Curtis is obsessed with the paintings of Rupert Bunny (1862-1947) and teaching his son to appreciate the music of Earth Wind and Fire.
He is currently the voice teacher at Melbourne High School and Camberwell Grammar School, he also enjoys a busy private voice studio, Voicematters, with students ranging from talented ten year olds to off-Broadway and West-End experienced performers.
Curtis sang as a tenor with The Victorian State Opera and for over a decade with Opera Australia. He has voice coached and arranged music for The Bell Shakespeare Company, The Playbox Theatre Company and The Melbourne Theatre Company, and served as a guest clinician and conductor with Melbourne Youth Music and the Queensland’s State Honour Choir.
He has presented workshops and lectures for The Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing: The Victoria Opera, AMuse; Western Australian Education Department; ASME; The Australian National Choral Association and also for Australian Choral Conductors Education Training.
In 2015 he was awarded a Certificate of Recognition for his contribution to voice education by ANATS Victoria.