News Listing


The Second Movement: Graffman as a Young Performer

October 12, 2018

Gary Graffman describes his first steps into the world of professional music


Curtis Presents Season Begins with Recital by Guitarist Jason Vieaux and Violinist Nigel Armstrong

October 10, 2018

Program features works by Albéniz, de Falla, Jobim, and more


Curtis Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Gary Graffman on October 27 at Immaculata University and October 28 at Verizon Hall

October 4, 2018

Program pays tribute to Graffman for his 90th birthday, features Van Cliburn-winning pianist Haochen Zhang


The First Movement: Gary Graffman as a Curtis Student, 1936-1946

October 4, 2018

This October, join the Curtis Archives in celebrating Gary Graffman’s 90th birthday through a series of posts looking back on his life and career.


Curtis Honors George Walker

August 27, 2018

In memory of Dr. George Walker (1922–2018)


Meet the Alumni: Jennifer Koh (Violin ’02)

August 20, 2018

Meet the Alumni: Jennifer Koh (Violin ’02)


A Musical Family: Alice Chalifoux Rideout and Jeanne Chalifoux

July 11, 2018

Harpists Alice Chalifoux Rideout and Jeanne Chalifoux continued a tradition established by the legendary Carlos Salzedo


Curtis in the News: William Welter (’16) to Join Chicago Symphony Orchestra as Principal Oboe

June 26, 2018

Recent Curtis alumnus is one of the youngest musicians ever named to a first-chair position with the orchestra


Curtis in the News: Students, Alumni, and Faculty Receive Major Awards

June 21, 2018

Join us in celebrating a small sampling of notable awards received by Curtis students, alumni, and faculty in recent weeks


June 22 Curtis Summerfest Faculty Recital Highlights New Partnership with Sphinx Performance Academy

June 20, 2018

Award-winning musicians from Sphinx partner with performers from the harp and voice Summerfest programs