2014 PT Acoustic Blues

2014 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival Photos

A hearty thanks to Roz Powell, who documented the weeklong 2014 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival. From workshop jams, to instrument sessions, and concert/club experiences – she got it all. We’ve embedded a slideshow into this post, but feel free to see the whole album on Flickr. In addition, check out photos from other years, and

Fiddle Tunes

2014 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes

Photos from the 2014 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes

We’d like to take a moment to say thank you to all of the participants, faculty, volunteers, and audience members who made the 2014 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes a week to remember. Thanks as well to Roz Powell, who spent the week taking photos of the gathering. We’ve included a gallery of her 2014



Free Centrum Big Band Concert: October 25

Acclaimed Big Band composer, George Stone, leads Centrum’s fall Big Band workshop at Fort Worden from October 23-26.  As a special treat, local audiences are invited to attend the culminating concert associated with our esteemed musicians from throughout Washington State who will comprise the band.  Enjoy stellar arrangements of perennial favorites as well as fresh



Sheila Bender Leads November Creative Nonfiction Workshop

Writer Sheila Bender will be leading Centrum’s 2014 Autumn Creative Nonfiction Workshop at Fort Worden, November 6-9. Register online for the Autumn Creative Nonfiction Workshop Sheila Bender’s essays and poems appear online and in numerous North American literary magazines and anthologies including Poetry Northwest, The Seattle Review, The Bellingham Review, Tiny Lights, and Tidepools, among

Voice Works

Voice Works 2014

Photos from 2014 Voice Works at Centrum

The 2014 Voice Works gathering was simply inspiring. We were deeply impressed by the level of fearlessness and artistry that the participants and faculty brought to Fort Worden. We can’t wait to do it again next year! Roz Powell  took some terrific photos of all of you during the week, so grab a cup of coffee, and take

Young Artists


Register Now for Explorations 2015

Registration is now open for Explorations – Centrum’s total immersion arts experience for Washington state students in grades 7-9. Join us March 1-6, 2015, and spend a week working closely with our exciting faculty of gifted artists to challenge and encourage you in visual art theater, music, dance and creative writing. Register now for Explorations, 2015