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2016 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 Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2016 Sitka Cello Seminar. Applications are currently being processed. Seminar participants will be [...]

By | December 9th, 2015|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

Photo Album – The First 40 Years

This is by no means a comprehensive a album, but we have a treasure trove of old photos, and we scanned a few that caught our eye. Here they are, in no particular order.

By | July 30th, 2015|News, Media, Photos|0 Comments

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, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Media, 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

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, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Media, Photos|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

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, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Media, Photos|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, News, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Media, Photos|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