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Curtis 20/21 Ensemble Presents “The New Yorkers” February 11, Streamed Live on Curtis Performs

February 8, 2017

The Curtis Institute of Music’s contemporary ensemble explores the work of iconic American composer John Cage; concert dedicated to the legacy of Rosalyn Tureck, keyboard artist, teacher, and scholar


Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Richard Woodhams Join the Curtis Symphony Orchestra February 5 at Verizon Hall

January 27, 2017

Two notable alumni perform with the orchestra in a concert dedicated to the memory of conducting pedagogue Otto-Werner Mueller


Alumni Spotlight: Jeanne Behrend (Piano '34)

January 25, 2017

Native Philadelphian Jeanne Behrend was a member of the first graduating class at Curtis in 1934


Curtis in the News: On MLK Day, volunteers help Philadelphia school rescue its library

January 16, 2017

Curtis spends Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service helping to renovate library at William Cramp Elementary School


Curtis Students Perform Day of Service to Benefit William Cramp Elementary School, a City of Philadelphia Designated Community School

January 15, 2017

Book-themed MLK Day of Service project to help in the reopening of the Cramp Elementary Library


The Dover Quartet Performs with Special Guest Roberto Díaz January 29

January 10, 2017

The highly acclaimed Dover Quartet returns to their alma mater for an evening of chamber music by Britten, Dvorák, and Mozart


Original "Syn"

October 6, 2016

A former violinist and Curtis student, Rockmore became the first, and arguably best, theremin virtuosa...


Student life in the 1920s: The letters from Ella Geer (Violin '27)

March 24, 2016

Ella arrived in Philadelphia on Monday, September 27, 1926. Two days later, she auditioned at Curtis and was accepted