The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia
A Legacy of Music.
Who would ever dream of a music school where students are accepted on the basis of merit alone? Where tuition is completely free? Where members stay anywhere from two to ten years? Where all keyboard, conducting, and composition students are lent Steinway grand pianos for use throughout their studies?Mary Louise Curtis Bok (later Zimbalist) had such a dream--and turned it into reality with the Curtis Institute ...