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Centrum Receives NEA Grant for Fiddle Tunes & Acoustic Blues Workshops

Centrum Receives NEA Grant for Fiddle Tunes & Acoustic Blues Workshops

Port Townsend—Centrum Foundation has been approved for a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support its Fiddle Tunes and Acoustic Blues Workshops. Now in it’s 50th year, Centrum will bring world-class faculty musicians from across the country to this year’s Fiddle Tunes and Acoustic Blues festivals

Free Fridays at the Fort Returns June 30

Bring a picnic and some sunscreen to enjoy Centrum’s annual Free Fridays at the Fort concert series, showcasing jazz, blues, and fiddle performers, among others. This free lunchtime concert series is on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons.  Weather in June and July is usually nice, but in the rare event of inclement weather,

Unleash Your Writing Potential at the PT Writer’s Conference 2023!

Dive Into a World of Words, Inspiration, and Literary Magic Immerse yourself in a world of words, inspiration, and literary magic at Centrum’s annual PT Writer’s Conference in the charming Port Townsend, Washington. Since 1974, Centrum’s Writing Programs have nurtured aspiring master artists, fostering creativity, mentorship, and a thriving community. From July 16 to July

American Quartet June 11

Please join us on June 11th for a thrilling chamber music concert with the American Quartet and Lucinda Carver! SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2023 2:00 P.M. Wheeler Theater Sponsored by Anne and Dick Schneider Peter Winograd, violin Laurie Carney, violin Daniel Avshalomov, viola Wolfram Koessel, cello with Lucinda Carver, piano Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet No. 16 in

Download Our New 2023 Brochure—Tickets on Sale April 15

We’re excited to welcome over 350 faculty artists and artists-in-residence this year, and you are cordially invited to help us make this 50th anniversary season at Centrum something to remember! A highlight for this summer is our Monday, July 10th 50th Anniversary Benefit Concert and Gala with Centrum alumna, Diana Krall, and perennial favorites, Pharis

2023 Jazz Port Townsend Transcription Project

  Dear Centrum Jazz Participants: Good news! Registration for Centrum’s 2023 Jazz Port Townsend is open! I wanted to remind you that I announced last year that you would have the chance to earn a scholarship by doing some transcriptions. Well, I’m here to tell you it’s true! Anyone who completes five transcriptions from the