Santa Barbara Symphony Names New Principal Flute, Amy Tatum

The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to announce Amy Tatum has been appointed to the position of principal flute. After receiving over 150 applications, 70 professionals traveled to Santa Barbara to vie for this top flute position. Tatum will be joining the orchestra for their next concert on January 20 and 21, Plains, Trains & […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents -Plains, Trains & Violins – The Journey of a Lifetime

The Santa Barbara Symphony’s 70th Anniversary season continues with Plains, Trains & Violins: The Journey of a Lifetime on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, January 22, 2023, at 3 pm, preceded by a pre-concert “Conversation with Kabaretti” at 2:00 pm.  Conductor Nir Kabaretti has crafted a symphonic journey that speaks to […]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Downtown with The Santa Barbara Symphony

The Santa Barbara Symphony is thrilled to announce its beloved New Year’s Eve concert tradition. Downtown will be dazzling with the music of Broadway and other celebratory symphonic favorites, on Saturday, December 31 from 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm at the Granada Theatre. Pops conductor and host Bob Bernhardt will be joined by acclaimed guest […]

Santa Barbara Symphony’s Wisdom of the Water, Earth & Sky Honors Ancient Chumash Culture

The Santa Barbara Symphony’s 70th Anniversary season continues with Wisdom of the Water, Earth, Sky on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 3 pm, preceded by a pre-concert “Conversation with Kabaretti” at 2:00 pm. Honoring the past in an intersection of connection, community, and culture, this program offers […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Announces Fall Youth Ensembles Concerts 

(October 21, 2022) Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to announce its fall youth ensemble performances on October 29 and 30!  Under the artistic vision of Music & Artistic Director Maestro Nir Kabaretti and administered by Vice President of Community Education and Enrichment, Dr. Nick Fuentes, the youth ensembles boast the […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Invites Community to a
FREE Season Preview & Performances

The Santa Barbara Symphony invites the community to a FREE Season Preview event on Thursday, September 1, from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm at The Lobero Theatre.  Hosted by Music & Artistic Director Nir Kabaretti, this preview is open to the public and an opportunity to hear all about the upcoming 2022/23 70th anniversary season […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Names Juli Askew its New Development Manager

The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to announce that Juli Askew has been promoted to Development Manager of the Santa Barbara Symphony, to lead the organization’s development efforts.   A beloved member of The Symphony team, Askew has been instrumental in the success of all of its special events. With attention to relationships and personal touch, […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes Two Community Leaders to its Board of Directors

The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors: Anne Sage, and Rachel Kaganoff Stern. These appointments continue the Symphony’s commitment to expand its community impact and deliver on its mission to bring joy, engagement, and connection through symphonic music. “We are honored to welcome these community leaders […]