Santa Barbara Symphony to Hold Youth Ensemble Auditions

Staff Report The Santa Barbara Symphony will hold auditions for its Junior Orchestra and Youth Symphony at Santa Barbara Community Church on August 14, 16, and 19. Auditions for violinists will take place on Monday, August 14; auditions for violists, cellists, and bassists will take place on Wednesday, August 16; and auditions for wind, brass, and percussion players will take […]

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Local kids perform community concerts

Local kids perform community concerts Staff Report Local children were featured performers in two free community concerts presented in February by the Santa Barbara Symphony Music Education Center and the Santa Barbara Unified School District at the Marjorie Luke Theatre and San Marcos High School Auditorium. The concert on Feb. 2 featured participants in BRAVO!, an afterschool program that provides […]

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SB Symphony presents Concerts for Young People Jan. 26 & 27

Staff Report In response to growing demand, the Santa Barbara Symphony will present four Concerts for Young People over two days at the Granada Theatre – a twofold increase over last year. Performances will take place at 10 and 11:30 am on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, Jan. 27. Now in its sixth decade, the Concerts for Young People program is designed to introduce […]

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Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Santa Barbara Symphony

Staff Report The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor David Lockington, will provide stirring orchestral accompaniment to screened excerpts from Disney’s beloved Fantasia films at the Granada Theatre on January 28 and 29. Also featuring Hindemith’s richly colorful Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber as well as Maestro Lockington’s own Ceremonial Fantasy Fanfare, the performances will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, […]

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