https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABJ7-XaxStI The Matt Herskowitz Trio will return to Alaska in September to perform at the 2017 Autumn Classics in Anchorage. On September 15th, the trio will perform "Suite for Cello and Jazz Trio," written by French jazz legend Claude Bolling, alongside SSMF Artistic Director and cellist Zuill Bailey, as well as a piece by [...]
After his tremendous Alaska debut at the 2017 Sitka Summer Music Festival, violinist and rising star Nikita Borisevich has been invited back to Alaska by SSMF Artistic Director Zuill Bailey for the 2017 Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage. Nikita will perform works by Bach and Arensky with violist Martin Sher, and cellists Zuill Bailey [...]
Pianist Navah Perlman will kick off this year's Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage on September 8th at 7:30pm in the UAA Recital Hall with a special concert outlining her journey through music and through life. This multidimensional program, entitled "A Musical Memoir," will feature storytelling and media, as well as musical selections by Scarlatti, Schumann, Prokofiev, Beethoven, [...]
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 [...]
We had such a wonderful time with the cellists of the 2017 Sitka International Cello Seminar! For more information on these talented young artists, follow this link.
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, [...]
We welcome young cellists from around the world to Sitka for the 2017 Sitka Cello Seminar. Here are this year's participants! Isa AlNajem was born in Bahrain in 1994, and was initially taught by his father the oud - a traditional Middle-Eastern instrument - which was intended to be his primary instrument. With professional training on the [...]
Join us for very special event featuring violinist Kurt Nikkanen, cellist Zuill Bailey, and pianist Natasha Paremski on Tuesday, June 6, at Williwaw in downtown Anchorage. Performance includes Chopin Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54 and Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50. There will be a brief live auction of exciting [...]
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 on replacing the roof, another big step in preserving this wonderful building for decades to come.
The 2017 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics series and Alaska Tour were a great success, bringing over 1,100 Alaskans together between Anchorage, Talkeetna, and Bristol Bay. As early as February 4th Natasha Paremski, pianist, and Wendy Sutter, cellist, were en route to Naknek, Dillingham, and Aleknagik for community performances and classical music education events with local [...]