Hipolito “Tito” Rubio

2004 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2004
Folk and Traditional Arts


Choral Arts Philadelphia presents the final installment of its concert series, 1734–1735: A Season in the Life of J.S. Bach.

Grants & Grantees

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.

Jennifer Higdon wins a International Opera Award for Cold Mountain, Geoff Sobelle’s one-man play The Object Lesson will be presented at New York Theatre Workshop, and a mid-career retrospective book of Bo Bartlett’s paintings is published.

Historical musicologist David Gutkin reflects on workshopped performances of works by Robert Ashley and Cornelius Cardew.

Philadelphia’s baroque orchestra plays French orchestral music written for the theater.

Grants & Grantees

Louis Massiah is a filmmaker and a 1994 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

J.C. Todd’s (Pew Fellow, 2014) poems investigate the impact of war, with an insistent eye and ear on language.

In 2001, saxophonist and Pew Fellow Bobby Zankel founded the Warriors of the Wonderful Sound, a big band to perform his compositions and arrangements.

The William Way LGBT Community Center presents OutBeat: America’s First Queer Jazz Festival. The four-day festival will highlight intersections between sexual orientation, gender identity, and jazz history and culture.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Performing arts expert Diane Ragsdale, a frequent panelist and keynote speaker at arts conferences, is pursuing a PhD in cultural economics at Erasmus University in the Netherlands.

Over the past 25 years, Pew Fellows have been recognized with numerous prestigious grants and awards, and have had their work presented in 49 US states and more than 60 countries.

Grants & Grantees

Bristol Riverside Theatre created a managing director position, which led to audience growth and greater revenues.