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2018 Summer Festival Artists Announced

The guest artists for our 2018 Summer Festival have been announced! June 5-10 | Cecily Ward, violin; Tom Stone, violin/viola; Andrew Smith, cello; Zuill Bailey, cello; Alfredo Oyaguez, piano; Natasha Paremski, piano June 12-17 | Trio Jinx (Ledah Finck, violin/viola/composition; Yoshiaki Horiguchi, double bass; Louna Dekker-Vargas, flutes); Cecily Ward, violin; Tom Stone, violin/viola; Andrew Smith, cello; Zuill Bailey, [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage

Join us for the 2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage, February 9-11 in the UAA Recital Hall. Pianist Piers Lane returns to Alaska, along with rising stars (and sisters!) Madalyn Parnas (violin) and Cicely Parnas (cello), pianist Eduard Zilberkant, and cellist Zuill Bailey. Tickets are on sale now through CenterTix Detailed programs are listed below. Other [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

2018 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 Phelps, 2014 & 2015 Seminar Click here to apply for the 2018 Sitka International Cello Seminar. The application deadline is February 15, 2018. Decisions will [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

June 6 Fundraiser in Anchorage

Join us for very special event featuring violinist Kurt Nikkanen, cellist Zuill Bailey, and pianist Natasha Paremski on Tuesday, June 6, at Williwaw in downtown Anchorage. Performance includes Chopin Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54 and Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50. There will be a brief live auction of exciting [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|News|1 Comment

Stevenson Hall Gets a New Roof

We continue to make progress in the restoration and renovation of Stevenson Hall, the building we own on the historic Sheldon Jackson campus in Sitka. Last week, we started work on replacing the roof, another big step in preserving this wonderful building for decades to come.

By | April 10th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Stevenson Hall Renovation|0 Comments

Highlights from the 2017 Winter Classics

The 2017 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics series and Alaska Tour were a great success, bringing over 1,100 Alaskans together between Anchorage, Talkeetna, and Bristol Bay. As early as February 4th Natasha Paremski, pianist, and Wendy Sutter, cellist, were en route to Naknek, Dillingham, and Aleknagik for community performances and classical music education events with local [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|News, Across Alaska, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Congratulations Zuill Bailey, 2017 Grammy Award Winner!

Congratulations are in order for Sitka Summer Music Festival's Artistic Director Zuill Bailey! Zuill was nominated and won a 2017 GRAMMY Award in the category for Best Classical Instrumental Solo. His nominated performance was for a live recording of "Tales of Hemingway," composed by Michael Daugherty as homage to the 20th century author and journalist. In [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

2017 Wine and Music With Friends

Please join us for our annual Wine & Music with Friends fundraiser on Saturday, March 4, at Harrigan Centennial Hall in Sitka. We promise to delight you an evening of elegance with a splash of whimsy. Born in Australian and now based in London, pianist Piers Lane is the Artistic Director of both the Sydney International [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Other, Events, Top Page Feature, News, Across Alaska|0 Comments

Stevenson Hall: 3-D tour

We love giving tours of Stevenson Hall in it's current state, so we can highlight the wonderful historical features and character of the building, and to discuss our plans for our future vision and remodel. But we know not everyone can stop by in person to take that tour. Many thanks to Anchorage photographer Glen [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Stevenson Hall Renovation|0 Comments

Happy New Year: Looking Ahead to 2017

Thanks to you, our cherished friends and supporters, for what has been an inspiring year. Your support and encouragement has allowed us to reach hundreds around the state of Alaska, by bringing over 60 chambers to life from Barrow to Eagle River to Sitka and in between; by hosting, mentoring and training next-generation musicians through [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Other|0 Comments