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Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Festival! More info available here.

Anchorage Concert Series

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Winter Classics in Anchorage: Feb 7-9, 2020

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Learn more about our tours to rural Alaska for school visits and community concerts.

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Cello Seminar 2020

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

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Stevenson Hall Renovation

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Sitka International Cello Seminar

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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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⚡️ ⚡️🎻 Breaking News!! Application review for Sitka International Cello Seminar has already begun and the application deadline has been extended until all spots are filled, or March 15th. Pass the word about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to your favorite young cellist now! sitkamusicfestival.org/sitka-cello-seminar/ ... See MoreSee Less

⚡️ ⚡️🎻 Breaking News!! Application review for Sitka International Cello Seminar has already begun and the application deadline has been extended until all spots are filled, or March 15th. Pass the word about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to your favorite young cellist now! https://sitkamusicfestival.org/sitka-cello-seminar/

🌅 Can you taste the spring yet?

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🌅 Can you taste the spring yet?

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3 days ago

Sitka Music Festival

💕Zuill Bailey never stops spreading the power and joy of classical music. ... See MoreSee Less

🎻 What a week! Another fabulous round of Winter tours with Zuill Bailey and Ariel Quartet bringing classical music to Nome and Girdwood thanks to Nome Arts Council, Girdwood Alliance formerly 2020, ConocoPhillips, and the National Endowment for the Arts

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🎻 What a week! Another fabulous round of Winter tours with Zuill Bailey and Ariel Quartet bringing classical music to Nome and Girdwood thanks to Nome Arts Council, Girdwood Alliance formerly 2020, ConocoPhillips, and the National Endowment for the Arts 

📸 Amber Gray

7 days ago

Sitka Music Festival

💘🎻Nothing better than giving a Valentine’s Gift of Music to the tiny patients of the NICU of the Hospitals of Providence. ... See MoreSee Less

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You are such a compassionate, wonderful human being!

You are the coolest, Zuill!! Thanks for sharing your incredible talent with all of us.

Is that a Luis and Clark cello?

🤣🦀 So glad to have our Zuill Bailey back in Alaska this month. We missed you! ... See MoreSee Less

🤣🦀 So glad to have our Zuill Bailey back in Alaska this month. We missed you!

1 week ago

Sitka Music Festival

Bringing our music to all of Alaska!An amazing day in Kotzebue, Alaska, where we are reaching out and making music accessible to all in this amazing State! We talked a little about “Bach,” Live Today Too! ... See MoreSee Less

Bringing our music to all of Alaska!

1 week ago

Sitka Music Festival

Nothing like reaching out to communities like Nome, Alaska and engaging wonderful audiences with the beauty of Bach. ... See MoreSee Less

🍽 Huge thanks to Spenard Roadhouse for treating us so well. What a weekend of music the Ariel Quartet has for us! ... See MoreSee Less

🍽 Huge thanks to Spenard Roadhouse for treating us so well. What a weekend of music the Ariel Quartet has for us!

2 weeks ago

Sitka Music Festival

🎻Join us in Anchorage this weekend, we've listed the Ariel Quartet's full schedule below! ...and don't worry, they packed extra C-strings 😉 📸 Ariel Quartet

Tickets for all performances are still on sale:
bit.ly/WinterClassics2020

Friday, February 7 7:30pm – UAA Recital Hall
Mozart-Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546
Bartok-String Quartet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 7
Beethoven-No. 13 in B Flat Major, Op. 130
Beethoven-B Flat Major, Op. 133

“Informance ”
Sat, Feb 8 10 am – UAA Recital Hall
Beethoven-No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132

Sat, Feb 8 7:30pm – UAA Recital Hall
Beethoven - No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5
Tan Dun-8 Colors for String Quartet (1986)
Beethoven-No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3

Sun, Feb 9 4pm – UAA Recital Hall
Beethoven-No. 6 in B Flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6
Shostakovich-No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110
Beethoven-No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135
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🎻Join us in Anchorage this weekend, weve listed the Ariel Quartets full schedule below! ...and dont worry, they packed extra C-strings 😉 📸 Ariel Quartet

Tickets for all performances are still on sale:
http://bit.ly/WinterClassics2020

Friday, February 7  7:30pm – UAA Recital Hall
Mozart-Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546
Bartok-String Quartet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 7
Beethoven-No. 13 in B Flat Major, Op. 130
Beethoven-B Flat Major, Op. 133

“Informance ”  
Sat, Feb 8  10 am – UAA Recital Hall
Beethoven-No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132

Sat, Feb 8  7:30pm – UAA Recital Hall
Beethoven - No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5
Tan Dun-8 Colors for String Quartet (1986)
Beethoven-No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3

Sun, Feb 9  4pm – UAA Recital Hall
Beethoven-No. 6 in B Flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6
Shostakovich-No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110
Beethoven-No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135

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