The goal of the liberal arts program at Curtis is to educate musicians as broadly and deeply as possible. Great musicians should be more than technically proficient; they should be greatly literate and widely informed as well.
Specific objectives of the liberal arts program are:
- the practice of rigorous and independent thinking
- the pursuit of clear expression, both oral and written
- the encouragement of creativity
- the mastering of learning itself
Students will study major works of literature, art, and philosophy and explore the historical contexts in which those works and ideas originated.