SAVE THE DATES!      33rd ANNUAL FESTIVAL  May 3-18 2019



Vintage Music, Vintage Cellos … and Zuill!!

7 pm


General $45 Senior $40 Student w/ID $20


Zuill Bailey

A frequent and popular visitor to Juneau, Zuill Bailey is director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival and has an active career as a distinguished soloist, recitalist, and teacher. Considered among the premiere cellists in the world, Bailey’s rare combination of celebrated artistry, technical wizardry and engaging personality has made him one of the most sought after and active cellists today.




Dr. Melissa Kraut

Head of the cello department at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Dr. Melissa Kraut is an active performer throughout the U.S. and Europe and recognized as one of the leading pedagogues of her generation. She has trained and developed some of the outstanding young musicians of today.







Cicely Parnas

Considered among the country’s fastest-rising young cellists, Cicely Parnas is hailed for her “velvety sound, articulate passagework and keen imagination” with “an artistry that cannot be taught; the musician simply owns it.”









Jared Blajian

Jared Blajian, a student of Dr. Kraut, who is fast establishing himself as an “artist of integrity and skill with a strong commitment for communicating passion and joy through music.”