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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

Scenes from SSMF Week Three 2015

Our third week of the Festival brought unforgettable performances from two powerful pianists, as well as some exciting collaborations between old friends.  

By | June 21st, 2015|Events, Media, News, Photos, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Nikkanen, Rawls share ‘journey’ with Goldberg Variations

Listen to the interview with Kurt Nikkanen and Scott Rawls. You can also link to the KCAW story here.

By | June 18th, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Cello Seminar and Cellobration a huge success!

The 2016 International Cello Seminar entered 2016 as  it's biggest and best season yet, featuring MORE students and MORE time in Sitka, which meant MORE performances for the public to enjoy. The Cello Seminar had its big performance "Cellobration" on Tuesday, July 19th at 7:30pm in Odess Theater at Allen Hall. The performance included cello solos, small ensembles and [...]

By | July 1st, 2016|News, Top Page Feature, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

Meet the Students

We welcome young cellists from around the world to Sitka for the 2016 Sitka Cello Seminar. Here are this year's participants! Isa Al Najem was born in Bahrain in 1994 and was initially taught by his father the oud, which is a traditional Middle-Eastern instrument that is similar to the lute, which was intended to be his primary [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|News, Summer Cello Seminar, Top Page Feature|2 Comments

Scenes from SSMF Week Two 2015

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.

By | June 15th, 2015|Events, Media, News, Photos, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Herskowtiz: Classical virtuoso with a jazz twist

Listen to an interview with Matt Herskowitz. You can link to the file on KCAW here.

By | June 11th, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Pictures from the first week of the 2015 Festival

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.

By | June 8th, 2015|Events, Media, News, Photos, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

“Sound your A!” Thom Moore brings oboe to SSMF

Listen to the interview with oboist Thom Moore and Artistic Director Zuill Bailey.     You can also link to the KCAW story here.

By | June 4th, 2015|Events, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments

Opening interview with Zuill Bailey and Kayla Boetcher for 2015

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.

By | June 2nd, 2015|News, Events, Sitka Summer Music Festival|0 Comments