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Week 3 Schedule 2018

June 19-24 at the Sitka Summer Music Festival We have an entirely new set of artists to share their talents with you at the Festival this week, with even more personal connections! You'll recognize several familiar faces from recent years such as Yuliya Gorenman (piano), Martin Sher (viola), Christian Colberg (viola), and Cicely Parnas [...]

Babies and Books Special Event

This Saturday at 10:30am at the Sitka Public Library, Trio Jinx will be working with the Sitka Babies and Books program to provide a fun, engaging concert for children ages 0-4. ​Founded in 1991, Sitka Babies and Books encourages Sitka children to become lifelong readers by providing books and programs for children. [...]

Week 2 Schedule 2018

June 12-17 at the Sitka Summer Music Festival This week Alfredo Oyaguez (piano), Andrew Smith (cello), Tom Stone (violin/viola), Cecily Ward (violin), Doris Stevenson (piano), and Zuill Baily (cello) continue to share their talents with us, and are joined by Trio Jinx. This unique classically-based trio consists of Louna Dekker-Vargas (flutes), Ledah Finck (violin/viola/composition), and Yoshiaki Horiguchi (double bass) and [...]

Meet the 2018 Seminar Students

We welcome young cellists from around the world to Sitka for the 2018 Sitka Cello Seminar. Here are this year's participants! Born in Oakland, California, William Cayanan is a cellist and composer and has recently completed a Bachelor of Music degree in cello performance with a minor in composition from the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with [...]

Hermit Thrush Special Presentation

Hermit Thrush - photo by Mike Mammoser Every week here at the Sitka Summer Music Festival Susan Reed hosts a brief discussion about the programs for the upcoming week, and introduces you to some of our guest artists. The June 12th discussion will feature a special collaboration with Sitka Sound Science Center’s Scientist-in-Residence, ornithologist [...]

Week 1 Schedule 2018

This Week at the Sitka Summer Music Festival Join us this week as we kick off our summer season in Sitka! This week we welcome dynamic duo Alfredo Oyaguez (piano) and Andrew Smith (cello) to lend a bit of Spanish flare to first half of the summer festival. We also welcome Tom Stone (violin/viola) [...]

2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage

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), pianist Eduard Zilberkant, and cellist Zuill Bailey. Tickets are on sale now through CenterTix Detailed programs are listed below. Other [...]

By |2017-12-06T13:16:57+00:00December 6th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

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 Phelps, 2014 & 2015 Seminar Click here to apply for the 2018 Sitka International Cello Seminar. The application deadline is February 15, 2018. Decisions will [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:41+00:00October 12th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

2017 Festival Highlights

The 2017 Sitka Summer Music Festival was one to remember! We’re delighted to report that nearly 2,700 people attended our Festival events this year. Furthermore, thanks to the support of our wonderful patrons and sponsors, we were able to offer free/reduced rate concert tickets for music students, seniors, active members of the military, and Sitka Fine [...]

2017 Seminar Concerts & Events

Tuesday, July 11th at 6:30pm - Cafe Concert at Mean Queen - A free 1-hr concert Wednesday, July 12th at 5:30pm - Cafe Concert at Rios - A free 1-hr concert Friday, July 14th at 12:30pm - Pop-up Concert at Sitka Public Library - a free 1/2 hour concert Tuesday, July 18th at 6:30pm - Cafe Concert at Mean Queen - A free 1-hr concert Wednesday, [...]

By |2017-07-05T15:57:21+00:00July 5th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments