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Introducing
Nate Bachhuber

Nate joins MAW as Chief Artistic Officer

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The Magic
of Music

Summer
2024

Festival
Events

EXCEPTIONAL ARTISTRY
PROPELLED BY AN
AWE-INSPIRING
NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

Available Now
4 pm | Sun
Mar 24
A&L presents Roomful of Teeth
Hahn Hall
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7 pm | Sat
Apr 20
A&L presents Randall Goosby
Hahn Hall
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7 pm | Thu
May 16
A&L presents Bruce Liu
Hahn Hall
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5 pm | Sat
Jun 1
The Magic of the Music Academy – A New Era
Miraflores Campus
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Coming Soon
Lehrer Vocal Institute Series
Granada Theatre, Hahn Hall
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2 pm | Sun
May 1
Academy Festival Orchestra Series
Granada Theatre, Hahn Hall
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7:30 pm | Sat
Jun 15
PercussionFest
Hahn Hall
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7:30 pm | Tue
Jun 18
String Quartet Showcase
Hahn Hall
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7:30 pm | Wed
Jun 19
Jeremy Denk on Ives
Lehmann Hall
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Pre-Concert Picnic Eligible

This event qualifies you for a free pre-concert picnic. You will be prompted to add during seat selection, then select a table and enjoy!
7:30 pm | Fri
Jun 21
Opera Scenes
Hahn Hall
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7:30 pm | Tue
Jun 25
Teaching Artists Showcase
Hahn Hall
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7:30 pm | Wed
Jul 3
Steven Isserlis
Hahn Hall
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7:30 pm | Fri
Jul 5
The Fauré Project
Hahn Hall
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7:30 pm | Tue
Jul 23
Lawrence Brownlee
Hahn Hall
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MUSIC IN THE SOUL
CAN BE HEARD
IN THE UNIVERSE

– LAO TZU

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We invite you to immerse yourself in our 77th Summer Festival in the wonderous setting of Santa Barbara. Be moved by 60+ powerful teaching artists and the rising talent of our 137 fellows.

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