Spanish pianist Alfredo Oyaguez Montero is grateful that his mother made him study piano as a child. He's joining the Sitka Summer Music Festival Fall Classics series as a guest artist. He'll be performing on a 100-year old Steinway at St. Peters-by-the-Sea at 5 p.m. Thursday, September 5.
Kayla Boettcher, the Executive Director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival, was joined by Artistic Director Zuill Bailey. Founded in 1972, SSMF is a month-long classical chamber music festival that begins today (06-02-15) and runs through Sunday, June 28. Downloadable audio.Read More
Stevenson Hall, as it appears in the Historic American Building Survey.[/caption]Kayla Boettcher, executive director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival, reports on her organization's receipt of a $260,000 grant from the Murdock Charitable Trust, which will allow for the purchase of the festival's headquarters at Stevenson Hall. The Murdock Trust, plus a number of individual funders, contributed a total of $530,000 in capital funding, some of which will be used toward repairs of the historic building.Downloadable audio.Read More