Roll out the red carpet! Abba Bogin (left) and Seymour Lipkin have been honored by the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. Both received the Alumni Award, which is the highest honor that Curtis confers on its alumni. The award was established to recognize outstanding and long-term contribution to both the school and the music profession. Mr. Lipkin graduated in 1947 and Mr. Bogin graduated two years later. Both have had extensive careers as conductors and concert pianists and both remain active in their fields today. They were honored at the Curtis Institute’s May 17 graduation ceremony.