Read all the latest Lenfest Hall news. Published December 2010.

A Transformational Gift

When Lenfest Hall opens, Curtis will add premiere orchestra rehearsal space: the Miriam and Robert Gould Rehearsal Hall, named through a gift from trustee Bruce Jay Gould. Read more.

Room to Grow

Generations of musicians have been nurtured in Curtis’s historic home on Rittenhouse Square. David Ludwig (Composition '01), artistic chair of performance studies, describes how the current buildings and Lenfest Hall will work together to support the next generation of Curtis students. Read More.

A New Space for the Double Bass

Heather Miller Lardin (Double Bass '96) recalls Curtis’s remarkable double bass legacy and previews the Carole H. and Emilio A. Gravagno Double Bass Studio and other new facilities for this expansive instrument in Lenfest Hall. Read more.

Historic Preservation Anchors an Innovative Design

Lenfest Hall’s design reflects the unique character of the surrounding neighborhood in many ways, including the incorporation—and painstaking restoration—of two 19th-century townhouse façades. Read more.

Finding Their Own "Sixth Floor"

Curtis will offer on-campus housing for the first time in August 2011. Teddy Abrams (Conducting '08) reflects on the sense of community Lenfest Hall will foster. Read more.


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