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Sitka Summer Music Festival comes to a close this weekend

sitkaZuill Bailey, artistic director for the Sitka Summer Music Festival and violist Martin Sher joined us in the studio. Sher will be performing in several festival concerts this week. Downloadable audio.

Nikkanen, Rawls share ‘journey’ with Goldberg Variations

Nikkanen_RawlsViolinist Kurt Nikkanen and violist Scott Rawls will join Sitka Summer Music Festival Artistic Director Zuill Bailey this afternoon to perform Bach's Goldberg Variations as a string trio (12:30 PM Thu Jun 18, Harrigan Centennial Hall, free). Despite the contemplative nature of the piece, the pair describe it as a 'journey' in performance. Visit the Sitka Summer Music Festival online for a complete concert schedule and ticket information. Downloadable audio.

Paremski: Piano, performance gives ‘incredible rush’

natasha paremski-1Natasha Paremski started playing piano when she was 3. A year later, she began lessons. She played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at age 15 and recorded her first CD the same year. Between now and July 6, she'll play for you, at the Sitka Summer Music Festival.