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Symphony News

The Santa Barbara Symphony welcomes Allen Mask to the Board of Directors

Posted: July 08, 2019

Mask’s appointment to the board highlights partnership between Sonos & the Santa Barbara Symphony, a recent recipient of Sono’s $15k education sponsorship

The Santa Barbara Symphony is honored to welcome Allen Mask to the Board of Directors. Mask, who currently serves as Chief of Staff to the CEO and Vice President of Product Marketing and Collaborations at Sonos is committed to supporting the Arts in Santa Barbara by joining the Board and supporting the Symphony’s programming with a special emphasis on the Symphony’s Education initiatives.

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Symphony Announces Janet Garufis as President of the Board of Directors

Posted: July 01, 2019

Santa Barbara, CA. (March 2019) – The Santa Barbara Symphony is excited to
announce the election of Janet Garufis as President of the Board of Directors. Garufis
will succeed outgoing President Don Gilman, and step into this leadership role on July
1, 2019.

“The Symphony is part of the fabric that makes our community great,” shared Garufis.
“We all cherish and honor the traditional and inventive programming that only a live
classical music performance can provide. Our job, moving forward is to continue to
work to stay relevant, reach broader audiences and create a truly sustainable
organization for generations to come. I am honored to be a part this journey”

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Experience our 2019/20 Season

Posted: June 27, 2019


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Youth Symphony Spring Concert

Posted: May 18, 2019

Junior Ensembles Spring Concert
Saturday, May 18  3:00PM

Goleta Valley Junior High School Auditorium, 6100 Stow Canyon Rd, Goleta.
Support our beginner and intermediate ensembles at their final performance of the season!
This event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, May 19   4:00PM

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The Santa Barbara Symphony and Maestro Nir Kabaretti Continue Musical Momentum with Renewed Partnership

Posted: May 08, 2019

Santa Barbara Symphony and Maestro Kabaretti extend conductor’s contract through 2023

Santa Barbara, CA. (April  2019) –  The Santa Barbara Symphony will enter its 66th Season full of excitement on the heels of a multi-year contract extension with the beloved Maestro Nir Kabaretti. With plans to continue to bring the highest quality performances to Santa Barbara audiences, the Board of Directors enthusiastically approved the contract…

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