Curriculum

Performance Courses

Performance courses are the heart of a Curtis education, including lessons, coachings, and instrumental repertoire and vocal studies.

Musical Studies Courses

Musical studies courses are designed to give students practical, working knowledge of the artistic techniques of Western music.

Liberal Arts Courses

Liberal arts courses educate musicians as broadly and deeply as possible so that they may be greatly literate and widely informed.

Career Studies Courses

Career studies courses provide students with the essential skills that working musicians need in the 21st century.

Artist Citizen Curriculum

Artist Citizen curriculum offers students opportunities to deploy their artistry in service of community engagement and transformation.

The All School Project

The All School Project is an annual, interdepartmental examination of a musical theme across all curricula.