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An interview with President & CEO Scott Reed on how he created a remote learning institute for the Music Academy of the West.
Learn about two of the Music Academy’s 2o21 artists – Beth Morrison and Julia Bullock – who were just named Artists of the Year, Agents of Change by Musical America.
Alumni Enterprise Award Winners and Innovation Speakers Clara Lyon and Doyle Armbrust are members of the Spektral Quartet praised in this article.
MARLI fellow Alice Chung on how MARLI was “nothing short of inspirational and thought-provoking.”
Read about how the Academy’s 2020 season “will go down as one of the most significant ever in the Academy’s 73-year history.”
Learn how the Music Academy of the West continues to find new ways to embrace its mission and the community. Plus: gorgeous campus images.
“None of our musical institutions had a more complicated program/curriculum to be converted into the virtual, and the brilliance of their solution could hardly be surpassed.”
Learn about how the Sing! Children’s Chorus pivoted to an online rehearsal platform and virtual performances in the Montecito Journal’s cover story.
Read how the Music Academy creatively pivoted to reach audiences and come to the rescue of arts education in this Santa Barbara Independent cover story.
Read interviews with faculty artists Richie Hawley and Jonathan Feldman about their new roles as leaders in virtual instruction during MARLI.
Read in depth interviews with several of the MARLI fellows about their experience this summer and what they are taking away from the program.