Pew Fellow, 1999
Since its founding in 1864, Swarthmore College has given students the knowledge, insight, skills, and experience to become leaders for the common good. The Performing Arts at Swarthmore College serve as educational and artistic laboratories, combining a rigorous liberal arts education with practical explorations of performance.
Within a welcoming educational environment, Al-Bustan supports the Arab-American community’s pursuit and affirmation of its cultural identity.
Chris Forsyth seeks out and articulates intersections of various musical traditions, including free jazz, American folk, blues, and electronic music.
Dolce Suono Ensemble, founded by flutist Mimi Stillman in 2005, presents highly acclaimed chamber music concerts in Philadelphia and on tour.
The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia opens its 141st season on Sunday, October 26 with its biggest BIG SING ever, laying the foundation for the North American premiere of the Bach-Mendelssohn St. Matthew Passion.
Located outside of West Philadelphia, The Woodlands Trust for Historic Preservation is a 54-acre, 18th-century garden, cemetery, and mansion that offers the public one of the nation’s most architecturally sophisticated neoclassical houses from the years following the American Revolution.
Curtis will design and implement a new curriculum that provides graduates with the entrepreneurial and business skills necessary to forge effective careers within the rapidly changing classical music field, including coaching in how to produce, promote, and present their own music in innovative ways.
Winifred Lutz is an installation artist and a 1992 Pew Fellow.
PRISM Quartet’s Color Theory features a series of performances, lectures, and workshops that investigate the concept of “musical color,” including a Composers Forum.
Dancer, choreographer, and 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes hip-hop techniques from the street to the stage and tells the autobiographical story defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) presented two concerts by an intergenerational roster of artists, representing several significant strands of blues music.
At age 33, Germaine Ingram (Pew Fellow, 2010) took up dance under the tutelage of a Philadelphia tap legend, the late LaVaughn Robinson (a 1992 Pew Fellow).