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2018 Year In Review

December 7, 2018

Relive 2018 in photos


Remembering the Great War

November 20, 2018

This November, as the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Archives recognizes those from the Curtis family who served in, or were affected by, the "Great War."


The Third Movement: Graffman as Curtis Director

October 19, 2018

After graduating, Gary Graffman began a celebrated solo career, but never lost touch with Curtis



The Second Movement: Graffman as a Young Performer

October 12, 2018

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


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.


"Steeped" in Tradition

August 28, 2018

As a new school year begins, take a look back at one of Curtis's oldest rituals - Wednesday Afternoon Tea..


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


The First Curtis Commencement

April 25, 2018

As we look forward to celebrating the Curtis class of 2018, we look back at the very first Curtis Commencement, held 84 years ago.


Leonard Bernstein discusses A Quiet Place

March 14, 2018

“There is a garden, come with me, come with me, a shining garden come and see. Your love will teach us harmony and grace, your love will lead us to a quiet place.” —from Trouble in Tahiti, 1951