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The Curtis Institute Of Music

The Curtis Institute Of Music

The Curtis Institute Of Music


For nearly a century, Curtis has provided each member of its small student body with an unparalleled education alongside musical peers, distinguished by a “learn by doing” philosophy and personalized attention from a faculty that includes a high proportion of actively performing musicians. To ensure that admissions are based solely on the artistic promise, Curtis makes an investment in each admitted student to pay no tuition for their studies.

Curtis students hone their craft through more than 200 orchestra, opera, and solo and chamber music offerings and programs that bring arts access and education to the community. This real-world training allows these extraordinary young musicians to join the front rank of performers, composers, conductors, and musical leaders, making a profound impact on music onstage and in their communities.


  • Philadelphia

    Locust Street,1726, 19103, Philadelphia