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5/18/2024 – KEYT NEWS – The Santa Barbara Symphony’s “Rhapsody in Blue @ 100!” receives standing ovation

5/18/2024 – Noozhawk – Gerald Carpenter: Santa Barbara Symphony Jazzed For Season Finale

5/15/2024 – Noozhawk – Santa Barbara Symphony Posts Concert Schedule for 2024-25 Season

5/14/2024 – Montecito Journal – Mom, Apple Pie, Chevrolet and…’ Rhapsody in Blue’

5/12/2024 – Daily Nexus – Review: The Santa Barbara Symphony delivers titanic sounds

5/8/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – Swinging and Rhapsodizing, in Jazz and Symphonic Style

5/7/2024 – Montecito Journal – Youth will Be Served

5/4/2024 – Edhat – Mahler Meets Klezmer – A Brilliant Musical Evening for All

5/2/2024 – Noozhawk – Rhapsody in Blue @ 100: Jazz Comes to The Symphony

5/2/2024 – Broadway World – Santa Barbara Symphony Season Finale Weekend Will Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

4/30/2024 – Montecito Journal – Crackerjack Klezmer from Krakauer

4/26/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON the Beat | Klezmer and Jazzbo Energies Abuzz in the 805

4/23/2024 – Montecito Journal – Krakauer, Klezmer, Marhulets & Mahler

4/19/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON the Beat | Cinematic Drumming and Other Musical Scores

4/17/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – The Santa Barbara Symphony Youth Ensembles Perform Free Concerts on May 4 at the First Presbyterian Church and May 5 at the Lobero Theatre

4/15/2024 – KCLU – Music of Tchaikovsky, Mozart highlight Santa Barbara Symphony’s new season

4/12/2024 – VOICE Magazine – Mahler Meets Klezmer: Titans of Sound by the Santa Barbara Symphony

4/11/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara Symphony Announces 2024/2025 Season

4/10/2024 – KUSC – Classical Californians: Nir Kabaretti

4/9/2024 – Montecito Journal – Sippin’ on Jazz & Juice

4/5/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON The Beat | April Musical Showering

4/3/2024 – Broadway World – Santa Barbara Symphony Unveils 24/25 Season Under Music and Artistic Director Nir Kabaretti

3/26/2024 – Montecito Journal – The Tunes of Tinseltown

3/24/2024 – Edhat – Oscar Celebration with the Santa Barbara Symphony

3/19/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – Review | Cine-Symphonics Shine at the Santa Barbara Granada

3/15/2024 – Noozhawk – Gerald Carpenter: Symphony Showcases Scores by Oscar-winning Composers

3/12/2024 – Montecito Journal – Movie Scenes, Music and Guests, oh my!

3/11/2024 – KEYT News Channel 12 – An Oscar Celebration’ will include film clips at the Granada Theatre this weekend

3/8/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – Red Carpet Watch | The Academy Awards, Santa Barbara Style

3/8/2024 – AAA Magazines – Things to Do in Southern California

2/27/2024 – Montecito Journal – A Romantic Serenade

2/17/2024 – Noozhawk – Symphony Posts a Valentine Signed by Elgar, Dvořák and Beethoven

2/13/2024 – Montecito Journal – Santa Barbara Symphony

1/26/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON the Beat | Symphony Goes to the Opera Comes to the Symphony

1/19/2024 – Voice Magazine – The Symphony Ignites an Evening of Opera

1/16/2024 – ACSO Guest Blog – Six Key Steps for a Successful (and Joyful) CBA Negotiation Process

1/12/2024 – Santa Barbara Independent – Ride of the Operatic Symphony

1/9/2024 – Montecito Journal Musical Moments of 2023: Catching up, Concert-wise

12/31/2023 – KEYT News Channel 12 – New Year’s Eve with The Symphony fills the Granada Theatre

12/29/2023 – Noozhawk – Gerald Carpenter: Santa Barbara Symphony Offers ‘Cup of Kindness’ for Looking Back and Forward

12/28/2023 – Montecito Journal – Symphony’s NYE Host Lipke: Time Is on His Side

12/19/2023 – Santa Ynez Valley News – Lompoc students get a lesson in music from traveling educators with Santa Barbara Symphony

12/15/2023 – VOICE Magazine – New Year’s Eve with The Symphony

12/13/2023 – KEYT News Channel 12 – The Santa Barbara Symphony’s Music Van visits Buena Vista Elementary in Lompoc

11/28/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON The Beat: When Worlds Collude

11/24/2023 – VOICE Magazine – Santa Barbara Symphony SYMPHONIC BOOM!

