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The Compleat Musician: The Edge Effect, Examined

April 23, 2018

For performers, the classroom provides a stimulating biodiversity of ideas


On the Other Side of Locust Street

April 10, 2018

Organ student Clara Gerdes shares her experience as an organ scholar at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church


Curtis congratulates the Curtis Opera Theatre on a fantastic production of Bernstein’s A Quiet Place!

March 29, 2018

Enjoy a sampling of the stunning images from the Philadelphia and New York performances, as well as praise from critics and press.


Bernstein: Good Lord! A Harvard Man

February 28, 2018

Taking over the directorship from Josef Hofmann, Randall Thompson brought with him new perspectives that challenged the prevailing attitudes at Curtis


Meet the Students: Braizahn Jones

February 15, 2018

Meet the Students: Braizahn Jones


Interviews with Bernstein

February 14, 2018

John Gruen collection of Leonard Bernstein interviews


Bernstein: An Indefinable Relationship

January 30, 2018

"Lenny was nine years older than I was, and it was sort of betwixt and between. We were neither contemporaries nor master and pupil"



Curtis Artist Fellow Emily Cooley on her work at Graterford Prison

January 18, 2018

Learn more about Emily Cooley's work at Graterford Prison in her own words.


Bernstein: Duty and Career

January 18, 2018

As WWII escalated, young Bernstein feared missing his chance at success. If he left to fight for his country, would he still be a conductor when he returned?