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Women's Auxiliary

One of the largest and most successful supporting volunteer organizations in Santa Barbara.

The Women’s Auxiliary of the Music Academy of the West’s fundraising efforts generate net proceeds exceeding $200,000 annually to help support the full-scholarship program at the Academy. The scholarships enable 140 outstanding fellows from around the world to study in Santa Barbara each summer. The Auxiliary actively supports the Music Academy in the numerous ways shown below.

If you are interested in joining the Women’s Auxiliary, please contact:  Auxilary Chair Evie Vesper

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The Shops

The Shops

The Rack, a resale clothing shop, and The Treasure House, a shop for quality antiques and home furnishings, are supported by Auxiliary members.

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Music in the Gardens

Music in the Gardens

The Auxiliary launched this fundraising event in 2018, with an online auction and live music, food, and wine throughout the Academy campus.

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Usher

Usher

Auxiliary members volunteer to usher for events at the Summer School & Festival and year-round at the Academy’s Met: Live in HD screenings.

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Pop-Up Sales

Pop-Up Sales

The Auxiliary supports The Shops in a series of pop-up furniture sales, which also include art, lamps, rugs, and linens.