11/17/2023 – Noozhawk – Gerald Carpenter: Symphony’s November Concerts Showcase Time for Three

11/14/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent- Review | “Moondance” Combines Rock ‘n  Roll and Orchestral Melodies for One Night on Van Morrison’s Wavelength

11/14/2023 – Montecito Journal – Kings and Strings Meditate on Morrison

11/14/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – A Time for Three and a Santa Barbara Symphony Multitude

11/10/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – On the Beat –An Orchestra-lined Van Morrison Tribute

11/10/2023 – KEYT.com – Granada Theatre Presents First In-house Production Show This Weekend Since 2019

11/9/2023 – Noozhawk – Santa Barbara Symphony features Time for Three Trio

10/25/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Review | “Giselle” Delights from Beginning to End

10/24/2023 – Montecito Journal – An Ode to SBS

10/19/2023 – Noozhawk – Romantic Saga of ‘Giselle’ Opens State Street Ballet 23/24 Season

10/18/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Best of Santa Barbara® 2023

10/16/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – ‘Giselle’ Opens State Street Ballet – Full-Scale Production Features Santa Barbara Symphony

10/15/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Best of Santa Barbara 2023 | Out & About – Best Classical Ensemble

10/13/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – On The Beat | Greener New Grasses at the Granada Theatre

10/12/2023- Montecito Journal – Symphony’s Joy-filled Journey to Modern Times

10/12/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara’s Music Van Rolls into the Classroom

10/9/2023 – Noozhawk – Gerald Carpenter: Symphony Opens Season at Top — ‘Beethoven’s Ninth’

9/23/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara Symphony Season Teaser, with Music Attached

9/21/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON the Beat | Eyes and Ears on the Fall Harvest

9/19/2023 – Montecito Journal – Symphony’s Season Kickoff

9/16/2023 – Broadway World – Santa Barbara Symphony Opens Season with Choral Collaborations in Beethoven 9

9/15/2023 – Noozhawk – Santa Barbara Symphony Opens Season With ‘An Ode To Joy’

9/15/2023 – Edhat – Santa Barbara Celebrated Upcoming Symphony Season 

9/14/2023 – Montecito Journal – Symphony’s Season Kick Off

8/16/2023 – Noozhawk – Santa Barbara Symphony Hosts Free Season Preview at Lobero

8/16/2023 – Broadway World – Santa Barbara Hosts Free Season Preview

7/17/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara Symphony’s Genre-Expansive New Season

7/12/2023 – Noozhawk – Santa Barbara Symphony Signs New Three-year Contract With Musicians

7/11/2023 – Broadway World  – Santa Barbara Symphony Renews Commitment to Musicians in New 3-Year Contract

7/4/2023 – Noozhawk – Santa Barbara Symphony Posts 2023-24 Season Line-up

6/27/2023 – Montecito Journal – Sinatra and The Symphony

6/26/2023 – Broadway World – The Santa Barbara Symphony Reveals 2023/24 Season

6/23/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON the Beat | Chairman Slips in the Side Door

6/22/2023 – Edhat – Santa Barbara Symphony and Tony DeSare Dazzle in “An Evening with Sinatra”

6/13/2023 – Noozhawk – Gerald Carpenter: Symphony Remembers Ol’ Blue Eyes

6/7/2023 – Voice Magazine – An Evening with Sinatra…featuring Tony DeSare

6/6/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Old Blue Eyes Lore Goes Orchestral

5/24/2023 – Santa Barbara News-Press – Tony DeSare to perform Sinatra’s hits with Santa Barbara Symphony

5/24/2023 – Broadway World – Santa Barbara Symphony Celebrates Sinatra in Season Finale

5/23/2023 – Montecito Journal – Quint-essential

5/22/2023 – Noozhawk – Santa Barbara Symphony presents An Evening with Sinatra

5/22/2023 – Santa Barbara News-Press – Symphony members to teach at Westmont academy

5/19/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Review | Symphony at Seventysomething, Finale at the Granada

5/19/2023 – Voice Magazine – Mendelssohn & Milestones

5/16/2023 – Edhat – Santa Barbara Symphony Platinum Sounds: A 70th Anniversary to Remember

