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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|Anchorage Concert Series, News, Other|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|Anchorage Concert Series, News, Other|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|Media, News, Photos, Programs, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

2017 Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics: Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics! We have a stellar lineup for you all, including pianists Navah Perlman, Natasha Paremski, and Susan Reed, the Matt Herskowitz Trio, violinist Nikita Borisevich, and violist Martin Sher. You will also have the opportunity to hear SSMF Artistic Director Zuill Bailey (cello) perform [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|News, Anchorage Concert Series, Top Page Feature|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|News, Summer Cello Seminar, Top Page Feature|0 Comments

Meet the 2017 Seminar Students

We welcome young cellists from around the world to Sitka for the 2017 Sitka Cello Seminar. Here are this year's participants! Isa AlNajem was born in Bahrain in 1994, and was initially taught by his father the oud - a traditional Middle-Eastern instrument - which was intended to be his primary instrument. With professional training on the [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|News, Summer Cello Seminar, Top Page Feature|1 Comment

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 [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|News|1 Comment

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 [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|News, Other, Top Page Feature|0 Comments

Stevenson Hall Gets a New Roof

We continue to make progress in the restoration and renovation of Stevenson Hall, the building we own on the historic Sheldon Jackson campus in Sitka. Last week, we started work on replacing the roof, another big step in preserving this wonderful building for decades to come.

By | April 10th, 2017|News, Stevenson Hall Renovation, Top Page Feature|0 Comments