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Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Sitka Summer Music Festival! We hope you can join us this June in Sitka for our annual Festival. Following are highlights of our featured artists and scheduled works. 2019 Highlights June 4-9: Violinist Kurt Nikkanen; Violist Scott Rawls; Cellist Zuill Bailey; Pianist Richard Dowling — featuring [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
February 8 through 10 promises to be an exciting series when we welcome back festival favorites Attacca Quartet. "THEY MAY BE A RELATIVELY YOUNG ENSEMBLE, BUT ALREADY THEY COME VERY CLOSE TO EPITOMIZING THE STRING QUARTET IDEAL: FOUR STRIKINGLY INDIVIDUAL PLAYERS WITH THE ABILITY TO SPEAK ELOQUENTLY IN ONE VOICE." - The Washington Post [...]
Guest musicians of the 2018 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, Crush, Spenard Roadhouse, and South restaurants, and the Aspen Suites Hotel for all the support they provide for our Autumn & Winter [...]
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 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!
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 [...]