5/15/2023 – News Channel 3-12 – Granada hosts a mother’s day symphony

5/12/2023 – Santa Barbara News-Press – Santa Barbara Symphony Turns 70

5/11/2023 – Noozhawk – Gerald Carpenter: Symphony Celebrates 70 Years of Great Music

5/9/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Symphonic Season’s Swan Songing, at the Granada

5/3/2023 – Montecito Journal – Santa Barbara Symphony

4/28/2023 – Santa Barbara News-Press – Symphony Prepares for 70th Anniversary Concert
 
4/27/2023 – Montecito Journal – Santa Barbara Symphony: The Giving List
 
 
4/21/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON the Beat | Of Beethoven and Boleros, the Weekend that Was
 
4/21/2023 – Voice Magazine – Beethoven Dreams – Magnificent Virtuosity
 
 
 
4/12/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Beethoven, in his Dreams, at the Santa Barbara Granada
 
 
 
3/24/2023 – Voice Magazine – A Joyful, Community Concert
 
3/21/2023 – Montecito Journal – A Cinematic Symphony
 
3/21/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Symphonic Popcorn Gold
 
3/18/2023 – Santa Barbara News-Press – Playing Music with John Williams
 
 
 
3/13/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Close Encounters with John Williams, and The Santa Barbara Symphony
 
 
2/28/2023 – Montecito Journal – An Evening of Transformation
 
 
 
 
 
2/23/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Jazz Airs in the Symphonic House, at the Santa Barbara Granada
 
2/21/2023 – Montecito Journal – The ‘Transformation’ of Nash
 
 
2/17/2023 – Santa Barbara News Press – Music at its Transformative Best
 
2/17/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – On the Beat: Serious Music Convergence Weekend
 
2/13/2023  – Santa Barbara News Press – Change, Acceptance & Evolution
 
2/12/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Jazz-Classical Transformer Timer with the Santa Barbara Symphony
 
2/11/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – Winter’s Rap 
 
2/9/2023 -Montecito Journal – A Double Dose of Ted Nash
 
 
 
 
2/1/2023 – Santa Barbara Magazine – What’s Now: High Notes
 
 
1/31/2023 – Montecito Journal – Playing with Planes and Trains
 
 
 
 
1/17/2023 – Santa Barbara News Press – Peter and Elmer Bernstein
 
1/13/2023 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON the Beat | Rain Before the Deluge
 
1/10/2023 – Montecito Journal – Abundance After the Winter Dry Spell
 
1/10/2023 – Montecito Journal – The Symphony Pops
 
1/9/2023 – Santa Barbara News Press – Plains, Trains, & Violins
 
 
 
 
12/23/2022 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON the Beat | The Musical Year That Was, and Almost Wasn’t
 
 
12/7/2022 – Santa Barbara Independent – Holiday Spirit Hits the Stage in Santa Barbara
 
 
 
11/27/2022 – Santa Barbara Independent – Orchestral Ode to Our Santa Barbara Roots
 
 
11/23/2022 – Santa Barbara Independent –  Santa Barbara Symphony Debuts Piece Featuring Chumash Spoken Word
 
11/22/2022 – Montecito Journal – Wisdom Song for the Symphony
 
11/18/2022 – Santa Barbara Newspress – Wisdom of the Water, Earth, Sky
 
 
11/16/2022 – Montecito Journal – Wisdom Song for the Symphony
 
11/16/2022- Santa Barbara Independent – Locovore Symphonia, at Santa Barbara’s Granada Theatre
 
 
 
 
10/25/22 -Montecito Journal – Carmina Burana Packs the House and Stage
 
 
10/22/22 – Santa Barbara Independent – Symphonic-Choreographic Spectacular at Santa Barbara’s Granada
 
 
10/14/22 – Santa Barbara News Press – An Artistic Blockbuster
 
10/13/22 – Montecito Journal –  “Carmina” Coming Together
 
 
 
 
10/10/22 – Santa Barbara Independent – ON Culture
 
 
9/8/22 – Montecito Journal – Miscellany – Music to Our Ears
 
9/3/22 – Santa Barbara News-Press – And On That One
 
 
 
8/31/22 – Santa Barbara Independent – On Culture
 
8/31/22 – Montecito Journal – Montecito Miscellany 
 
 
8/30/22 – Noozhawk – Symphony Offers Free Season Preview 
 
 
8/25/22 – Montecito Journal – The Sound of Seventy
 
 
 
 
 
 
7/31/2022 – Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara’s 70th Anniversary Season
 
