The Kennedy Center and Washington Performing Arts present “SHIFT: A Festival of American
Orchestras,” a three year festival celebrating North American orchestras. SHIFT will reflect each orchestra’s unique identity and strengths on a national platform through performances, community events, symposia, and more.
Before submitting this proposal form, please download and read the Request for Proposal ("RFP"). The
RFP includes crucial information on project eligibility, selection process, performance and residency
activities, compensation, and more.