1070 Fairway Road
Santa Barbara, CA

The Music Academy of the West advances the development of 21st century classically trained musicians and cultivates discerning, appreciative, and adventurous audiences. Founded in 1947, the Academy operates on a 10-acre, ocean-side campus in Santa Barbara, California. Music Academy of the West’s world-renowned eight-week Summer Festival comprises more than 170 events. Programs comprise voice, vocal piano, collaborative piano, instrumental, and solo piano. The Academy began a four-year partnership with the London Symphony Orchestra in 2018 focused on education and performance on both continents. 

2019 Summer Festival at the Music Academy of the West, June 17-August 10

The 72nd annual festival includes 170 performances by faculty, guest artists, and fellows; masterclasses; orchestra and chamber music concerts; and a fully staged opera at the Academy’s Miraflores campus and in venues throughout Santa Barbara. For tickets and more information, visit musicacademy.org.

Music Academy of the West

1070 Fairway Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

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