7/29/2022 – Montecito Journal – The Giving List: Santa Barbra Symphony 
 
7/28/22 – Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara Welcomes New Development Manger, Juli Askew
 
 
7/23/2022 – Santa Barbara News-Press – Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes New Board Members
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5/27/2022 – Santa Barbara Independent –  Review | Santa Barbara Symphony Riffs on Gershwin
 
 
 
5/13/2022 – Santa Barbara Independent – Marcus Roberts Trio Plays Gershwin with the Symphony
 
 
5/12/2022 – KUSC- Play On California
 
 
 
 
 
 
5/4/22 – Santa Barbara Independent – Cinco De Fandango
 
 
4/30/2022 – News-Press – Violin Star to Perform with Symphony
 
4/28/2022 – Montecito Journal – Clapping to the Sound of Four Hands
 
 
 

4/22/22 Voice Magazine – To See & Hear

4/15/22 Santa Barbara News-Press – Hearts & Hands Together
4/5/22 Santa Barbara News-Press – Pianists to perform concert related to Van Gogh
3/24/22 Montecito Journal – Sonic Carpenter
3/22/22 Santa Barbara Independent – Pano: Don’t Stop the Carnival
3/18/22 Santa Barbara News-Press – Organist to perform with symphony
3/18/22 Voice Magazine – The Maestro of his Machine
2/23/22 Santa Barbara News-Press – ‘Voila Van Gogh’
2/21/22 Santa Barbara News-Press – Santa Barbara Youth Symphony in concert
2/17/22 Montecito Journal – The Appeal of Beal

2/4/22 Santa Barbara News-Press – Deadline approaches for youth symphony competition

1/13/22 Santa Barbara News-Press – SB Symphony Reschedules Concerts
1/11/22 Montecito Journal – Ringing in the New Year! 
 
1/4/22 Santa Barbara Independent – S.B. Symphony Welcomes Anne Akiko Meyers
12/30/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – Ushering in 2022 with film scores and more
12/21/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – Symphony to perform ‘Fandango Picante’
12/17/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – Aldrich joins Santa Barbara Symphony board
11/17/21 Santa Barbara Independent – Review | Santa Barbara Symphony, ‘Royal Fireworks’
11/8/21 Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara Symphony Presents ‘Royal Fireworks’
11/2/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – Baroque music at its best 
11/2/21 Montecito Journal – A Birthday Bash for the Ages 
11/1/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – Broadway in Santa Barbara
10/30/21 Edhat – Kismet the Night of a Lifetime
10/28/21 Santa Barbara Independent – “Kismet” at the Granada
10/21/21 Montecito Journal – “Kismet” Fated to Make Santa Barbara History
10/05/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – From Broadway to here
09/23/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – New vice presidents join Santa Barbara Symphony
09/23/21 Montecito Journal – Grand Reveal: season preview party
08/20/21 Voice Magazine – SB Symphony Welcomes New Board Members
08/13/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – Santa Barbara Symphony board members elected
08/10/21 Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes Three New Board Members
07/21/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – Symphonic vibrations
06/18/21 Santa Barbara News-Press – Symphony presents virtual versions of education programs
05/21/21 Santa Barbara Newspress – SB Symphony names Concerto winners
05/13/21 Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara Symphony Plays Fanfares
05/10/21 Santa Barbara Newspress – A ‘Triumph’ in more ways than one
05/03/21 Santa Barbara Newspress – Symphony to present final performance of the season
04/15/21 | Montecito Journal – Patriotic Pandemic Performance
04/13/21 | Santa Barbara Independent – S.B. Symphony’s Fanfare Celebration
04/13/21 | KUSC – Play On California
04/09/21 | Santa Barbara Independent – Ensemble Theatre Company Presents ‘An Iliad’
04/09/21 | Santa Barbara Independent – Ensemble Theatre Company Presents ‘An Iliad’
04/07/21 | Santa Barbara Independent – March Concert featuring Gilles Apap
04/05/21 | Santa Barbara Newspress – Symphony to present ‘Fanfare for the Common Man’
04/05/21 | Santa Barbara Newspress – Symphony to present ‘Fanfare for the Common Man’
04/01/21 | Santa Barbara Newspress – An Illiad
 
3/17/21 | SF Classical Voice- Freelancers on the Edge
 
3/15/21 | Santa Barbara Newspress- Surviving the Pandemic
 
3/12/21 | Santa Barbara Newspress- Bluegrass and More
2/25/21 | Santa Barbara Newspress- Just What the Doctor Ordered
 
