We are excited to bring a varied and exciting series of great performances of dance, music, theater, great speakers, and more. See you at the shows!
Nicholas King, Piano
Saturday April 4, 2014, Sitka Performing Arts Center, 7pm
“One of the best young musicians in the country” – National Public Radio
Nicholas King, North America’s newest young and upcoming pianist has won several distinguished competitions, including the Glenn Gould School’s Concerto Competition, Jury’s Choice Award at the American Paderewski Competition, the Jack Kent Cooke Award, the Music Teachers Association of California Scholarship Competition, and the Young Musicians Foundation Chamber Music Competition, which resulted in his performance of the Brahms Trio No. 2 in a Los Angeles citywide concert series. He has made his debut in Canada with the Royal Conservatory of Music Orchestra in the newly opened Koerner Music Hall in February 2010 and his debut in the United States in the Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Southeast Symphony Orchestra in July of 2010. He was invited to perform in Carnegie Hall in May of 2012. For more information visit his website here.
Nicholas King Residency Schedule:
Thursday March 27 – Toddler Story Time at Kettleson Memorial Library, 10:30am (free and open to the public)
Thursday March 27 – Piano Masterclass at the Sitka Performing Arts Center, 7pm (free and open to the public)
Friday March 28 – Assembly for Baranof Elementary Students at the Sitka Performing Arts Center, 9:00am
Friday March 28 – Performance at Sitka Community Hospital, 3pm
Sunday March 30 – Presentation at Kettleson Memorial Library, 5pm (free and open to the public)
Monday March 31 – Presentation for 3 to 5 preschool and Wooch.een Yei Jigaxhtoonei Preschool, 10am
Tuesday April 1 – Performance at the Pioneer’s Home, 1pm
Wednesday April 2 – Assembly for Keet Gooshi Heen Students at the Sitka Performing Arts Center, 1:45pm
Friday April 4 – Concert featuring works by Liszt and Ravel at the Sitka Performing Arts Center, 7pm (Tickets $20 general/$15 students and seniors. Available at Old Harbor Books or at the door)