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Keston MAX travel to London

Music Academy Goes Global The Academy is sending alums to London this week to perform with the London Symphony Orchestra in Keston MAX (Music Academy

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Chamber Nights

Chamber Nights Five intimate and casual evening concerts in Lehmann Hall are new to the Summer Festival schedule. Each event stars the fellows in a

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Compeer Fellow Portal

2022 COMPEER PROGRAM More than just a Festival, the Academy forms genuine friendships between audiences and performers & deepened the community’s appreciation for music For

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Director of Revenue Generation

Title: Director of Revenue Generation Department: Marketing and Communications Location: Santa Barbara, CA Status: Full-time, Exempt   Position Summary:   The Music Academy is inviting

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Fellow Planning Calendar

Click on an event to view more information. Use the filters to only view events from one category. ** Event descriptions are coming soon! **

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Schedule a Tour

Interested in Renting Our Venues for Your Event? We have many beautiful venues across our gorgeous Music Academy campus.  Fill out the form below to

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2022 Summer Festival Announcement

The Music Academy of the West announces its 75th Anniversary Summer Festival Metropolitan Opera star and alumna Isabel Leonard will return for a Signature Benefit

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Health & Safety Information

ELECTRONIC TICKETS All tickets will be delivered electronically by email. Electronic or print at home tickets should be displayed upon entry on mobile phones or

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Solo Piano Masterclass Series

The Heart of the Music Academy Experience More than 70 masterclasses for all orchestral instruments, solo piano, collaborative piano, and voice. Public masterclasses have been

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Academy Festival Orchestra Series

Academy Festival Orchestra Series Featuring the Academy Festival Orchestra led by master conductors Hannu Lintu, Speranza Scappucci & Stéphane Denève at the historic Granada Theatre

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Picnic Concert Series

Picnic Concert Series Enjoy our Gorgeous Academy Gardens & Incredible Concerts This series encompasses the most fellow-driven range of music. Fellows select their own works

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Showcase Series

Showcase Series Hear and Watch our Showcase Performances Each concert in this new series takes the audience down a different path – experience the virtuosity

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x2 Series

x2 Concert Series Featuring our Academy artists paired with the brilliant 2022 fellows What’s Included in this Series View Latest Health and Safety Guidelines

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Mosher Guest Artists Concert Series

Mosher Guest Artists Concert Series See Sō Percussion, Susanna Phillips, Jessie Montgomery, John Churchwell & our talented Academy Fellows in concert! What’s Included in this

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Lehrer Vocal Institute Series

Lehrer Vocal Institute Series Choose the matinee opera or the evening opera The Music Academy introduces the LEHRER VOCAL INSTITUTE, thanks to a significant gift

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Vocal Masterclass Series

The Heart of the Music Academy Experience More than 70 masterclasses for all orchestral instruments, solo piano, collaborative piano, and voice. Public masterclasses have been

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Solo Piano Competition

Solo Piano Competition The winner will receive the opportunity to present a commissioned world premiere in recital at Hahn Hall. Music Academy competitions provide feedback

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Duo Competition

Duo Competition The winners will receive the opportunity to present a commissioned world premiere in recital at Hahn Hall. Music Academy competitions provide feedback from

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Fast Pitch Competition

Fast Pitch Competition Future entreprenuers compete by pitching their most innovative ideas. The Fast Pitch Awards are an opportunity to develop and share ideas that

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Picnic Concert Series: 5

Encompassing the most fellow-driven range of music Fellows select their own works for the program, put together their ensembles, and share with you their favorites.

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Picnic Concert Series: 2

Encompassing the most fellow-driven range of music Fellows select their own works for the program, put together their ensembles, and share with you their favorites.

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Picnic Concert Series: 3

Encompassing the most fellow-driven range of music Fellows select their own works for the program, put together their ensembles, and share with you their favorites.

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Picnic Concert Series: 4

Encompassing the most fellow-driven range of music Fellows select their own works for the program, put together their ensembles, and share with you their favorites.

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2022 Alumni Enterprise Awardees Announced

Revolutionary. Daring. Inspiring. The 75th Anniversary Alumni Enterprise Awardees The Academy’s Innovation Institute has awarded $75,000 to artistic projects originating from Miami, Bangkok, Austin, and

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Oboe Masterclass

Led by Academy artist Eugene Izotov Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the Academy experience since its inception Cheer on the fellows and

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Percussion Masterclass

Led by Joseph Pereira (Jun 23), Sō Percussion (Jul 7), Michael Werner (Jul 14, Aug 4) Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the

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Trumpet Masterclass

Led by Barbara Butler & Charlie Geyer (Jun 30) & Paul Merkelo (Jun 23, Jul 21, Aug 4) Public masterclasses have been at the heart

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Viola Masterclass

Led by Cynthia Phelps (Jun 24), Richard O’Neill (Jul 8) & Karen Dreyfus (Jul 19, Jul 27) Public masterclasses have been at the heart of

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Violin Masterclass

Led by Jorja Fleezanis (Jun 21), Frank Almond (Jun 28), Rainer Honeck (Jul 5), Augustin Hadelich (Jul 13), Sibbi Bernhardsson (Jul 19), Martin Beaver (Jul

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Chamber Music Masterclasses

Led by Takács Quartet (Jun 16) & Mosher guest artist composer Jessie Montgomery (Aug 1) Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the Academy

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Clarinet Masterclass

Led by Academy artist Richie Hawley Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the Academy experience since its inception Cheer on the fellows and

