety Supervisor Arthur Hawkins, and Campus Safety Support Specialist Chardae Barkley, and a team of contracted security professionals.
To ensure campus safety, Curtis has implemented a number of programs and measures.