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Foundation Welcomes Two New Members to Jazz Program


Baltimore – December 5, 2014 – Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has announced that the Arden Club, in Arden, DE and the Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities in Cape May, NJ have been approved for membership in the Jazz Touring Network. The two organizations will join 22 other members that currently comprise the network.

The Jazz Touring Network is a presenter-based membership program designed to expand the presentation of jazz throughout the mid-Atlantic region by providing opportunities for professional development and peer mentoring, and facilitating touring through collective action and performance fee subsidies. New members are selected on an annual basis through an open, competitive selection process. The focus is on performing arts presenters from within the mid-Atlantic region that have had little to no experience presenting jazz. Once selected, membership in the program is ongoing contingent upon meeting the annual participation requirements. Presenting organizations selected for membership are eligible for reimbursement of travel expenses relating to attendance at the annual network meeting and fee-support for engagements that are part of network-developed block-booked tours.

For more information on the Jazz Touring Network program, guidelines, and tours, please click here.

The Jazz Touring Network is made possible through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts’ Regional Touring Program.

About Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation develops partnerships and programs that reinforce artists’ capacity to create and present work, advance access to and participation in the arts, and promote a more sustainable arts ecology. For more information on the Foundation’s programs and services, please visit: www.midatlanticarts.org