Curtis Institute of Music

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Curtis Institute of Music,

in Philadelphia; coeducational; founded 1924 by Mary Louise Curtis Bok (later married to Efrem Zimbalist) and named for her father, Cyrus Curtis. The institute operates entirely on a scholarship basis, with a faculty made up principally of concert artists. The library includes the Burrell collection of Wagnerian materials.
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Mary Louise Curtis Bok (later Zimbalist) had such a dream--and turned it into reality with the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia more than 75 years ago.
He got a master's degree from Yale and continued at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he earned a diploma in conducting and then went on to the Juilliard School of Music.
An acclaimed pianist who made his debut with The Philadelphia Orchestra at age 11, Hugh Sung studied and then taught for 19 years at The Curtis Institute of Music.
Claire obtained a Bachelor and Master of Music, Vocal Performance, at Universite de Montreal before going to the Curtis Institute of Music, where she gained a Master of Music in Opera.
Hong was joined by Emma Pin Hsui Liu, 20, from Taiwan and studying at the New England Conservatory, and Xiaohui Yang, 20, from China and studying at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Lucktenberg, who has been on the UO music faculty since 1993, earned her bachelor's degree from the Curtis Institute of Music.
AMERICAN Kerry Beaumont has been appointed as the new director of music at Coventry Cathedral Mr Beaumont, aged 49 who is married with to children, is a graduate of the curtis institute of music in Pheladelphia and holds a master degree in composition from the University of the Durham.
Based on extensive research and interviews, this biography of the Russian pianist Shura Cherkassky (1909-1995) traces his life and career from his training with Josef Hofmann at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and his American debut, to his long recording and performance careers, style, and influence of the Romanticism of Chopin, Liszt, and Rubinstein.
Efrem Alexandrovich Zimbalist, famed concert violinist, pedagogue, composer, and long-time director of the Curtis Institute of Music, was born in 1890 in the southwestern Russian city of Rostov-na-Donu.
Win the piano contest and you might have the kind of talent they look for at the famous Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Two years later he went to Philadelphia to audition for Leopold Stokowski, who recommended him for a scholarship at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Curtis Institute of Music Do you have exceptional musical ability?