Blues

Fiddle Tunes

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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

Jazz

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Jazz Port Townsend Alums Receive Grammy Nominations

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Award nominations are out, and we were pleased to see a few Jazz Port Townsend regulars made the list! The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, directed by Jazz Port Townsend Artistic Director John Clayton (and featuring past and present faculty members Jeff Hamilton and Jeff Clayton), was nominated for Best Large Jazz Ensemble for The

Writing

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Erin Belieu’s Slant Six Featured in NY Times

Erin Belieu, Centrum’s Artistic Director for the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, was recently featured in the New York Times for her new poetry collection Slant Six. Erin’s fourth collection, Slant Six, is an inundation of the humor and horror in contemporary American life—from the last saltine cracked in the sleeve, to the kitty-cat calendar in an office cubicle. With its

Voice Works

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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

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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

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