Zuill Bailey, artistic director for the Sitka Summer Music Festival, and Melissa Kraut, master teacher at this summer’s Cello Seminar, joined us in the studio to discuss upcoming events. Downloadable audio
Performing solo for the Sitka Chamber of Commerce, Cellist Zuill Bailey is a musical force of nature. He believes in the importance of the arts in Alaska, and he makes his case on a 17th-century instrument.
Violinists Cecily Ward and violist Ethan Filner, founding members of the Cypress String Quartet, joined us in the studio with Zuill Bailey, artistic director for the Sitka Summer Music Festival. The Cypress String Quartet performs again Wednesday June 8, 6:30 p.m. at The Mean Queen. Downloadable audio
Zuill Bailey, the Artistic Director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival, was joined by Dr. Melissa Kraut, a co-founder of the Sitka Cello Seminar. In its second year, the seminar brings together promising cello students and instructors for 13 days of intensive cello study. Benjamin Francisco, one of the eight students participating in the seminar, talks about a day in the life and combining a love for the outdoors with music. Downloadable audio.