Elaine Hoffman Watts

2000 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2000
Folk and Traditional Arts

References

Get a sneak peek at a rehearsal of the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia’s Bach/Mendelssohn St. Matthew Passion. for an introduction to the world of choral music.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Argeo Ascani is Curator for Music at EMPAC, the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. In 2015, he served as a Pew Fellowships panelist.

Grants & Grantees

Founded in 1992, Astral Artists plays a vital role in the discovery and development of gifted classical musicians.

In its 20th anniversary season, Orchestra 2001 presented An Opera, an Operetta, and a Songbook, a three-part performance of orchestral vocal compositions.

Stephen Berg, a 1993 Pew Fellow in Literature and founder of the American Poetry Review and Zig Zag Press, passed away on June 12.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Since retiring in 1995 from a dance career with Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, Boston Ballet, and Les Grands Ballet Canadiens de Montreal, Michael Reed has worked with Arizona State University.

Questions of Practice

Visual artist Brent Wahl works primarily in photography and time-based mediums, transforming everyday materials and detritus into mesmerizing compositions.

Grants & Grantees

Established in 2004, Jazz Bridge is a hybrid nonprofit organization joining performance presentation with professional support services for regional jazz and blues artists.

Warriors of the Wonderful Sound presented this project as part of Montgomery County Community College’s Lively Arts Series, commissioning new works from saxophonists Rudresh Mahanthappa and Steve Coleman.

Grants & Grantees

FringeArts partnered with Bang on a Can to present this event at its 2010 festival: a 12-hour concert that explored contemporary American compositional currents.

This event features saxophonists/composers Liebman and Osby, and WNYC’s John Schaefer, as they address the unique challenges of collaborating across genres.

Grants & Grantees

In 1993 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 13 dance organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.