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Vera Quartet and Meng-Chieh Liu Travel United States for Curtis on Tour Beginning November 2019

November 6, 2019

Faculty member and string quartet in residence at Curtis Institute of Music embark on three-part tour featuring works by Beethoven, Franck, and Bright Sheng


Johnathan McCullough Wins First Prize at Gerda Lissner Lieder/Song Competition

November 1, 2019

Mr. McCullough received degrees from Curtis in 2014, 2016, and 2017


Curtis Institute of Music Family Concerts Present Mother Goose on November 10

November 1, 2019

The Enchantment Theatre Company joins Curtis musicians to bring Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose to life.


Benjamin Schmid and Gabriel Kovach Lead Curtis Institute Chamber Ensemble in East Coast Tour and Philadelphia Recital November 16–21

October 30, 2019

Touring group of students led by notable alumni perform Beethoven and Penderecki works for woodwinds and strings


Curtis Performance Faculty Move Into Endowed Chairs Beginning in 2019–20

October 29, 2019

Distinguished faculty members Midori and Danielle Orlando are latest to hold named chairs


Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Lead the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program

October 25, 2019

Mr. Nézet-Séguin is mentor conductor at Curtis and music director of the Metropolitan Opera


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