Curtis Institute Of Music

Nina Baroness von Maltzahn,  (seated)  prior to a Curtis On Tour performance in Berlin. (Credit: Curtis Institute of Music)

Curtis Institute Of Music Receives Gifts Of More Than $10M

The gifts are among the largest Curtis has ever received.


(Tonia Tecce visits the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Positively Philadelphia: Living a Performer’s Dream, at Age 76

Tonia Teece gave up a promising singing career to raise a family. Now, decades later, she brings her one-woman show home to Philadelphia.


Eleanor Sokoloff listens to student Nina Hu's Bach and Chopin. (credit: Steve Tawa/KYW)

Piano Teacher Celebrates 83 Years At Curtis Institute of Music

In 1931, Eleanor Sokoloff entered Curtis as a teenaged student, then stayed as a teacher.


Symphony on C's final concert during Symphony Summer Camp. (Credit: Symphony in C)

Symphony Summer Camp Holds Open House Tonight For Young Musicians, Parents

In its 10th year, the Symphony Summer Camp is an intense two-weeks for 6th through 12th grade musicians, providing daytime training in classical music and jazz, as well as performance opportunities.


(Mayor Michael Nutter, second from left, assists donors Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest cut the ribbon for Curtis Institute's Lenfest Hall.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Curtis Institute of Music Cuts Ribbon On New Lenfest Hall

A ribbon cutting ceremony signalled the official opening of Lenfest Hall, a nine-story building that will provide everything the conservatory’s talented musicians will need or want.


(Technician John Ellis sets up one of the new pianos at Curtis.  Photos by Steve Tawa)

Curtis Music School Expanding With New Dorms, Rehearsal Rooms

The famous Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia is welcoming new, essential instruments and will soon take in students as it expands further down the street from Rittenhouse Square.



Curtis Institute Of Music

The Curtis Institute is the nation’s most selective school for music and trains many of the best and brightest musicians for professional careers.


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Curtis Institute Presents Mozart’s Idomeneo

Students at the Curtis Institute of Music will perform Mozart’s Idomeneo May 5th through the 7th at the Prince Music Theater.


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Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Presents Barber, Puccini, And Tchaikovsky

The evening will also include solos on the oboe and cello. The concerts are November 14th and 15th at the Kimmel Center and on the 16th at the Temple Performing Arts Center.