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Curtis Institute of Music Family Concerts Present Winter House with VOCES8’s Paul Smith February 23

February 10, 2020

Acclaimed singer and educator brings new interactive program to Philadelphia families


Curtis Receives “It’s On Us PA” Award from Governor Tom Wolf

January 17, 2020

Curtis is among 36 colleges and universities to receive grant to combat campus sexual assault as part of national initiative


MEDIA ALERT: Curtis Visits Two School District of Philadelphia Locations for MLK Day of Service

January 15, 2020

Curtis students perform at Carver Engineering and Science and Cayuga Elementary School as part of ongoing partnerships in 2019–20


Curtis Institute of Music Offers New Evening Seminars to Deepen Concertgoing Experience

December 10, 2019

Taught by Curtis faculty chair, seminars are first in-person courses offered to the community


Curtis Opera Theatre Opens 2019–20 Season with The Barber of Seville November 21–24

November 13, 2019

New production directed by Chas Rader-Shieber to be performed in the Perelman Theater


Curtis Institute of Music Family Concerts Present Mother Goose on November 10

November 1, 2019

The Enchantment Theatre Company joins Curtis musicians to bring Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose to life.


Curtis Performance Faculty Move Into Endowed Chairs Beginning in 2019–20

October 29, 2019

Distinguished faculty members Midori and Danielle Orlando are latest to hold named chairs


The Curtis Institute Of Music And Drexel University’s Westphal College Receive First-Ever Grants for Collaborative Project from The Pew Center For Arts & Heritage

October 22, 2019

The Curtis Institute of Music and Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design have been awarded the first-ever project grants from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for an inter-institutional collaboration.


Student Recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music Begin October 11 with New Start Times

September 26, 2019

Exceptional free concerts by extraordinary young musicians three nights a week; 2019–20 season features commuter-friendly Monday recitals


2019–20 Season Begins at the Curtis Institute of Music

August 28, 2019

Programming includes orchestra, opera, chamber music, family concerts, and free student recitals