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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 [...]

2017 Summer Festival: Programs and Tickets

Join us this June for a celebration of Russian and American composers for the 2017 Sitka Summer Music Festival! Program details are now available, and tickets are on sale through our website. This summer we invite you to join us in a celebration of Russian and American composers. The Evening Concerts throughout June will showcase works [...]

Pictures from the 2016 International Cello Seminar

These great shots come to us from Clark James Mishler Photography.

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|Media, Events, 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|Events, Media, 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|Media, Events, Photos, Sitka Summer Music Festival|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) [...]

Scenes from SSMF Week 4 2015

Our final week brought us the Arianna Quartet and David Wiley. We finished the season with a Concert Brunch that no one will soon forget!

By | July 5th, 2015|Events, Media, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Photos|0 Comments

Imagine the Fantastic Four, with strings!

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.

By | June 25th, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments