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Curtis Faculty and Alumni Among 2021 GRAMMY® Winners

March 15, 2021

Eric Owens, Pacifica Quartet, and nationwide orchestras receive top music industry honors


Curtis Alumni Win 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grants

March 12, 2021

Recent graduates Oliver Herbert and Eric Lu win the prestigious award, designed for young musicians with the potential for major careers


Anthony McGill to Hold New Distinguished Chair at Curtis

March 10, 2021

The William R. and Hyunah Yu Brody Distinguished Chair recognizes exceptional artistry and pedagogy


Gary Hoffman Joins Curtis Institute of Music Faculty as Nina and Billy Albert Chair in Cello Studies

March 3, 2021

International soloist and chamber musician takes on position in celebrated studio


Ensemble 20/21 Begins New Virtual Season March 6

February 26, 2021

Condensed online season begins with Alvin Singleton residency and Julian Eastman project


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


Diane Monroe is WRTI Featured Artist

February 22, 2021

Violin alumna contributed first-person reflections and recordings to the jazz and classical playlists as part of Black History Month celebration


Curtis Mentor Network Session Begins March 15

February 22, 2021

Enjoy online lessons, studio classes, and mentorship in preparation for auditions, competitions, performance opportunities, and more.


Michelle Cann Delivers “Knockout” Debut Says Philadelphia Inquirer

February 18, 2021

Performance of Florence Price’s Piano Concerto in One Movement receives rave reviews.


Karen Slack (Opera ’02) Urges Viewers to #SayTheirNames

February 18, 2021

Ms. Slack’s empowering film combines poetry, artwork, and music to bring to life the struggles and successes of Sojourner Truth, Ida B. Wells, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Kimberlé Crenshaw.