Winter Classics Tickets On Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics! Join us for the culminating celebration of Beethoven's 250th Birthday during our Alaska Airlines Winter Classics February 7-9 in Anchorage!  We are thrilled to present the Ariel Quartet as they perform eight of Beethoven's acclaimed string quartets at the UAA [...]

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 |2019-09-30T12:49:47-09:00August 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 |2019-04-30T14:30:30-09:00March 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 |2019-02-25T15:14:44-09:00January 8th, 2019|Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Cello Seminar Deadline Extended!

UPDATE:  The application deadline has been extended to March 15, 2019 so the opportunity to participate in the 2019 Seminar is still available. Decisions will be made and announced in April. The Seminar will be held July 3-21, 2019, in Sitka, Alaska. Students must be at least 18 years old.  Click here to apply for [...]

By |2019-02-25T09:35:15-09:00December 19th, 2018|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

Meet the 2018 Seminar Students

We welcome young cellists from around the world to Sitka for the 2018 Sitka Cello Seminar. Here are this year's participants! Born in Oakland, California, William Cayanan is a cellist and composer and has recently completed a Bachelor of Music degree in cello performance with a minor in composition from the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with [...]

Songs for Lenny: a tribute to Leonard Bernstein with pianist Lara Downes (click here for tickets)

Tickets are now available for pianist Lara Downes' return to Alaska for two tribute concerts celebrating Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday!  Join us for “Songs for Lenny", a tribute fundraiser Thursday, April 12 in Anchorage or Saturday, April 14 in Sitka.   Each event will also include live and silent auctions, with tempting travel and other [...]

By |2018-06-04T15:49:33-09:00February 27th, 2018|Events, News|2 Comments