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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


Christopher Mossey Joins Curtis Institute of Music as Vice President for Institutional Advancement

June 26, 2019

The Curtis Institute of Music has appointed Christopher Mossey as vice president for institutional advancement, effective July 8


Board of Trustees Elects Deborah M. Fretz Next Chair of the Curtis Institute of Music

May 22, 2019

A member of the board of trustees since 2005, Ms. Fretz brings extensive financial and management expertise and Philadelphia philanthropic connections, succeeding Mark E. Rubenstein on June 1, 2019


Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts Curtis Symphony Orchestra in Season Finale at Verizon Hall and Immaculata University April 13–14

March 28, 2019

Music Director of Philadelphia Orchestra leads orchestra in Impressionist and Romantic works


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents Portrait of Augusta Read Thomas on March 23

March 13, 2019

Streamed live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); Concert explores works by Curtis’s 2018–19 composer in residence


Curtis Announces Performance Certificate in Improvisation

December 4, 2018

New in 2018–19, the program is the first in North America designed specifically for college-level classical musicians


Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Sweeney Todd November 14–18

November 12, 2018

Three performances at Philadelphia Film Center, formerly Prince Theater


Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Opens 2018–19 Season with A Mad King on November 10

November 7, 2018

Streamed Live on YouTube (Curtis.edu/YouTube); Performance combines works by Peter Maxwell Davies and Julius Eastman