July 14, 2020 – Stevenson Hall update

We are so excited to see our dreams come true! However, because of these delays, change orders, and cost overruns … the fundraising continues. If you’d like to learn more about this project and help us clear the final fundraising hurdle, please get in touch with our office to learn more, or Donate Now! [...]

March 28, 2020 – Stevenson Hall update

Check out these more recent photos of our Stevenson Hall remodel! Progress  has slowed somewhat due to the coronavirus pandemic, as we have out-of-town mechanical workers who would be required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Sitka in observance of a local mandate, and also some delays in our supply chain. We're carrying [...]


Due to concerns and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sitka Music Festival will not be hosting any public events in June 2020. Although we remain hopeful that preventative measures we take now as individuals, communities, states, and a nation will result in life being closer to normal by June, it seems unwise to plan [...]

POSTPONED – Bailey & Bach

POSTPONED - Join Grammy award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey for a special 10th anniversary celebration of his Bach Cello Suites recording! Events will be held in Anchorage on Thursday, April 2 and Saturday, April 4 in Sitka. The Anchorage event begins at 5pm Thursday, April 2 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. The evening starts out with appetizers and [...]

By |2020-03-31T11:40:32-08:00March 9th, 2020|Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Reflection: 2020 Winter Classics

The Sitka Music Festival would like to thank all of our supporters who helped to make the 2020 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics concert series such a spectacular weekend!  We hope you enjoy this look back at some of our 2020 Winter Classics highlights. The Winter Classics concerts would not be possible without the [...]

By |2020-03-09T11:53:28-08:00February 17th, 2020|Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

February 5, 2020 – Stevenson Hall update

After enduring some design challenges and other delays, work began in early September with a thorough abatement of asbestos and lead, paving the way for the Hard Rock Construction crew to begin work in October. Since then, great progress has been made:  The interior was gutted and completely reframed, and is now insulated with rock [...]

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 human being." Hannah Moses, 2015 Seminar Click here to apply for the 2020 Sitka International Cello Seminar. The application deadline is February 15, 2020. Decisions [...]

By |2019-11-19T06:28:09-09:00November 19th, 2019|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

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

Building Plans Revealed

Over the past couple of years we’ve been working with NorthWind Architects on the drawings and plans for the remodel of Stevenson Hall, the headquarters of the Sitka Music Festival. We’re excited to share our ideas with you, which include a slight expansion on the back of the building, giving us a little more elbow [...]

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
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