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2017 Winter Classics: Tickets on Sale Now!

Our 2017 calendar is beginning to look quite robust! We hope you can join us for some exciting events around Anchorage. Mark your calendars and reserve your seats: the Winter Classics are scheduled February 10-12, 2017 at the University of Alaska Anchorage Recital Hall. Featuring violinist Paul Rosenthal; cellist Wendy Sutter of the New York Philharmonic; cellist [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Anchorage Concert Series, News|0 Comments

Your year-end gift to support Alaska’s rich and diverse soundscape.

Imagine Alaska's rich and diverse landscape... miles of frozen tundra, barren to the eye but rich and full of life behind closed doors... A landscape as flat as the eye can see, spotted with machinery and humming with industry... Steep mountains that rise out of the water, teeming with thick brush, trees, and life... [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Top Page Feature|0 Comments

2017 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 2017 Sitka International Cello Seminar. The application deadline is February 15, 2017. The Seminar [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|News, Top Page Feature, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

Program for 2016 Autumn Classics Posted

The program for the Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage has been set! Jump over to the Anchorage page to see details of what is scheduled so far. We'll keep updating the schedule as we get more details on special programs and outreach.

By | August 8th, 2016|Anchorage Concert Series, News|0 Comments

Stevenson Hall Plans Revealed

Over the past few months we’ve been working with NorthWind Architects on schematic drawings for the remodel of Stevenson Hall, the “mother ship” of the Sitka Summer Music Festival. We’re excited to share our ideas with you, which include a slight expansion on the back of the building, giving us a little more elbow room [...]

By | June 30th, 2016|News, Stevenson Hall Renovation, Top Page Feature|2 Comments

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) [...]