Sitka Summer Music Festival

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Since 1972, the Sitka Summer Music Festival has been Alaska’s premiere classical music festival, presenting exquisite music in the pristine setting of Southeast Alaska. The finest musicians from around the world gather in this rarefied paradise for four weeks of events that will challenge and excite your senses.

Click on any day on the calendar to see the events for that week.

Our weekly schedule looks like this:

Tuesdays – Meet the Artists

5:45 pm at Stevenson Hall– Stop by Stevenson Hall to meet our guest musicians! Susan Reed will interview some of the guests, and you’ll also hear a brief musical treat.

Wednesdays – Cafe Concert

6:30pm – A free 1-hr concert at the Mean Queen restaurant

Thursdays – Bach’s Lunch

12:15 at Odess Theater – A free 1-hr concert (June 6, 13, and 20 only – no concert June 27)

Fridays & Saturdays – Formal Evening Concerts

7:30 pm at Harrigan Centennial Hall – Pre-concert lecture and interview with an artist begins at 6:45.

**Please note: Evening Concerts for the last week are on Thursday and Friday, June 27-28 (Not Friday-Saturday like previous weeks)

Special Events

Saturday, June 8 – A 3-hr Brunch cruise with Allen Marine Tours including a live musical performance
Sunday, June 9 – Free family concert at the Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi
Sunday, June 16 – Crab feed (no music, but it’s a popular community event – outdoor picnic of crab and all the fixings; a fundraiser for our organization)
Sunday, June 23 – A 3-hour dinner cruise with Allen Marine Tours in Sitka Sound including a live musical performance
Sunday, June 30 – Brunch in a private home with concert
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It takes a city to put on this festival, and we’d love your help! From ushering to set-up and clean-up for our big events, your time is appreciated.

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