2022/23 Season Overview

from Maestro Nir Kabaretti

Listen to Music & Artistic director Nir Kabaretti share his vision for The Symphony’s 2022/23 70th Anniversary Season. 

Update from our President & CEO

March 2023
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The Santa Barbara Symphony
Music Van Program

Our traveling Music Van typically visits over 50 schools in the greater Santa Barbara area each year, giving students a hands-on experience with the instruments of the orchestra. We are thrilled to be offering our program in person again for the 2022-23 school year! Our Music Van Video is also still available to any school and classroom free of charge.

  • Learn about each instrument that makes up a symphony orchestra
  • Watch how each instrument is played and hear how each instrument sounds
  • Get inspired to learn your favorite instrument!

Music Education Program Updates and Events

The Santa Barbara Symphony’s Music Education programs reach thousands of students every year and provide a continuum of connected programs designed to support and engage students every step along their musical journey, fostering collaboration, confidence and community.



Oct. 29, 2022 | 3 PM- First Presbyterian Church

Mar. 4, 2023 | 3 PM – First Presbyterian Church

May 6, 2023 | 3 PM – Location TBD


Oct. 30, 2022 | 4 PM – Lobero Theatre

Mar. 5, 2023 | 4 PM – Lobero Theatre

May 7, 2023 | 4 PM – Lobero Theatre

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