Fiddle Tunes


2015 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes: Now Open

Spend the week of June 28-July 5, 2015 living, learning, and playing music with masters of a wide variety of fiddling styles. The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes provides an opportunity to be in community with the bearers of fiddle traditions. We have just opened registration for the 2015 gathering. Folks who register early get first



Bob Mintzer & Regina Carter join 2015 Jazz Faculty

Centrum is honored to announce two new appointments for its 2015 Jazz Port Townsend festival.   Click here for complete details!   Regina Carter is a master of improvisational jazz violin. Though her work draws upon a wide range of musical influences — including Motown, Afro-Cuban, swing, bebop, folk and world music — she has crafted a signature



Joseph Stroud Added to 2015 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference

Centrum is pleased to announce the addition of poet Joseph Stroud to the faculty of the 2015 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference. He’ll be leading the workshop: “Conceiving the Poem: Auras, Architecture, and Luminous Moments.” Stroud is the author of five books of poetry: In the Sleep of Rivers (Capra Press), Signatures (BOA Editions), Below Cold

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