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Nikkanen, Rawls share ‘journey’ with Goldberg Variations

Listen to the interview with Kurt Nikkanen and Scott Rawls. You can also link to the KCAW story here.

By | June 18th, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Scenes from SSMF Week Two 2015

Our second week brought us jazz/classical fusion with the Matt Herskowitz Trio (pianist Matt Herskowitz, bassist Mat Fields, and drummer Matt Zebroski), plus pianist Natasha Paremski.

By | June 15th, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Media, Photos|0 Comments

Herskowtiz: Classical virtuoso with a jazz twist

Listen to an interview with Matt Herskowitz. You can link to the file on KCAW here.

By | June 11th, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Pictures from the first week of the 2015 Festival

We are off to a great start of the 2015 Sitka Summer Music Festival. Here are some photos from our first week. with oboist Thom Moore, duo parnas (violinist Madalyn Parnas and cellist Cicely Parnas), violist Martin Sher, and pianist Navah Perlman All photos by Christine Davenport.

By | June 8th, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Media, Photos|0 Comments

“Sound your A!” Thom Moore brings oboe to SSMF

Listen to the interview with oboist Thom Moore and Artistic Director Zuill Bailey.     You can also link to the KCAW story here.

By | June 4th, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Opening interview with Zuill Bailey and Kayla Boetcher for 2015

Here's the first Festival interview on our local radio station. Zuill and Kayla talk about some of the highlights of the upcoming festival. You can also link to the file on KCAW here.

By | June 2nd, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

2015’s 100 for 100 event

[huge_it_gallery id="3"]The Sitka Summer Music Festival continued its tradition of hosting a "pre-festival" fundraising warm up in Anchorage with Zuill Bailey and "duo parnas" on Saturday, May 30th. With only one hundred $100 event tickets for sale, the concert, held at one of  Anchorage's most unique art galleries - Blue Hollomon - provided attendees with [...]

By | May 30th, 2015|Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series, Photos|0 Comments

Lara Downes interviews Zuill Bailey in The Green Room

Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of classical musicians - a show about the people behind the music. Cellist Zuill Bailey joins Lara in The Green Room for an emotionally raw, profoundly real conversation about [...]

By | May 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Lara Downes in Concert 2015

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By | May 5th, 2015|Media, Photos|0 Comments

Lara Downes Concert and Fundraiser Huge Success

On April 25, Centennial Hall was transformed from an all-purpose auditorium to an intimate jazz club. An elegant dinner was served, folks perused the silent auction, and an exciting live auction occurred. And — of course — we had gorgeous music. All that and more at the Festival’s fundraiser “But Beautiful: Billie Holiday Remembered.” Pianist [...]

By | May 5th, 2015|Events, News, Across Alaska|1 Comment