Sarah Kapustin: The role of childhood in a musical career
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Sarah Kapustin performing with the Festival Orchestra at the University of Indiana.
Sitka Summer Music Festival violinist Sarah Kapustin is in her fourth season. Visiting from the Netherlands, Kapustin says her career in music began as a young child, listening to her mother sing and play the piano. Early childhood, she says, is where musicians are made. Kapustin will perform this weekend and next at the Sitka Summer Music Festival.
She spoke with KCAW’s Holly Keen.
Annette Blankenship and Megan Pasternak of the Ocean Wave Quilters Guild talk about this year's quilt auction (3-3-15). This annual silent and outcry mini quilt auction supports college scholarships for Sitka students. So far, 20 miniature quilts and 5 large quilt tops are expected to be auctioned. Downloadable audio.
The Alaska Board of Fisheries closed some waters near Angoon to purse seining in order to improve subsistence harvests, in action over the weekend (3-1-15). They also shot down the use of unmanned aircraft to aid in salmon fishing. more