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Leonard Bernstein at Curtis: a remembrance and tribute in the Spring 2015 issue of Philadelphia Style:

Posted March 25, 2015

During his time at Curtis (1939-41), Bernstein studied under some of the institution's most legendary instructors.  He studied conducting with Fritz Reiner, piano with Isabelle Vengerova, orchestration with Randall Thompson, counterpoint with Richard Stöhr, and score reading with Renée Longy Miquelle.

On several occasions over the years, Bernstein returned to the Curtis Institute of Music to work with its current students.  In the below photograph, courtesy of the Curtis Archives, Bernstein conducts the Curtis Symphony Orchestra in a 1984 performance of his Symphony No. 2: The Age of Anxiety.

For a tribute from David Ludwig, Dean of Artistic Programs at the Curtis Institute of Music, on Bernstein's legacy at Curtis, visit:

Leonard Bernstein conducts Curtis Symphony Orchestra