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2016-17 Port Townsend Chamber Music Series Announced

2016-17 Port Townsend Chamber Music Series Announced

At Centrum, creativity and learning are one.  The Centrum Port Townsend Chamber Music Series exists to showcase the brilliant talent of many of the world’s finest classical artists along with the top echelon of most promising young talents in the field today. The intimacy and warmth of the Joseph F. Wheeler Theater at Fort Worden State


2016 Chamber Music Fellows Announced

The Port Townsend Chamber Music Workshop is designed to serve the highest caliber of dedicated, emerging, pre-formed ensembles and pianists on a path to professional careers in music. Every year, two carefully selected string quartets and two up-and-coming concert pianists will be offered a rare opportunity to work with a world-renowned Quartet-in-Residence as well as


Calder Quartet Showcases Week of Chamber Music

Winners of the 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Calder Quartet is known for the discovery, commissioning, recording and mentoring of some of today’s best emerging composers. The group works and collaborates with artists across musical genres, spanning the ranges of the classical and contemporary music world. ‘Tuesday’s concert by the superb Calder Quartet showed


Lucinda Carver Receives USC Mentoring Honor

Dr. Lucinda Carver, Centrum’s Artistic Director for Classical Music, has just received a Mentoring Award from USC’s Thornton School of Music where she is Vice Dean  of Classical Performance Studies. This award is especially meaningful because she was nominated by her students who “demonstrated that you have made a meaningful difference in their lives.” This


Amelia Trio: Today at 2 p.m.

Amelia Trio sponsored by Renate Wheeler Formed in 1999, the Amelia Piano Trio came to the fore after participating in Isaac Stern’s Chamber Music Workshop at Carnegie Hall in 2000. As a result, Mr. Stern became a mentor to the trio and presented the ensemble’s Carnegie Hall debut at Weill Recital Hall. In 2003 the


Centrum Hosts Olympic Music Festival in 2016

Centrum is pleased to announce that the The Olympic Music Festival (OMF) will present its thirty-third season in partnership with Centrum at Fort Worden, August 13 – September 11, 2016. Founded in 1984, the Olympic Music Festival was originally located on an idyllic 55-acre farm on Washington’s spectacular Olympic Peninsula just 18 miles south of