News Listing


Curtis Announces Staff Appointments

September 18, 2020

Dr. Jeanne M. McGinn takes on the additional role of Senior Associate Dean of Academics and Shea Scruggs joins Curtis as Director of Institutional Research and Musician Experience/Chief Enrollment Officer.


Anthony McGill Receives $100,000 Avery Fisher Prize

September 15, 2020

Mr. McGill is a 2000 graduate of Curtis and has served on the faculty since 2015.


Double Bass Graduate Creates His Own Neighborhood Concert Hall, WHYY Reports

August 13, 2020

Miles Davis is a 1974 graduate of Curtis


Gabriella Smith Will “Make You Love” Contemporary Music

August 6, 2020

Composition graduate included in New York Times feature on 21st-century composers


The Dover Quartet Joins the Curtis Institute of Music Faculty as First Penelope P. Watkins Ensemble in Residence

August 5, 2020

Innovative residency combines teaching, touring, and technology


Curtis Mourns the Death of Eleanor Sokoloff

July 13, 2020

The school’s longest-serving faculty member passed away on July 12 at age 106


More to Watch: July 6–12

July 6, 2020

Curtis is happy to share a small sampling of the performances available this week from our alumni, peer organizations, and friends.


Alumni Quarantining Together Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

July 2, 2020

Curtis graduates perform string quartets from South Philadelphia home


J’Nai Bridges in New York Times on COVID-19 Challenges

June 29, 2020

Ms. Bridges is a 2012 graduate.


More to Watch: June 29–July 5

June 29, 2020

Curtis is happy to share a small sampling of the performances available this week from our alumni, peer organizations, and friends.