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



Vocalist Kim Nazarian featured at Jazz Port Townsend

Centrum is honored to welcome vocalist, teacher, lyricist, Grammy-nominated arranger, and Grammy award-winning ensemble singer, Kim Nazarian to our 2015 Jazz Port Townsend festival and workshop!  Just try and fit a ball of positive energy like Kim into a category and you will break the box! Kim Nazarian is the soprano and one of the founding



Begin Your Novel this Summer at Centrum

This July, begin that novel you’ve been thinking about, planning, dreaming of. During the week of the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, July 9-19, novelist Skip Horack will be in-residence, leading a small, intimate workshop to help you being your novel–and get it on a permanent track. This course is for those who have an existing “idea”

Voice Works


Moira Smiley and Music for a Three-Layer Brain

Moira Smiley is a singer and composer who travels the world as a soloist and musical director. She’ll be joining us at Voice Works – Centrum’s latest gathering of singers, June 23-28, 2015. Expect four days and five nights of intense fun, singing instruction, repertoire building, and merry music making with some top drawer vocalists like Moira. A

Young Artists


Faculty Spotlight: DANCE This

For DANCE This 2015 we are looking forward to the return of the amazing Eliie Sandstrom, Christy McNeil, & Dora Oliveria who will be teaching ballet, modern jazz and Afro Brazilian dance. And we are welcoming hip-hop dance teacher Andrew Faulkner for the fist time. DANCE This is our dance camp for high-school students in