1997 Grants

Annenberg Center for the Performing ArtsLes Enfants Terribles’ Children of the Game
Project Grant, $15,000

Arden Theatre Company – Production Costs and Extended Rehearsal Periods
Project Grant, $50,000

Robert Asman – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Asociacion de Musicos Latino Americanos – Suite of the Americas
Discovery Grant, $43,500

Myra Bazell – New Work
Project Grant, $7,500

Barbara Bullock – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Bristol Riverside Theatre – Artists’ Fees and Extended Rehearsal Periods
Project Grant, $50,000

Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra – Increase of Core Musicians
Discovery Grant, $43,400

Nicole Cousineau – New Work
Project Grant, $6,500

Paul Fierlinger – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Fleisher Art Memorial – Commission and Related Events with Tina Davidson
Project Grant, $24,800

Freedom Theatre – Jitney
Project Grant, $50,000

Thomas Gibbons – Theater
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Hedgerow Theatre – Salaries and Fees
Project Grant, $28,000

Hellmut GottschildBeing…Alive
Project Grant, $7,500

Suellen Haag – New Work
Project Grant, $10,000

Rennie Harris – Creative Process Time with Floyd Sullivan and/or Dennis Newsome
Project Grant, $8,500

Richard Harrod – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Headlong Dance Theater – Choreographic Exploration
Discovery Grant, $13,500

Glenn Holsten – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Independent Eye – Genesis Ensemble, Frankenstein
Project Grant, $25,000

InterAct Theatre Company – Production Costs for Three Shows
Project Grant, $25,000

Alex Kanevsky – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Roko Kawai – Commission by Yoshiko Chuma
Project Grant, $7,000

Melanie Stewart Dance TheatreSong Cycle/Cabaret
Project Grant, $14,500

Mozart Society – Additional Rehearsals
Discovery Grant, $5,300

Network for New Music – Commission of Three Chamber Works
Discovery Grant, $46,000

Opera Philadelphia – Experimental Stage
Discovery Grant, $19,100

Orchestra 2001 – American Premieres
Discovery Grant, $23,900

Painted Bride Art Center – Jazz and World Music Series
Discovery Grant, $47,100

Pennsylvania Ballet – New Work by Kevin O’Day
Project Grant, $16,000

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society – Vocal Recital Project and the 20th Century Chamber Music Retrospective
Discovery Grant, $49,600

Ilse Pfeifer – Urban Mix
Project Grant, $7,000

Philadelphia Classical Symphony – Expansion of Programming and Ensemble Size
Discovery Grant, $49,100

Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts – Big Band Subscription Series
Discovery Grant, $21,500

Philadelphia Dance Company – New Work
Project Grant, $16,000

Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays – Travel for The Secret Window
Project Grant, $8,050

Philadelphia Folklore ProjectArt Happens Here
Discovery Grant, $27,900

The Philadelphia SingersMissa Solemnis
Discovery Grant, $16,700

Philomel – Expansion of Core Ensemble
Discovery Grant, $18,600

Piffaro, the Renaissance Band – Addition of New Repertoire and Guest Artists
Discovery Grant, $29,100

Pottstown Symphony Orchestra – Additional Performances
Discovery Grant, $23,900

Prince Music Theater Festival – A Work Based on the Novel 1959 by Thulani Davis with Music Composed by Don Byron
Discovery Grant, $49,600

PRISM Quartet – Additional Performances of Contemporary Works, Residencies
Discovery Grant, $49,600

Relache – Performances of Contemporary Works
Discovery Grant, $21,500

LaVaughn Robinson – Expansion of Repertoire
Discovery Grant, $8,500

Peter Rose – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Steve Rowland – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Shoba Sharma – Mallari and Padam
Project Grant, $7,500

Sheila M. Sofian – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Sruti, the India Music and Dance Society – India Music and Dance Series
Discovery Grant, $2,500

Paule Turner – New Work
Project Grant, $7,500

Voloshky Ukranian Dance EnsembleDance Suit
Project Grant, $13,000

The Wilma Theater – Actors’ Salaries and Extended Rehearsal Periods
Project Grant, $75,000

William Williams – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Marian X – Theater
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Legendary Philadelphia jazz musicians—including guitarists Pat Martino and Monnette Sudler, pianist Dave Burrell, and saxophonist Jimmy Heath—will headline a four-part concert series inspired by the first published collection of compositions by the city’s jazz artists.

Grants & Grantees

The Crossing presented its second festival of contemporary choral music featuring commissioned works by Lansing McLoskey, Paul Fowler, and Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang.

This month in Fellows Friday news: Alex Da Corte prepares for a major exhibition at ICA Philadelphia, and new albums from Orrin Evans, Mary Lattimore, and Chris Forsyth have generated buzz. We also say goodbye to jazz violinist John Blake, Jr.

In conjunction with FringeArts’ presentation of Macbeth by South African theater artist Brett Bailey, a series of panel discussion will be held to explore the social, political, and artistic themes within the work.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Kate Fowle is the chief curator for the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow and director-at-large at Independent Curators International in New York.

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has awarded an Advancement grant of $500,000 to the Curtis Institute of Music to support the design and implementation of a new curriculum that provides graduates with the entrepreneurial and business skills necessary to forge effective careers within the rapidly changing classical music field.

Grants & Grantees

William Larson is a media artist and a 2001 Pew Fellow.

The New Year brings to the region an exciting array of Center-funded projects that promise to inspire, inform, and captivate audiences—from interdisciplinary works that blur boundaries in imaginative ways to unique commissions from international artists.

Grants & Grantees

Mural Arts Program undertook planning for this community-based public art initiative that explores the complex and largely overlooked history of Philadelphia’s once-booming textile industry.

At its 2013 festival, FringeArts presented a new composition by New York-based ensemble So Percussion, an experimentation in combining musical composition with theatrical improvisation.

Grants & Grantees

Hanna Khoury (Pew Fellow, 2010) was trained in Western classical music and has performed with several orchestras. His passion, however, lies in Arab classical music.

WXPN is a public radio station operated by the University of Pennsylvania, best known for its World Cafe music program, distributed by National Public Radio.