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Hermit Thrush Special Presentation

Hermit Thrush - photo by Mike Mammoser Every week here at the Sitka Summer Music Festival Susan Reed hosts a brief discussion about the programs for the upcoming week, and introduces you to some of our guest artists. The June 12th discussion will feature a special collaboration with Sitka Sound Science Center’s Scientist-in-Residence, ornithologist [...]

Week 1 Schedule 2018

This Week at the Sitka Summer Music Festival Join us this week as we kick off our summer season in Sitka! This week we welcome dynamic duo Alfredo Oyaguez (piano) and Andrew Smith (cello) to lend a bit of Spanish flare to first half of the summer festival. We also welcome Tom Stone (violin/viola) [...]

2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage

Join us for the 2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage, February 9-11 in the UAA Recital Hall. Pianist Piers Lane returns to Alaska, along with rising stars (and sisters!) Madalyn Parnas (violin) and Cicely Parnas (cello), pianist Eduard Zilberkant, and cellist Zuill Bailey. Tickets are on sale now through CenterTix Detailed programs are listed below. Other [...]

By |2017-12-06T13:16:57-09:00December 6th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

2018 Sitka Cello Seminar

"Sitka was nothing short of transformative for me as a cellist and a human being." Hannah Moses, 2015 Seminar "The Sitka Cello Seminar lights a fire behind the true meaning of music." Brendon Phelps, 2014 & 2015 Seminar Click here to apply for the 2018 Sitka International Cello Seminar. The application deadline is February 15, 2018. Decisions will [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:41-09:00October 12th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

2017 Festival Highlights

The 2017 Sitka Summer Music Festival was one to remember! We’re delighted to report that nearly 2,700 people attended our Festival events this year. Furthermore, thanks to the support of our wonderful patrons and sponsors, we were able to offer free/reduced rate concert tickets for music students, seniors, active members of the military, and Sitka Fine [...]

2017 Seminar Concerts & Events

Tuesday, July 11th at 6:30pm - Cafe Concert at Mean Queen - A free 1-hr concert Wednesday, July 12th at 5:30pm - Cafe Concert at Rios - A free 1-hr concert Friday, July 14th at 12:30pm - Pop-up Concert at Sitka Public Library - a free 1/2 hour concert Tuesday, July 18th at 6:30pm - Cafe Concert at Mean Queen - A free 1-hr concert Wednesday, [...]

Meet the 2017 Seminar Students

We welcome young cellists from around the world to Sitka for the 2017 Sitka Cello Seminar. Here are this year's participants! Isa AlNajem was born in Bahrain in 1994, and was initially taught by his father the oud - a traditional Middle-Eastern instrument - which was intended to be his primary instrument. With professional training on the [...]

Stevenson Hall Gets a New Roof

We continue to make progress in the restoration and renovation of Stevenson Hall, the building we own on the historic Sheldon Jackson campus in Sitka. Last week, we started work on replacing the roof, another big step in preserving this wonderful building for decades to come.

2017 Wine and Music With Friends

Please join us for our annual Wine & Music with Friends fundraiser on Saturday, March 4, at Harrigan Centennial Hall in Sitka. We promise to delight you an evening of elegance with a splash of whimsy. Born in Australian and now based in London, pianist Piers Lane is the Artistic Director of both the Sydney International Piano [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:42-09:00February 8th, 2017|Other, Events, Top Page Feature, News, Across Alaska|0 Comments

Stevenson Hall: 3-D tour

We love giving tours of Stevenson Hall in it's current state, so we can highlight the wonderful historical features and character of the building, and to discuss our plans for our future vision and remodel. But we know not everyone can stop by in person to take that tour. Many thanks to Anchorage photographer Glen [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:42-09:00January 11th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Stevenson Hall Renovation|0 Comments