2022 Artists’ Awards Applications Open

2022 Artists’ Awards Applications Open

Applications are now open for the Guilford Performing Arts Festival’s (GPAF) third round of Artists’ Awards, which commission new works by Connecticut artists in dance, drama and music. As many as six $2,500 grants will be awarded for the creation of new work to be...
2022 Artists’ Awards Criteria & Rules

2022 Artists’ Awards Criteria & Rules

(Note: the link to the online application is at the bottom of this page. Please read the criteria and rules in their entirety before applying) Overview The Guilford Performing Arts Festival Artists’ Awards were created to support the development of new work by...
Festival Adds New Board Members

Festival Adds New Board Members

We’re excited to announce the election of two new members to the festival board of directors: Sheri Cote and Susan Rollins. Their presence increases the size of our board to 12 and brings valuable skills in business and marketing to our all-volunteer organization....
Sky Hagner Performs Invisible Cities in Philly

Sky Hagner Performs Invisible Cities in Philly

Skyler Hagner, recipient of the festival’s Donn Trenner 2020 Artists’ Award in Music, recently performed his composition Invisible Cities, commissioned by the festival, in Philadelphia. Skyler premiered the work, a suite for jazz nonet, at the 2021 festival and has...
Cello Program to Benefit Ukraine

Cello Program to Benefit Ukraine

A benefit concert for Ukrainian humanitarian relief will take place on Sunday, June 12, at the Church of Christ, Scientist, in Guilford. It will feature music by the cello students of Ann West, a professional cellist who has lived and taught in Guilford for several...