Listen to the interview with John McGrosso, Julia Sakharova, Kurt Baldwin, and Joanna Mendoza of the Arianna String Quartet. You can also link to the KCAW story here.
Our third week of the Festival brought unforgettable performances from two powerful pianists, as well as some exciting collaborations between old friends.
Listen to the interview with Kurt Nikkanen and Scott Rawls. You can also link to the KCAW story here.
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 [...]
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 [...]