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Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Holiday Pops

Posted: November 19, 2019

With leading Broadway music director and conductor Andy Einhorn, UCSB Choirs and Broadway star Christiane Noll

(November 15, 2019) Santa Barbara, CA— The Santa Barbara Symphony kicks off the holiday season with Holiday Pops for one night on Saturday, December 7 at 8:00PM. Led by Andy Einhorn, Musical Director for the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello Dolly!, the Symphony joins forces with Broadway star Christiane Noll and UCSB Choirs for a traditional, heart-warming…

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Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Mozart & Mahler During November Symphony Concert Week

Posted: November 19, 2019

Mozart, Mahler, Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe and thrilling American soprano Anya Matanovič

(November 12, 2019) Santa Barbara, CA— The Santa Barbara Symphony’s 2019/20 Season continues with Mozart & Mahler, Saturday, November 16 at 8:00PM and Sunday, November 17 at 3:00PM, 2019, the second of nine exciting and versatile programs. This month, the Symphony brings Santa Barbara the music of Mozart, Mahler, and Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe with…

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Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes New Board Members and Sets Course for Strong Future

Posted: October 15, 2019

(October 14, 2019) - Santa Barbara, CA. – The Santa Barbara Symphony has added seven new board members since January, combining new and fresh perspectives with tremendous experience to set a new course for a strong sustainable future with artistic excellence at its core. Renee Grubb, Catherine Remak and Steve Thompson join the Symphony Board as the newest members, following the addition of…

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Santa Barbara Symphony Announces New Season-New Contract

Posted: October 02, 2019

The 2019/20 Season begins with a renewed commitment to artistic quality and a four-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), Local 308.

Santa Barbara, CA — The Santa Barbara Symphony’s 2019/20 Season marks the beginning of a new, four-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), Local 308 which outlines pay rates and hiring practices, among the many details of working conditions, for the 76 orchestral musician positions covered by the agreement. The Santa Barbara Symphony will open the 66 th season October 19 and 20, 2019 with the first of nine exciting and versatile programs, “Festa Italiana!,” an evening dedicated to the beauty of Italian music. The 2019/20 season includes masterpieces by Tchaikovsky, Paganini, Brahms, Mahler, Gershwin, and a historical homage to Ludwig van Beethoven as the grand finale in May, 2020 as the world celebrates Beethoven’s 250 th anniversary. Single tickets are on sale now for the season; subscriptions provide savings and benefits and are still
available.


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Symphony to Partner with Carnegie Hall

Posted: August 08, 2019

The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to announce an historic partnership with Carnegie Hall as we combine our Concerts For Young People Program (CYP) with Carnegie’s Link Up program.  By partnering, Concerts for Young People will advance its focus on teaching fundamental musical concepts to students in grades 4-6, introducing students to the symphony orchestra, fostering new and existing relationships between the Santa Barbara Symphony and local schools and providing professional development opportunities for all participating teachers along with study guide materials.


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