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Curtis Institute of Music Announces Inaugural Young Alumni Fund Recipients

September 21, 2021

Grants distributed to eleven recent graduates range from $2,000 to $10,000


Curtis on Tour Resumes Live Performances in Greece, Germany, and France September 21–28

September 15, 2021

Concerts in Greece Revisit Gennadius Library for Nights of Classical Music


Curtis Institute of Music Fall 2021 Preview

August 10, 2021

In-person performances resume in Philadelphia alongside new film and virtual offerings


Curtis Appoints Nick DiBerardino Director of Composition Studies and Ensemble 20/21

July 27, 2021

Alumnus will oversee curriculum, activities, and collaborations for the school’s five composition majors


Michelle Cann and Karen Slack To Receive Sphinx Medal of Excellence

July 26, 2021

Pianist and soprano honored for achievements in musicianship, advocacy, and ambassadorship


Alumni Educator Profile: Margaret Batjer

June 29, 2021

Margaret Batjer (Violin ’80) has served as concertmaster of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) since 1998. She is renowned as a violin soloist, chamber musician, and teacher, and has established herself as a versatile and respected artist worldwide.


NPR, New Yorker, LA Times Explore Julius Eastman Revivals

June 24, 2021

A 1963 Curtis graduate, Eastman “personifies so many issues of our day,” reports critic Mark Swed


Elizabeth Younan and Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Provide Catwalk Soundtrack

June 14, 2021

Composition graduate’s premiere celebrates local clothing design project, reports WHYY


Young Conductors Featured in New York Times

June 4, 2021

Recent article asks if assistant conductors, including several Curtis alumni, are the future of the orchestral field


Ed Gazouleas Appointed Gie and Lisa Liem Artistic Director

May 27, 2021

Mr. Gazouleas is a 1984 viola graduate and joined the faculty in 2017