Rudolf Serkin

'Curtis on Tour' hits the highway to Columbia

'Curtis on Tour' hits the highway to Columbia

You can make the effort to go to a music school either as a student or at least to attend a concert, but how sweet it is when the music school comes to you.

That's pretty much the case with the "Curtis on Tour" concert program coming to the Candlelight Concert Society series on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m., at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.

Founded in Philadelphia in 1924, the Curtis Institute of Music is one of the country's most prestigious music schools. The musical talent appearing with "Curtis on Tour" includes current students and faculty members, as well as alumni.

The music school's commitment to touring starts at the top. One of the...