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2019 Autumn Classics Recap

Guest musicians of the 2019 Autumn Classics presented six amazing concerts, four free public events, and seven special community engagement performances. Thank you to Alaska Airlines, the Atwood Foundation, the UAA Department of Music, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Alaska State Council on the Arts, ConocoPhillips, the Anchorage Museum, Orso, Crush, Spenard Roadhouse, and [...]

Autumn Classics Tickets On Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics! Experience world-class chamber music September 13 - 22 with Grammy-award® winning cellist Zuill Bailey, pianists Alfredo Oyaguez, Natasha Paremski, Eduard Zilberkant, and Susan Reed, plus Emory University's Quartet-in-Residence, the Vega Quartet.  Six unique concerts feature world-class chamber musicians in classic masterworks and modern [...]

By |2019-09-30T12:49:47-08:00August 8th, 2019|Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Awadagin Pratt and Zuill Bailey: A Celebration of Friendship

This April Awadagin Pratt and Zuill Bailey celebrate their three-decades long friendship and collaboration with two thrilling concerts: Friday, April 12 in Anchorage and Sunday, April 14 in Sitka. On Friday, April 12 the duo will perform in Anchorage at the UAA Recital Hall. Doors will open at 6pm for cocktails and mingling with music beginning at 7pm. [...]

By |2019-04-30T14:30:30-08:00March 8th, 2019|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

2019 Winter Classics Retrospective

We would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2019 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics concert series such wonderful weekend!  We hope you enjoy this look back at some of our 2019 Winter Classics highlights. These concerts would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors: Alaska Airlines, ConocoPhillips, the National [...]

Winter Classics Tickets On Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics! Experience the intimate beauty of chamber music with the New York City-based Attacca Quartet February 8-10 in Anchorage.  The Attacca Quartet has served as the Juilliard Resident String Quartet and the Quartet in Residence for the Museum of Modern Art in New York [...]

By |2019-02-25T15:14:44-08:00January 8th, 2019|Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

2018 Cello Seminar Highlights (Part 2)

Highlights from the Second Week of the Sitka International Cello Seminar The participants in the 2018 Sitka International Cello Seminar have packed their bags and said their goodbyes as another wonderful week drew to a close, marking the end of the 2018 Sitka International Cello Seminar. Last week they performed at the Rotary Club, [...]

2018 Cello Seminar Highlights (Part 1)

Highlights from the first half of the 2018 Sitka International Cello Seminar Over the last 10 days, the Sitka International Cello Seminar participants have been actively engaging with the Sitka community in a variety of ways. They have performed at the Pioneer Home, the Sitka Public Library, the Mean Queen, the Chamber of Commerce, [...]

2018 Cello Seminar

2018 Sitka International Cello Seminar Today marks the last day of a wonderful first week at the Sitka International Cello Seminar! Our students have now played several small Pop-up and Cafe Concerts around Sitka, and have had a chance to soak in some of Sitka's beautiful environment in between lessons, rehearsals, and intensive personal [...]

2018 Festival Photos

2018 has been a wonderful year for our festival, with friends new and old, good weather, amazing community, and beautiful music. Thanks to Christine Davenport, Rich McClear, and Yuliya Gorenman for capturing the experience with their photographic artistry!

Week 4 Schedule 2018

June 26-July 1 at the Sitka Summer Music Festival We can't believe it's already the last week of the Sitka Summer Music Festival! This week Yuliya Gorenman (piano), Martin Sher (viola), Helen Kim (violin), Allison Bailey (violin), Zuill Bailey (cello), and Cicely Parnas (cello) are all still here at the festival. We're also joined by Jenny Douglass (violinist) from [...]