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2018 Summer Festival Artists Announced

The guest artists for our 2018 Summer Festival have been announced! June 5-10 | Cecily Ward, violin; Tom Stone, violin/viola; Andrew Smith, cello; Zuill Bailey, cello; Alfredo Oyaguez, piano; Natasha Paremski, piano June 12-17 | Trio Jinx (Ledah Finck, violin/viola/composition; Yoshiaki Horiguchi, double bass; Louna Dekker-Vargas, flutes); Cecily Ward, violin; Tom Stone, violin/viola; Andrew Smith, cello; Zuill Bailey, [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage

Join us for the 2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage, February 9-11 in the UAA Recital Hall. Pianist Piers Lane returns to Alaska, along with rising stars (and sisters!) Madalyn Parnas (violin) and Cicely Parnas (cello), pianist Eduard Zilberkant, and cellist Zuill Bailey. Tickets are on sale now through CenterTix Detailed programs are listed below. Other [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

2018 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 2018 Sitka International Cello Seminar. The application deadline is February 15, 2018. Decisions will [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

Grammy Celebration Concert – 9/17/17 in Anchorage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O27vOwKEjEE On September 17th at 4pm in the UAA Recital Hall, SSMF Artistic Director and cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Susan Reed will perform Michael Daugherty's four movement piece, "Tales of Hemingway," which won the Grammy for classical instrumental solo, classical compendium and contemporary classical composition. Tickets are available by phone at (907) 263-2787, or [...]

By | August 27th, 2017|Other, Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Matt Herskowitz Trio to perform at the 2017 Autumn Classics in Anchorage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABJ7-XaxStI The Matt Herskowitz Trio will return to Alaska in September to perform at the 2017 Autumn Classics in Anchorage. On September 15th, the trio will perform "Suite for Cello and Jazz Trio," written by French jazz legend Claude Bolling, alongside SSMF Artistic Director and cellist Zuill Bailey, as well as a piece by [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Other, Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Rising star Nikita Borisevich to perform at 2017 Autumn Classics

After his tremendous Alaska debut at the 2017 Sitka Summer Music Festival, violinist and rising star Nikita Borisevich has been invited back to Alaska by SSMF Artistic Director Zuill Bailey for the 2017 Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage. Nikita will perform works by Bach and Arensky with violist Martin Sher, and cellists Zuill Bailey [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Other, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Pianist Navah Perlman to kick off 2017 Autumn Classics in Anchorage

Pianist Navah Perlman will kick off this year's Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage on September 8th at 7:30pm in the UAA Recital Hall with a special concert outlining her journey through music and through life. This multidimensional program, entitled "A Musical Memoir," will feature storytelling and media, as well as musical selections by Scarlatti, Schumann, Prokofiev, Beethoven, [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Other, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

2017 Festival Highlights

The 2017 Sitka Summer Music Festival was one to remember! We’re delighted to report that nearly 2,700 people attended our Festival events this year. Furthermore, thanks to the support of our wonderful patrons and sponsors, we were able to offer free/reduced rate concert tickets for music students, seniors, active members of the military, and Sitka Fine [...]

Pictures from the 2017 Sitka International Cello Seminar

We had such a wonderful time with the cellists of the 2017 Sitka International Cello Seminar! For more information on these talented young artists, follow this link.

By | August 2nd, 2017|Programs, News, Summer Cello Seminar, Media, Photos|0 Comments

2017 Seminar Concerts & Events

Tuesday, July 11th at 6:30pm - Cafe Concert at Mean Queen - A free 1-hr concert Wednesday, July 12th at 5:30pm - Cafe Concert at Rios - A free 1-hr concert Friday, July 14th at 12:30pm - Pop-up Concert at Sitka Public Library - a free 1/2 hour concert Tuesday, July 18th at 6:30pm - Cafe Concert at Mean Queen - A free 1-hr concert Wednesday, [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments