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For more than 40 years the Sitka Summer Music Festival has been bringing world-class musicians to perform chamber music in Sitka and across Alaska.

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Get Ready for Winter Classics!

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February 8 through 10 promises to be an exciting series when we welcome back festival favorites  Attacca Quartet. "THEY MAY BE A RELATIVELY YOUNG ENSEMBLE, BUT ALREADY THEY COME VERY CLOSE TO EPITOMIZING THE STRING [...]

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Sitka Summer Music Festival

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The 2019 Festival will be held June 4 – 30.

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Anchorage Concert Series

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Anchorage Concert Series

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Anchorage Concert Series

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Join us for the Winter Classics in Anchorage: Feb 8-10, 2019.

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Across Alaska

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Stevenson Hall Renovation

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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 […]

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Sitka International Cello Seminar

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Your generous support makes it possible for the Festival to connect Alaskans with great artists and bring amazing music to rural and urban areas of the state.

The “Donate” button to the right will take you directly to our secure on-line donation processor. We also greatly appreciate donations of air miles, Alaska Airlines Companion Fares, restaurant gift certificates in Sitka or Anchorage, and volunteer help for our events. Call or email us if you’d like to learn more.

The Sitka Summer Music Festival is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization, and all contributions are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Our Federal tax ID No is 92-0075160.

What makes the Festival complete is you – your presence, your interest, your passion. The Sitka Summer Music Festival flourishes and returns year after year because of YOUR ongoing support, and we deeply appreciate your donation.

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#TBT to Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska. SSMF Artistic Director Zuill Bailey tours the top of the world with Cypress String Quartets' Cecily Ward and Ethan Filner February 2016. Your gift to Sitka Summer Music Festival and Alaska Classics helps us continue to bring chamber music to life across the state. Please consider making a year-end gift today at bit.ly/2iXsvyz. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

#TBT to Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska. SSMF Artistic Director Zuill Bailey tours the top of the world with Cypress String Quartets Cecily Ward and Ethan Filner February 2016. Your gift to Sitka Summer Music Festival and Alaska Classics helps us continue to bring chamber music to life across the state.  Please consider making a year-end gift today at https://bit.ly/2iXsvyz.  Thank you!

The sixteen quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven are highly acclaimed. The String Quartets Nos. 1-6, Opus 18 are thought to demonstrate his total mastery of the classical string quartet as developed by Haydn and Mozart. The Sitka Summer Music Festival is pleased to present half of these famous string quartets during our Winter Classics in Anchorage February 8-10, 2019. We hope you can join us. Tickets are available now at CenterTix. ... See MoreSee Less

The sixteen quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven are highly acclaimed. The String Quartets Nos. 1-6, Opus 18 are thought to demonstrate his total mastery of the classical string quartet as developed by Haydn and Mozart. The Sitka Summer Music Festival is pleased to present half of these famous string quartets during our Winter Classics in Anchorage February 8-10, 2019.  We hope you can join us.  Tickets are available now at CenterTix.

Experience world-class chamber music with the Attacca Quartet during the Alaska Airlines Winter Classics, February 8-10, 2019. Celebrate Beethoven's string quartets during a special weekend of concerts at UAA: University of Alaska Anchorage. Tickets can be purchased now at CenterTix.
~with Zuill Bailey
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Experience world-class chamber music with the Attacca Quartet during the Alaska Airlines Winter Classics, February 8-10, 2019. Celebrate Beethovens string quartets during a special weekend of concerts at UAA: University of Alaska Anchorage.  Tickets can be purchased now at CenterTix.
~with Zuill Bailey

We are pleased to announce the Attacca Quartet will be the featured presenters at the 2019 Winter Classics.
The internationally acclaimed Attacca Quartet is one of the most dynamic ensembles of their generation. They were formed at the Juilliard School in 2003, made their professional debut in 2007 as part of the Artists International Winners Series in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, and have since served as the Juilliard Graduate Resident String Quartet, were selected as the Quartet in Residence by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and have toured extensively.
We hope you can join us February 8-10 in Anchorage for an exciting weekend of Beethoven's string quartets. Tickets are available at CenterTix.
... See MoreSee Less

We are pleased to announce the Attacca Quartet will be the featured presenters at the 2019 Winter Classics. 
The internationally acclaimed Attacca Quartet is one of the most dynamic ensembles of their generation. They were formed at the Juilliard School in 2003, made their professional debut in 2007 as part of the Artists International Winners Series in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, and have since served as the Juilliard Graduate Resident String Quartet, were selected as the Quartet in Residence by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and have toured extensively.  
We hope you can join us February 8-10 in Anchorage for an exciting weekend of Beethovens string quartets.  Tickets are available at CenterTix.

 

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Last February Zuill Bailey and Piers Lane travelled to Bethel, Kwethluk, and Mekoryuk, Alaska on our annual Winter Tour. Thanks again to ConocoPhillips, Alaska State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and Ravn Alaska for making this tour possible. Our 2019 Winter Tour will soon be announced!
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Last February Zuill Bailey and Piers Lane travelled to Bethel, Kwethluk, and Mekoryuk, Alaska on our annual Winter Tour. Thanks again to ConocoPhillips, Alaska State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and Ravn Alaska for making this tour possible.  Our 2019 Winter Tour will soon be announced!
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