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Curtis Institute of Music

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“One of the world’s finest music academies” - BBC Culture

For nearly a century, some of the most exceptionally gifted young musicians in the world have honed their craft at the Curtis Institute of Music.Throughout their unparalleled education, Curtis’s 150 students are nurtured by celebrated faculty and inspired by the school’s “learn by doing” philosophy, with over 200 performances presented annually around the world, online, and here in Philadelphia.

In a typical season, Curtis brings the dynamic energy of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra and the lyrical beauty of the Curtis Opera Theatre to the Kimmel Center with performances that highlight the unparalleled artistry of alumni, faculty, and the school's gifted students. Curtis aims to inspire a global music community with a passion for making music, keen insight into its power, and enthusiasm for sharing it.

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