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Celebrating Black History: The Legacy of Ursula Guy Curd (Piano ’26)

February 4, 2021

“Unforgettable” pianist from Curtis’s inaugural class was a founding member of the Omega Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha

Curtis Mourns the Passing of John Weaver

February 2, 2021

Dr. Weaver (Organ ’59) was a member of the Curtis faculty for more than three decades, from 1971 to 2003.

Community Artist Fellows Serve in Creative Ways

January 21, 2021

New vlogs from the 2020–21 fellows detail activities with Penn Memory Center, All-City Orchestra, and more.

Karen Slack’s #SayTheirNames Project Detailed in Inquirer

January 20, 2021

Ms. Smith conceived of and performed in the film, which explores the remarkable contributions of Black women to social justice causes.

Alumni Projects Top New York Times Year-End Selections

December 5, 2020

Concerts and conversations are among the best of 2020 says New York Times

Young Alumni Share Their Voices

December 4, 2020

Casual conversations pair with portraits by Philadelphia-area artists on Medium

Curtis Alumni and Faculty Among 2021 Grammy Nominees

November 25, 2020

Eric Owens, Richard Danielpour, J’Nai Bridges, and the Dover Quartet have received nominations.

Michelle Cann Named Inaugural Eleanor Sokoloff Chair in Piano Studies at the Curtis Institute of Music

November 17, 2020

Ms. Cann, an accomplished soloist and educator, assumes new role honoring late piano faculty member

“Absolutely Pivotal”

October 23, 2020

Alumni Anthony McGill and Weston Sprott have made a transformative gift to Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program (MAP)