Festival violinist finds inspiration in Sitka
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Gil Morgenstern. (KCAW photo/Erik Neumann)
Between salmon fishing, cruise ships and a little less rain… summer is officially here in Sitka. Another sign: The Sitka Summer Music Festival officially kicks off on Friday.
KCAW’s Erik Neumann caught up with violinist Gil Morgenstern, one of the musicians, to hear about his thoughts on music and his visit to Sitka so far.
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Learn more about the Sitka Summer Music Festival.
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