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Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents New Works for String Quartet by Student Composers May 4

April 26, 2018

Streamed Live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); Resident ensemble Zorá String Quartet performs; Panel discussions include Tod Machover, visiting faculty


Meet the Faculty: Carter Brey

April 23, 2018

Cellist Carter Brey follows his curiosity outside the box—and brings students with him.


The Compleat Musician: The Edge Effect, Examined

April 23, 2018

For performers, the classroom provides a stimulating biodiversity of ideas


Lessons from High-Performing Organizations On Display at Curtis

April 17, 2018

Author of Powerhouse: Insider Accounts Into the World’s Top High-Performance Organizations Speaks at Curtis and Wharton


On the Other Side of Locust Street

April 10, 2018

Organ student Clara Gerdes shares her experience as an organ scholar at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church


Curtis congratulates the Curtis Opera Theatre on a fantastic production of Bernstein’s A Quiet Place!

March 29, 2018

Enjoy a sampling of the stunning images from the Philadelphia and New York performances, as well as praise from critics and press.



Bernstein: Good Lord! A Harvard Man

February 28, 2018

Taking over the directorship from Josef Hofmann, Randall Thompson brought with him new perspectives that challenged the prevailing attitudes at Curtis


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents The Edge Effect: Composers and their Environmental Influences on February 24

February 21, 2018

Streamed Live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); iconic Pierrot lunaire connects to Curtis’s all-school project