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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.


Meet the Students: Asha Kline

September 28, 2020

Asha Kline is a member of the 2020 incoming class.


Meet the Students: Zhu Wang

September 22, 2020

Zhu Wang is a member of the 2020 incoming class.


Meet the Students: Hamza Able

September 14, 2020

Hamza Able is a member of the 2020 incoming class.


Curtis Mourns the Passing of Leon Fleisher

August 4, 2020

Mr. Fleisher served on the Curtis faculty from 1986 to 2011


Rosalyn Tureck Autobiography Details ‘A Life with Bach’

June 16, 2020

Publication explores the life of keyboard artist, teacher, conductor, scholar, author, and lecturer Dr. Rosalyn Tureck