2/24/21 | Santa Barbara Sentinel- Symphony Scores with Leadership Team
 
2/23/25 | Santa Barbara Newspress- SB Symphony to Honors Medical Community
 
2/17/21 | Santa Barbara Newspress- Symphony Partners with SB Unified on Music Program
 
2/12/21 | Santa Barbara Newspress – SB Symphony to honor medical community
 
Winter 2021 | Symphony Magazine – Santa Barbara Streaming
 
 
2/02/21 | Santa Ynez Valley Star – Santa Barbara Youth Symphony opens Concerto Competition
 
1/31/21 | Santa Barbara News Press –Symphony Leaders Commit to Five Years of Service
 
1/27/21 | Noozhawk –Santa Barbara Symphony Announces Leadership For Next Five Years
 
1/26/21 | Santa Barbara Independent –Santa Barbara Symphony Announces Leadership Triumvirate to Lead Organization Over the Next Five Years
 
1/26/21 | Broadway World – Santa Barbara Symphony Announces Leadership Triumvirate For The Next 5 Years
 
1/18/21 | Santa Barbara News-Press – Santa Barbara Symphony to Hold Youth Competition  
 
12/28/20 | Santa Barbara Independent – California Small Business Covid-19 Relief Grant Program
 

12/04/20 | Santa Barbara News-Press – Symphony Announces New Vice President

11/23/20 | Santa Barbara Independent – 194 Local Nonprofit Organizations Receive Community Dividends® Awards and Share of $1 Million at Montecito Bank & Trust’s 18th Annual Luncheon

11/19/20 | Montecito Journal – Rolling Over for Beethoven

11/18/20 | Noozhawk – Santa Barbara Symphony Conducts Innovative Season With Livestreaming of Beethoven @ 250 

11/5/20 | Santa Barbara Independent – Cabaret with Kabaretti on October 17

11/4/20 | Broadway World – Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Beethoven @ 250

10/30/20 | 805 Living Magazine- Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Beethoven @ 250

10/16/20 | News-Press – “Time for Opening Night” (digital issue here)

10/15/20 | Montecito Journal – Cabaret with Kabaretti

10/15/20 | Los Angeles Times – Cabaret with Kabaretti in “What to Watch”

10/13/20 | Santa Barbara Independent – Santa Barbara Symphony’s Shows Go On

10/9/20 | Voice Magazine –  Cabaret with Kabaretti

9/20/20 | KCLU Radio – “Santa Barbara Symphony Going Virtual For Start of New Season”

9/15/20 | Santa Barbara Newspress – Santa Barbara Symphony joins Westmont College in partnership

09/11/20 | Noozhawk –Santa Barbara Symphony, Westmont College Orchestrate Strategic Partnership

09/01/20 | Noozhawk – Kristine Pacheco-Bernt to Direct Music Education For Santa Barbara Symphony

08/28/20 | KEYT – Santa Barbara Symphony, Lobero Theatre keep music alive through virtual concerts and lessons

8/13/20 | Santa Barbara News-Press – Back in rhythm

7/16/20 | Santa Barbara Independent –Santa Barbara Arts Community in the Pandemic Era

7/10/20 | Voice Magazine – Sundays with the Symphony July Broadcast

7/7/20 | Broadway World- Sundays with the Symphony Continues

06/18/20 | Santa Barbara Newspress – “Star Wars” Clarinetist

06/11/20 | Noozhawk – Local Connection is Focus of Upcoming Sundays With The Symphony Episode

05/05/20 | Noozhawk – Santa Barbara Symphony Improvises During Pandemic With Virtual Music Education Center 

05/01/20 | Noozhawk- Kevin Marvin Resigns as Santa Barbara Symphony CEO

04/29/20 | Noozhawk- Santa Barbara Symphony’s Sundays With Symphony Series Streaming May 3

04/29/20 | Santa Barbara Independent – Arts News | S.B. Symphony, Wildling Photo Contest, Notes 4 Notes Record

12/11/19 | Santa Barbara Independent – Review | S.B. Symphony ‘Holiday Pops’ Concert

11/21/19 | Santa Barbara Independent – Review | Santa Barbara Symphony: Orchestra Presented Mozart and Mahler

02/23/19 | Santa Barbara Independent – Review | Santa Barbara Symphony Performs Beethoven and Schumann

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