Pablo Batista | Photo by Bruce Turner
Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announces its 2015 grants
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2015 grants in support of Philadelphia region cultural organizations and artists. Electronic musician and composer Chris Madak, percussionist Pablo Batista, the Curtis Institue, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, People’s Light, klezmer musician Susan Lankin-Watts, jazz pianist Vijay Iyer, a chamber opera from composer Lembitt Beecher, and Bowerbird’s investigation of composer Julius Eastman, are just a small representation of the various organizations and individuals who were awarded grants.
In all, a total of more than $9.6 million was awarded to 12 new Pew fellowships, 34 project grants, and three advancement grants. The breadth of organizations and individuals that received the awards represent a broad and unique range of Philly’s diverse cultural offerings. To view the complete list of awards go here.