The 2015 Centrum Jazz Port Townsend workshop, Friday

THANK YOU for a great Summer at Centrum!

The entire Centrum family wishes to thank all those who came out to enjoy summer events at Centrum!  It has been a stellar season and the memories shall endure.  We invite you to support our mission with a charitable gift of support.  Also, feel free to browse our thousands of images from Centrum workshops as

Fiddle Tunes


2015 Fiddle Tunes Photos Now Online

Since 1977, you all have come to Centrum for a week like none other. And this year was no exception. 2015 was an outstanding Festival of American Fiddle Tunes – made so by YOU! Thank you to all of the amazing artist faculty and participants who joined us this year. The energy was incredible, the community deep


Regina Carter and Friends perform on the Mainstage at the 2015 Port Townsend Jazz Festival.
Regina Carter, violin;
Benny Green, piano;
John Clayton, bass;
Alvester Garnett, drums

Listen to Regina Carter’s Jazz Port Townsend Performance September 13

Violinist Regina Carter demonstrated her varied training and experience during her concert at Centrum’s 2015 Jazz Port Townsend festival. The concert, which will air exclusively on 88.5 KPLU and on Sunday September 13, 2015 at 2 PM Pacific, includes standards and blues, African music and an original by her drummer Alvester Garnett. Also joining Regina Carter



Wayne Horvitz Septet Honors Richard Hugo October 7

An Evening of Music and Poetry 7:30pm, October 7, 2015 Wheeler Theater, Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA Produced by Centrum and Copper Canyon Press Known for his multifaceted musical personality, composer/musician Wayne Horvitz ventures into progressively‑inclined acoustic jazz and ultra‑modern classicism in his latest project, Some Places Are Forever Afternoon. Written in honor of the iconic

Voice Works


2015 Voice Works Photos Now Online

2015 Voice Works is in the books. And what a gathering it was. We’d like to offer our deep gratitude to all of the amazing artist faculty and participants who joined us this year, sharing of their gifts, stories, songs, and laughter. We can’t wait to do it again next year. In the meantime, photographer Roz

Young Artists


Faculty News: DANCE This

Some quick updates from our amazing dance faculty for 2015 DANCE This summer workshop for high school dancers. Ellie Sandstrom (pictured) has been steadily running the Dance Department at The Northwest School, and recently competed two new choreographic commissions. One of the commissions was for Creative Dance Center’s Kaleidoscope Dance Company for youth. The piece, set