News Listing


Curtis Alumni and Faculty Among 2021 Grammy Nominees

November 25, 2020

Eric Owens, Richard Danielpour, J’Nai Bridges, and the Dover Quartet have received nominations.


Michelle Cann Named Inaugural Eleanor Sokoloff Chair in Piano Studies at the Curtis Institute of Music

November 17, 2020

Ms. Cann, an accomplished soloist and educator, assumes new role honoring late piano faculty member


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.



“Absolutely Pivotal”

October 23, 2020

Alumni Anthony McGill and Weston Sprott have made a transformative gift to Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program (MAP)


Yefim Bronfman Joins the Curtis Institute of Music Piano Faculty

October 19, 2020

Renowned soloist and recording artist joins distinguished faculty roster


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.