News Listing


Curtis Students Perform Day of Service to Benefit William Cramp Elementary School, a City of Philadelphia Designated Community School

January 15, 2017

Book-themed MLK Day of Service project to help in the reopening of the Cramp Elementary Library


The Dover Quartet Performs with Special Guest Roberto Díaz January 29

January 10, 2017

The highly acclaimed Dover Quartet returns to their alma mater for an evening of chamber music by Britten, Dvorák, and Mozart


Lillian Paulmier Brings Student Stories to Life for WHYY

March 22, 2021

“On Stage at Curtis” producer finds creative recording solutions from afar and celebrates a jump in viewership after 15 years on air


Composer in Residence Alvin Singleton Coaches Three Decades of Works

February 23, 2021

Singleton’s complete Argoru series will be performed by Ensemble 20/21 on March 6


Curtis Welcomes Title IX and HR Hire in New Year

December 15, 2020

Kimberly Gould will oversee Title IX functions, human resources, and equal opportunity services.


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.