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Curtis Mourns the Passing of Peter Serkin

February 3, 2020

Mr. Serkin (Piano ’64) passed away on February 1 at age 72.


Eric Owens Featured on CBS This Morning

January 31, 2020

Mr. Owens and co-star Angel Blue appear in Porgy and Bess for the Met: Live in HD broadcast on February 1


Jennifer Higdon Wins Grammy For Harp Concerto

January 27, 2020

Dr. Higdon is the Milton L. Rock Chair in Composition Studies and a 1988 graduate of Curtis.


Student Recital Series features Russian vocal works

January 23, 2020

Singers from Curtis Opera Theatre perform songs by Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, and more



Curtis Receives “It’s On Us PA” Award from Governor Tom Wolf

January 17, 2020

Curtis is among 36 colleges and universities to receive grant to combat campus sexual assault as part of national initiative


MEDIA ALERT: Curtis Visits Two School District of Philadelphia Locations for MLK Day of Service

January 15, 2020

Curtis students perform at Carver Engineering and Science and Cayuga Elementary School as part of ongoing partnerships in 2019–20


Joseph Conyers and Project 440 Receive Lewis Prize

January 14, 2020

Mr. Conyers is the co-founder and executive director of Project 400, which received a Finalist Award.


Kevin Lin Named Concertmaster of Indianapolis Symphony

January 10, 2020

Mr. Lin is a 2017 graduate of Curtis.


Jonathan Biss and Curtis Release Final Installment of Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas

January 8, 2020

Since launching in 2013, six-part course has reached over 150,000 people in 185 countries