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Cello Seminar 2020

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"The Sitka Cello Seminar lights a fire behind the true meaning of music." Brendon Phelps, 2014 & 2015 Seminar "Sitka was nothing short of transformative for me as a cellist and a human being." Hannah Moses, 2015 [...]

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Cello Seminar 2020

“The Sitka Cello Seminar lights a fire behind the true meaning of music.” Brendon Phelps, 2014 & 2015 Seminar

“Sitka was nothing short of transformative for me as a cellist and a […]

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🎻 The deadline for the 2020 Sitka Cello Seminar is February 15th. Know anyone that should apply before it's too late? The Seminar will be held July 20 – August 10 in Sitka, Alaska. Students must be at least 18 years old. Decisions will be made and announced in March.

“The Sitka Cello Seminar lights a fire behind the true meaning of music.” Brendon Phelps, 2014 & 2015 Seminar

“Sitka was nothing short of transformative for me as a cellist and a human being.” Hannah Moses, 2015 Seminar

This unique 3-week immersion experience allows ample time for learning and reflection in the beautiful setting of Sitka Alaska. International performing artist Zuill Bailey and master teacher Melissa Kraut offer an incomparable dual approach to private lessons, master classes, audience engagement, and personal development. Student enrollment is limited to 10 participants, creating an unprecedented 5:1 ratio with these two acclaimed leaders.

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🎻 Join us for Beethoven’s 250th birthday celebration in Anchorage Feb 7-9, featuring the Ariel Quartet performing eight Beethoven string quartets, plus works by Mozart, Bartok, Tan Dun, and Shostakovich. sitkamusicfestival.org/winter-classics-tickets-on-sale-3/ ... See MoreSee Less

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🎻 Feb 7-9, join us for Beethoven’s 250th birthday celebration in Anchorage featuring the Ariel Quartet performing eight Beethoven string quartets, plus works by Mozart, Bartok, Tan Dun, and Shostakovich. sitkamusicfestival.org/winter-classics-tickets-on-sale-3/ ... See MoreSee Less

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