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2017 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 2017 Sitka International Cello Seminar. The application deadline is February 15, 2017. The Seminar [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|News, Top Page Feature, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

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 Lorraine Min for a fantastic conclusion to the festival .  Photos by Xtinepix and festival.

By | June 26th, 2016|Events, Media, Photos, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Scenes from Week 3 SSMF 2016

Our third week of the Festival brought wonderful artists Doris Stevenson, Jeffrey Solow and Awadagin Pratt alongside Martin Sher with Artistic Director Zuill Bailey. Photos by Xtinepix and festival.

By | June 18th, 2016|Media, Events, Photos, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Scenes from Week 2 SSMF 2016

Our second week of the Festival brought the concluding performances unforgettable performances from Cypress String Quartet, violist Christian Colberg and cellist Zuill Bailey. Photos by Xtinepix and festival.

By | June 11th, 2016|Events, Media, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Photos|0 Comments

Scenes from Week 1 SSMF 2016

Our first week of the Festival brought unforgettable performances from Cypress String Quartet, violist Christian Colberg and cellist Zuill Bailey. All photos by Xtinepix.

By | June 4th, 2016|Events, Media, Photos, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

The Cypress String Quartet to perform all 16 Beethoven Quartets

All 16 Beethoven String Quartets will be performed during the first two weeks of the 2016 Sitka Summer Music Festival. The Cypress String Quartet has been gearing up for this musical treat as a part of their farewell tour. According to a press release from the Quartet, "For the past several seasons, the Cypress String Quartet (CSQ) [...]

Highlights from the Winter Classics

The 2016 Winter Classics tour and concert series brought incredible concerts and educational opportunities to several Alaska communities the first week of February. Zuill traveled with two members of the Cypress String Quartet (violinist Cecily Ward and violist Ethan Filner) to the North Slope, performing for students and community members in Barrow and Alpine Oil Field. [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|Anchorage Concert Series, News, Other, Photos|0 Comments

Wine and Music with Friends

We were dazzled to have the Matt Herskowitz Trio back in Sitka last month for our annual "Wine and Music with Friends" fundraiser. Over a hundred guests joined us for a transformative evening of music in a Steampunk salon. Tickets included a delicious dinner catered by Beth Short-Rhodes and wine. An exciting live and silent auction, [...]

By | March 19th, 2016|Events, News, Other, Photos|0 Comments

A New Member joins the Family!

We welcome Shira Kahan to our team as our new (and first!) Promotions and Production Coordinator. A few things about Shira: Hometown: Washington, DC Favorite type of music (besides classical, of course) : Musical Theater Hidden Talent : Curing hiccups Musical instruments Shira has played in her lifetime (as an amateur) : violin, piano, ukulele Favorite/Least Favorite Hike [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|News, Other|2 Comments

Stevenson Hall on the Level

We've taken some exciting steps in the last 6 months to begin restoring Stevenson Hall, the home base we purchased last year on the Historic Sheldon Jackson Campus. This wonderful building has already served for four years as home for the Sitka guest artists and as our administrative building. To stabilize it, maximize the space for our mission, [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|News, Other, Stevenson Hall Renovation|0 Comments