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Sitka Summer Music Festival Program

Wednesday, June 05 | 6:30 pm Cafe Concert Mean Queen Chamber music was originally performed in restaurants and pubs – here’s your opportunity to experience it that way! Join us in the lower level of the Mean Queen for this special free performance. Thursday, June 06 | 12:15 pm Bach’s Lunch Odess Theater in Allen [...]

Summer Festival Tickets On Sale!

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 [...]

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. [...]

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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 [...]

Bach’s Well-Tempered Klavier

Over the next two weekends Yuliya Gorenman will be performing the entire Book I of the Well-Tempered Klavier by Johann Sebastian Bach, half on the June 22nd program and half on the June 28th program. Most classical music aficionados have heard of this particular collection of Bach's compositions, and it contains some of [...]

Week 3 Schedule 2018

June 19-24 at the Sitka Summer Music Festival We have an entirely new set of artists to share their talents with you at the Festival this week, with even more personal connections! You'll recognize several familiar faces from recent years such as Yuliya Gorenman (piano), Martin Sher (viola), Christian Colberg (viola), and Cicely Parnas [...]

Babies and Books Special Event

This Saturday at 10:30am at the Sitka Public Library, Trio Jinx will be working with the Sitka Babies and Books program to provide a fun, engaging concert for children ages 0-4. ​Founded in 1991, Sitka Babies and Books encourages Sitka children to become lifelong readers by providing books and programs for children. [...]

Week 2 Schedule 2018

June 12-17 at the Sitka Summer Music Festival This week Alfredo Oyaguez (piano), Andrew Smith (cello), Tom Stone (violin/viola), Cecily Ward (violin), Doris Stevenson (piano), and Zuill Baily (cello) continue to share their talents with us, and are joined by Trio Jinx. This unique classically-based trio consists of Louna Dekker-Vargas (flutes), Ledah Finck (violin/viola/composition), and Yoshiaki Horiguchi (double bass) and [...]