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2021 Application & Audition Process will be announced August 2020
JOIN 140 MUSICIANS FROM AROUND THE WORLD FOR A SUMMER OF WORLD-CLASS LEARNING AND ABUNDANT PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCES DURING THE ANNUAL SUMMER SCHOOL & FESTIVAL
Experience the Music Academy’s unique summer training experience as both a school AND festival – the best of both worlds in a spectacular coastal setting.
FULL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
All enrolled musicians attend the Summer School and Festival on full-scholarship, including free tuition, accommodations, and meals.
INNOVATIVE CAREER-LAUNCHING OPPORTUNITIES
Receive advanced training and mentorship both on-stage and off-stage, honing your talent with world-renowned faculty and guest artists while enjoying a wide variety of training and performance opportunities to propel you into your career as a 21st century musician.
The summer festival features nearly 200 summer festival performances, attended by over 40,000 members of the Santa Barbara community, whose enthusiasm for the festival is unparalleled.
Programs of Study
2020 Solo Piano application deadline has passed.
Strings, Winds, Brass, Harp & Percussion
2020 Instrumental application deadline has passed.
2020 Collaborative Piano application deadline has passed.
2020 Voice Program application deadline has passed.
2020 Vocal Piano application deadline has passed.