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Brasil Guitar Duo – April 3

Brasil Guitar Duo – April 3

Port Townsend Chamber Music Series 2022 João Luiz & Douglas Lora, guitars sponsored by Gay and Gary Eisenberger Joseph Wheeler TheaterFort Worden State Park, Port Townsend Lauded by Classical Guitar magazine for their “maturity of musicianship and technical virtuosity,” the Brasil Guitar Duo has captured audiences for over twenty years with their innovative programming. They joined cellists

Choro Concert: Tickets Now on Sale

Our Choro Faculty concert will be online this year, on Saturday, May 1 at 3pm Pacific time for approximately one hour. Tickets will be $10 per household and will be available online at You will receive a link to the performance. Choro is the lively and engaging street music of Brazil that pre-dates the

International Choro Workshop

  Join us online for a one-of-a-kind Choro experience     Centrum’s International Choro Workshop is known for its remarkable faculty, all of whom will be back for our online version in 2021. You will join them for Special Topics sessions, instrumental master classes, and even a live-streamed concert. Plus you will receive three tunes

April 26: Choro Dance Party at the USO

Help us celebrate our 10th anniversary of Choro music at Centrum with a Dance Party! Friday, April 26, 2019 USO Building at Fort Worden 8-10pm; Tickets $16 sold at the door We’ll have live music by our Choro workshop faculty and students. No dance experience necessary. $16 at the door. The event is at the

Attend Centrum’s 1st Ever Forró Dance Party!

Don’t miss Centrum’s first ever Forró Dance Party on April 27, 2018 at 7pm at Madrona MindBody at Fort Worden! Purchase tickets online Forró (pronounced fo-ho) is lively music rooted in Northeast Brazil that people love to dance to. There’s something magical about a Forró party, especially with a live band playing traditional instruments. Renowned

Brazil: A Visit to The Wellspring of Choro

Columnist and world traveler Cheryl Cashman, of Port Townsend, founder of Adventure Artisans travel concierge services and friend of Centrum, tells us a little about the country where Choro musicians come from. The Choro Workshop at Centrum begins next month, April 26-30, 2017. Five talented musicians are flying from Brazil to teach and perform over