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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Born in Lima, Peru, Florez studied at the National Conservatory of Music in Lima and at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
He's a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, holds a masters degree in composition from the University of the Durham and is a fellow of the Royal College of Organists.
Play your favorite music for the judges and you could win a trip to the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
Win our music competition and you might have the kind of talent they look for at the famous Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Roy Malan is himself a famed concertmaster and solo violinist who studied under Efrem Zimbalist at the Curtis Institute, so is the perfect critic to provide biographical embellishment to the life of violinist Efrem Zimbalist, one of the directors of the Curtis Institute of Music.
Ned Rorem said of his first opera, Miss Julie, which he composed in 1965 from the play by August Strindberg and which was revived in November by students at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
If you have exceptional musical ability, enter our Talent Show and you could win a paid trip to audition at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
The concert also will include Igal Perry's Voices and Echoes, set to an original score by John Mackey, performed live by a string quartet from the Curtis Institute of Music.
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.