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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 [...]

Cello Seminar and Cellobration

July 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The Cello Seminar is now entering it's biggest and best season yet, featuring MORE students and MORE time in Sitka, which means MORE performances for the public to enjoy. The Cello Seminar will have its big performance [...]

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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Thanks for another fantastic Festival season! Make 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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Click above for more information about our time in Anchorage.

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Across Alaska

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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!

Latest Posts

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 3 SSMF 2016

Our third week of the Festival brought wonderful artists Doris Stevenson, Jeffrey Solow and Awadagin Pratt alongside Martin [...]

Scenes from Week 1 SSMF 2016

Our first week of the Festival brought unforgettable performances from Cypress String Quartet, violist Christian Colberg and cellist [...]

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 Cello Seminar

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2016 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 […]

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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:

  1. Go to our secure online donation page by clicking the button below.
  2. Call (907) 747-6774 to make a credit card donation over the phone.
  3. Send a check to:  Sitka Summer Music Festival, PO Box 3333, Sitka AK 99835
  4. Send an email and our director will call you to take your donation over the phone.
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Media

Scenes from Week 3 SSMF 2016

Scenes from Week 1 SSMF 2016

Scenes from Week 4 SSMF 2016

Scenes from Week 2 SSMF 2016

Wine and Music with Friends

Arts on the Edge

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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

Don't miss tonight's open demonstration! Free; donations appreciated ... See MoreSee Less

Dont miss tonights open demonstration! Free; donations appreciated

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Concert Demonstration with Pedro de Alcantara

July 23, 2016, 7:00pm

Sitka Summer Music Festival

We're thrilled to have Pedro de Alcantara for the last leg of the 2016 Sitka Cello Seminar present his latest cd, "Orfeo," with us at Stevenson Hall. pedrodealcantara.com This event is free; donations appreciated.

Concert Demonstration with Pedro de Alcantara

Learning to improvise, project and vocalize in this wonderful safe space as young cellists with #sitkacelloseminar ... See MoreSee Less


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