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Program for Autumn Classics Posted

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

The program for the Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage has been set! Jump over to the Anchorage page to see details of what is scheduled so far. We'll keep updating the schedule as we [...]

Stevenson Hall Plans Revealed

June 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Over the past few months we’ve been working with NorthWind Architects on schematic drawings for the remodel of Stevenson Hall, the “mother ship” of the Sitka Summer Music Festival. We’re excited to share our ideas [...]

For more than 40 years the Sitka Summer Music Festival has been bringing world-class musicians to perform chamber music in Sitka and across Alaska.

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Sitka Summer Music Festival

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Sitka Summer Music Festival

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Sitka Summer Music Festival

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Mark your calendars for next year’s Festival June 6 – July 2, 2017.

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Anchorage Concert Series

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Anchorage Concert Series

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Anchorage Concert Series

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The Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics run September 9 – 18 with great progrtams each werekend. Click above to see the schedule!

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Across Alaska

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Across Alaska

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We had a great time in North Slope. Click above to see the pictures!

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Pictures from the 2016 International Cello Seminar

These great shots come to us from Clark James Mishler Photography.

Program for Autumn Classics Posted

The program for the Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage has been set! Jump over to the [...]

Stevenson Hall Plans Revealed

Over the past few months we’ve been working with NorthWind Architects on schematic drawings for the remodel [...]

Scenes from Week 4 SSMF 2016

Our final week of the Festival brought violinist Terence Tam, violist Martin Sher, cellist Zuill Bailey, pianist Natasha Paremski, pianist [...]

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Stevenson Hall Renovation

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Stevenson Hall Plans Revealed

Over the past few months we’ve been working with NorthWind Architects on schematic drawings for the remodel of Stevenson Hall, the “mother ship” of the Sitka Summer Music Festival. We’re […]

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Sitka International Cello Seminar

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Pictures from the 2016 International Cello Seminar

These great shots come to us from Clark James Mishler Photography.

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Your generous support makes it possible for the Festival to connect Alaskans with great artists and bring amazing music to rural and urban areas of the state.

Youth are mentored each summer through lectures, private lessons and master classes. Guest musicians make frequent visits to Alaska school music programs, youth orchestras and preschools.

Immersion Courses bring talented emerging cellists from around the world to hone their skills.

Students from preschool through master-level music programs are the focus of the Festival’s education outreach efforts.

People have access to Festival Musicians from concert halls to nursing homes, from parks to shelters. People feel connected through the experience and energy of the music.

You make this happen with your generous gift. Keep the music flowing. Contribute now!

What makes the Festival complete is you – your presence, your interest, your passion. The Sitka Summer Music Festival flourishes and returns year after year because of YOUR ongoing support, and we deeply appreciate your donation.

If you would like to make a donation to our annual campaign, you may:

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The 2016 Sitka International Cello Seminar students partnered with our local transit system and local filmmaker Ellen Frankenstein to produce this fun promo!
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Cellos, an owl and a bus in celebration of public transportation Thanks to Sitka International Cello Seminar. Sitka Summer Music Festival The Raptor Center see…

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Autumn Classics in Anchorage

September 9, 2016, 7:30pm

UAA Fine Arts Building

Join the Sitka Summer Music Festival as we present the Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage. Sept 9-11: violinist Kurt Nikkanen, violist Scott Rawls, and cellist Zuill Bailey perform the complete Beethoven string trios and the Goldberg Variations for string trio Sept 16-18: violinist Gil Morgenstern, cellist Zuill Bailey, and pianist Piers Lane perform solos, duos, trios, and the Alaskan premiere of Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin's "Three Dancers," based on the striking Picasso painting of the same name. Don't miss a note! Tickets now available -- save up to 15% when you buy a full subscription.

Autumn Classics in Anchorage

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Autumn Classics in Anchorage

September 9, 2016, 7:30pm

Anchorage, AK, United States

Join the Sitka Summer Music Festival as we present Alaska Airline's Autumn Classics. We welcome violist Scott Rawls, violinist Kurt Nikkanen, cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Piers Lane for two special weeks of concerts and performances featuring the complete Beethoven string trios, the Goldberg Variations for string trio, and the Alaskan premiere of Austrailian composer's "Three Dancers," based on the striking Degas painting.

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Goodbye #sitkacelloseminar. 2016 was an incredible year-we miss you and your music already! Thank you for spending part of your summer with us in Sitka! ... See MoreSee Less

Goodbye #sitkacelloseminar. 2016 was an incredible year-we miss you and your music already! Thank you for spending part of your summer with us in Sitka!

An exciting presentation from instructor Pedro de Alcantara unlike anything we're seen before. #sitkacelloseminar ... See MoreSee Less

An exciting presentation from instructor Pedro de Alcantara unlike anything were seen before. #sitkacelloseminar

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