News Listing


Ensemble 20/21 Begins New Virtual Season March 6

February 26, 2021

Condensed online season begins with Alvin Singleton residency and Julian Eastman project


Composer in Residence Alvin Singleton Coaches Three Decades of Works

February 23, 2021

Singleton’s complete Argoru series will be performed by Ensemble 20/21 on March 6


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Staged Duets in Opera OnDemand

January 13, 2021

Semester-long project expands students’ artistic and tech skills alongside innovative virtual staging


Curtis Welcomes Title IX and HR Hire in New Year

December 15, 2020

Kimberly Gould will oversee Title IX functions, human resources, and equal opportunity services.


Vince Ford Joins Curtis Institute of Music in Leadership Role for Digital Strategy

December 7, 2020

Dr. Ford’s expertise will boost the school’s digital presence and burgeoning Performance Innovation Lab


Renovations to 1726 Locust Street Restore Iconic Elegance

November 11, 2020

Staff member Nan Alderson has taken care of Curtis buildings for 13 years. She looks ahead at planned renovations to the original building which may be “a tall order.”


From Our First Faculty

October 30, 2020

A profile of three of Curtis’s founding winds, brass, and percussion faculty explores their tremendous impact in Philadelphia and beyond.


Curtis Announces Further Staff Appointments

October 15, 2020

Curtis announces six new positions among existing staff


Ida Kavafian and Students Appear on the Violin Channel

October 12, 2020

Sixteen violin students perform solos and share lessons learned during isolation


Meet the Students: Oliver Talukder

October 5, 2020

Oliver Talukder is a member of the 2020 incoming class.