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2018 Summer Festival Artists Announced

December 6th, 2017|1 Comment

The guest artists for our 2018 Summer Festival have been announced! June 5-10 | Cecily Ward, violin; Tom Stone, violin/viola; Andrew Smith, cello; Zuill Bailey, cello; Alfredo Oyaguez, piano; Natasha Paremski, piano June 12-17 | Trio [...]

2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Join us for the 2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage, February 9-11 in the UAA Recital Hall. Pianist Piers Lane returns to Alaska, along with rising stars (and sisters!) Madalyn Parnas (violin) and Cicely Parnas (cello), [...]

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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Sitka Summer Music Festival

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The 2018 Festival will be held June 5 – July 1.

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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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The 2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage will be held Feb 9-11. Click here to learn more.

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Across Alaska

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Across Alaska

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February 2018: Bethel, Kwethluk, & Mekoryuk. Click above to learn more about our touring.

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2018 Summer Festival Artists Announced

The guest artists for our 2018 Summer Festival have been announced! June 5-10 | Cecily Ward, violin; Tom [...]

2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage

Join us for the 2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage, February 9-11 in the UAA Recital Hall. Pianist [...]

2018 Sitka Cello Seminar

"Sitka was nothing short of transformative for me as a cellist and a human being." Hannah Moses, 2015 [...]

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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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2018 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 […]

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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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The Sitka Sumer Music Festival would like to thank our 2018 Alaska AirlinesWinter Classics sponsors: Aspen Suites Hotel Anchorage, Alaska State Council on the Arts, GCI, National Endowment for the Arts,
Spenard Roadhouse, Avis Alaska, and the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra. And to the UAA Department of Music for their continued partnership!
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The Sitka Sumer Music Festival would like to thank our 2018 Alaska AirlinesWinter Classics sponsors: Aspen Suites Hotel Anchorage, Alaska State Council on the Arts, GCI, National Endowment for the Arts,
Spenard Roadhouse, Avis Alaska, and the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra. And to the UAA Department of Music for their continued partnership!

What a wonderful weekend of music and friends at the 2018 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics in Anchorage! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the three concerts at the UAA Recital Hall and our free lunchtime performance at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. We're grateful for your support of our organization and classical music in Alaska! ... See MoreSee Less

What a wonderful weekend of music and friends at the 2018 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics in Anchorage! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the three concerts at the UAA Recital Hall and our free lunchtime performance at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. Were grateful for your support of our organization and classical music in Alaska!

Our thanks go out to the communities of Bethel, Kwethluk and Mekoryuk for warmly welcoming Zuill Bailey and Piers Lane last week. Our winter tour would not have been possible without the generous support of ConocoPhillips, Alaska State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and Ravn Alaska. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

Our thanks go out to the communities of Bethel, Kwethluk and Mekoryuk for warmly welcoming Zuill Bailey and Piers Lane last week.  Our winter tour would not have been possible without the generous support of ConocoPhillips, Alaska State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and Ravn Alaska.  Thank you!

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Tickets are still available at the door!Another one of a kind Concert this afternoon for the final performance of the 2018 Alaska Winter Classics featuring Madalyn and Cicely Parnas and Pianist Piers Lane. The UAA Recital Hall is the place to be at 4:00 p.m. In Anchorage, Alaska. ... See MoreSee Less

Tickets are still available at the door!

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{Sound On} Kids in Mekoryuk got to experience an impromptu cello concert from Grammy Award winner Zuill Bailey — and got a closer view of his artistry than you would in any concert hall. What a beautiful experience this has been for our Frontiers crew!
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