News Listing


Why Choose Curtis: Zubin Hathi

October 23, 2019

Curtis students, alumni, and faculty share their thoughts about what makes Curtis unique


Curtis Symphony Orchestra: Yannick at the Opera

October 23, 2019

Relive the Curtis Symphony Orchestra's October 20 performance in photos


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.


David Shifrin Receives Award for Extraordinary Service to Chamber Music

October 21, 2019

Mr. Shifrin is a 1971 graduate of Curtis


Meet the Faculty: Robert van Sice

October 21, 2019

Robert van Sice embraces the sonic possibilities of the percussion studio with characteristic enthusiasm.


Matthew Christakos Named Among Top 20 Under 20

October 11, 2019

Mr. Christakos entered the Curtis Institute of Music in 2019


Curtis Mourns the Death of Myron Bloom

October 10, 2019

Former Curtis horn faculty member and principal of the Cleveland Orchestra and Orchestre de Paris passed away on September 26 at age 93


Curtis Symphony Orchestra Performs Philadelphia Premiere of Theofanidis’s Drum Circles October 19–20

October 10, 2019

October 19 program in Immaculata features Mozart’s “Gran Partita”; October 20 program in Philadelphia features opera selections under Yannick Nézet-Séguin


First Annual Philadelphia Music Week Celebrates City’s Vibrant Music Community

October 7, 2019

Curtis Institute of Music one of many venues to present events October 15–21


Meet the Alumni: Paul Kowert

October 7, 2019

Double bassist Paul Kowert blazes a unique career path through classical, jazz, bluegrass, and folk forms, driven by his desire for musical growth.