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The school has supreme talents but not necessarily in terms of creativity

I studied with a voice (Bel Canto) teacher on faculty at Curtis Institute for ten years (4... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Marissa L
Spectacular student performances

Student recitals at Field Concert Hall is a fabulous experience! These students are very talented... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2017
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 6, 2013

What a gift to sit in an elegant old-world performance hall, listening to the talented & classically trained young musicians at the Curtis - free of charge! The frequent concerts at Curtis afford students a showcase for their remarkable skills, while offering fortunate patrons the...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2015

Was there on 5/31/2015 for my daughter's recital. AC was not working. Music hall air quality was bad and my younger daughter started coughing because of dust. Even I had experienced it. Rest rooms were very old and not that clean. Parking is very limited,...More

1  Thank Sean P
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

I studied with a voice (Bel Canto) teacher on faculty at Curtis Institute for ten years (4 additional years with her students) and at the same time I studied with some teachers privately (composition) so I could become a very innovative, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and composer....More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

Student recitals at Field Concert Hall is a fabulous experience! These students are very talented, it is a great pleasure to hear their music interpretations before many of them make names for themselves. All for free!

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Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a tour because family member is going into music. Great location, world class school, the dorms are nice and new as well... great concerts that are free 3 times a week!

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Reviewed August 5, 2016

The level of musicianship at this summerfest faculty recital was extraordinary and this is not surprising for one of the top music conservatories in the world. It doesn't get much better than this -- truly! The audience was engaged and thrilled with the experience, as...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2016

You are probably already familiar with the Student Recital program on some area public television stations from time to time. Very high-quality FREE student concerts on a small, intimate stage. It is located in a two mansions in a hip, up-scale neighborhood of Rittenhouse Square...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2015

Located id two former downtown " town houses of wealthy Philadelphians" The Curtis features many student concerts by some of the country's finest young musical talent. Classes are taught by the cities finest musical performers including many current and former members of the Philadelphia Orchestra....More

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Reviewed August 28, 2015

The Curtis Institute is America's most selective higher learning institution (3.2% admissions rate) and trains students in music and/or opera who are musically gifted. All students attend on full scholarships. One can buy tickets to one of the institute's more formal events or attend any...More

1  Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Curtis Institute is one of the premier music schools for classical musicians in the US, and is located just off Rittenhouse SquareDuring the year (excluding the summer), it offers a series of free student performances. The performances are in Field Concert Hall, which does...More

2  Thank Exploremore
Reviewed June 1, 2015

Was there on 5/31/2015 for my daughter's recital. AC was not working. Music hall air quality was bad and my younger daughter started coughing because of dust. Even I had experienced it. Rest rooms were very old and not that clean. Parking is very limited,...More

1  Thank Sean P
Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Field Concert Hall at the Curtis Institute of Music is a true classical setting to enjoy concert hall quality music in a very intimate 240 seat auditorium. The main building which houses the Field Concert Hall is part of a 19th-century mansion that is...More

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