The Face of Curtis, Looking Ever Inward

In 20 years of running the Curtis Institute of Music, Gary Graffman has raised the school’s international profile, boosted its endowment, and expanded the school’s training beyond simple pursuit of orchestral jobs, traditionally considered the plum positions in the classical music world. “Behind the scenes, Graffman also managed to keep the school tuition-free and mostly deficit-free during a challenging time.”