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.
Listen to an interview with Matt Herskowitz. You can link to the file on KCAW here.
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.
Listen to the interview with oboist Thom Moore and Artistic Director Zuill Bailey. You can also link to the KCAW story here.
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.
[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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
This is a very special performance of duo parnas and Zuill Bailey at the blue.holloman gallery in Anchorage Alaska. duo parnas is the stunning collaboration of supremely musical sisters, violinist Madalyn Parnas and cellist Cicely Parnas. Their profound artistry speaks of their life-long partnership and performance career. Zuill Bailey is widely considered one of the premiere cellists in [...]