Watch and Listen


Curtis is excited to launch a new weekday series of videos from our extensive collection—Curtis Is Here. Curated around a weekly theme, videos of favorite and rarely seen Curtis performances will be posted on weekdays at noon EDT, accompanied by welcoming commentary from members of the Curtis community.


Subscribe on YouTube for weekly videos featuring memorable performances from the current and previous seasons—plus interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and live-streamed recitals every Friday night during the school year.

2018–19 Season Selections

Enjoy a selection of musical highlights from the past season, including orchestra, opera, and chamber music.


Delve into Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas or learn about the World of the String Quartet in free online courses taught by Curtis faculty on Coursera. Curtis was the first classical music conservatory to partner with Coursera to create and distribute a massive open online course (MOOC). Since launching its first class in 2013, Curtis has reached over 150,000 students on Coursera , from teens to lifelong learners, in 185 countries.


WHYY (Channel 12) airs On Stage at Curtis Fridays at 8:30 p.m. starting October 4, 2019. Programs are available to view online after they air.


WWFM, The Classical Network presents Curtis Calls Mondays at 10 p.m., with encore broadcasts Wednesdays at noon. Tune in to 89.5 HD2 (digital radio) or listen online at

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Meet the People Who Make Curtis Unique

Read the stories of students, faculty, and alumni and hear their music-making. Explore the online edition of Overtones, the semiannual Curtis magazine.

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