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Double Bass Masterclass

Led by Academy artist Nico Abondolo Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the Academy experience since its inception Cheer on the fellows and

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Flute Masterclass

Led by Jim Walker (Jun 20) & Timothy Day (Jun 27, Jul 18, Jul 25) Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the Academy

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Harp Masterclass

Led by Academy artist JoAnn Turovsky Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the Academy experience since its inception Cheer on the fellows and

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Horn Masterclass

Led by Academy artist Julie Landsman Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the Academy experience since its inception Cheer on the fellows and

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Bassoon Masterclass

Led by Dennis Michel (Jun 23, Jul 7) & Benjamin Kamins (Jul 14, Aug 4) Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the Academy

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Cello Masterclass

Led by Alan Stepansky (Jun 30, Jul 21) & David Geber (Jul 12, Jul 28) Public masterclasses have been at the heart of the Academy

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Whatz it Worth?

A WOMEN’S AUXILIARY FUNDRAISING EVENT Do you love watching programs about antiques on PBS? Is there an antique or vintage item you own that you’ve

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Winners Recital Series

Experience cutting-edge premieres by today’s most-celebrated composers, performed by the stand-out winners of the Music Academy’s Festival competitions in voice, solo piano, and duo performance. 

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Privacy Policy

Welcome to the official Web site of the Music Academy of the West. We have created this Web site to provide information about the Music

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Admissions

Apply to Attend the Music Academy on Full Scholarship: The ultimate training center and incubator for today’s artist. Based in Santa Barbara, California, classically-trained fellows

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LSO in SB

Want to see the London Symphony Orchestra without having to cross the pond? Se do we. Join us as we kick off our 75th Anniversary

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Met Live: Turandot

MET LIVE IN HD ENCORE SCREENING GIACOMO PUCCINI Turandot Puccini’s grandest spectacle, Turandot, returns to cinemas worldwide. Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska sings the title princess. Franco

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Met Live: Hamlet

MET LIVE IN HD ENCORE SCREENING BRETT DEAN / LIBRETTO BY MATTHEW JOCELYN Hamlet When Australian composer Brett Dean’s Hamlet had its world premiere at the Glyndebourne Festival

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Met Live: Lucia Di Lammermoor

MET LIVE IN HD ENCORE SCREENING GAETANO DONIZETTI Lucia di Lammermoor Music Academy alumna soprano Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and

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Met Live: Don Carlos

MET LIVE IN HD ENCORE SCREENING GIUSEPPE VERDI Don Carlos For the first time in company history, the Met presents the original five-act French version of

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Met Live: Cinderella

MET LIVE IN HD ENCORE SCREENING JULES MASSENET Cinderella In this New Year’s Day performance, Laurent Pelly’s storybook staging of Massenet’s Cendrillon, a hit of the 2017–18

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2021 Innovation Artists & Speakers

Building on the success of the 2020 Music Academy Remote Learning Institute, the Innovation Institute continues to spearhead entrepreneurial training for the 2021 fellows through

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Festival Ticketing FAQs

Event Listing Event Calendar Subscriptions Festival Ticketing FAQs Health & Safety Info Get Directions Questions about the Festival? You can browse our most asked questions

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Forms

Collaborative Pianist Request Form Medical Assistance Form Fellow Feedback Form Campus Maintenance Request Form Masterclass Repertoire Form Picnic Concert Request Form Schedule Conflict Form Collaborative

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Compeer Program

2022 COMPEER PROGRAM More than just a Festival, the Academy forms genuine bonds and deep connections between audiences and performers For 25 years the Compeer

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Wellness & Extracurricular Resources

Social Programming & Community Engagement Fitness Alexander Technique Counseling Performance Psychology coaching sessions Performance Medicine Appointments Our goal is also a dynamic summer for all

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Travel Information

Arrival Departure Information What to Bring Linens Orientation & Convocation Schedule Guided Campus Tours Arrival Dates & Times: Arrival Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 9

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Residential Campus Overview

Westmont Overview & Map Daily Campus Protocols Westmont Meal Start Time Visitors Quiet Hours Computer, Copy Machine & Internet Access Laundry Parking Pool Fitness Center

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Main Campus Overview

Main Campus Overview & Map Main Campus Hours Main Campus Lunch Service Main Campus Parking The Music Academy main campus “Miraflores” is a gorgeous garden

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2022 Festival Overview

Orchestral Repertoire Training & Performance Practice Rooms Venues & Facilities + Etiquette Attire Instruments & Repair Ticket Policies & Concert Recordings Saturday, June 25 at

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Fellow Health & Safety

Fellow Health & Safety As of March 2022, Santa Barbara County and the state of California have lifted certain COVID prevention measures in most settings

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FanFare

April 2022 Issue Learn how the 75th Anniversary Summer School & Festival is poised to shine. Plus, meet the 2022 Alumni Enterprise Awardees, Women’s Auxiliary

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Innovation Institute

Fueling the pipeline for leadership in new ideas, projects, and programs in classical music and beyond. Support for both alums and fellows to create solutionsand

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Donor-Advised Fund Donations

Make a Contribution to your Donor-Advised Fund for Music Academy of the West Making a gift to the Music Academy through a donor-advised fund (DAF)

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SING! Practice Materials

Music Scores ALL SONG TEXTS Cuckoo! Durme, Durme Kokoleoko Let’s Make a Band Marienwurmchen (Ladybug) Morning Song with Cherokee Amazing Grace Now I Walk in

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