Our Mission: To make a unique and enduring contribution to the world of music by:
advancing the development of the next generation of great classically trained musicians.
cultivating discerning, appreciative, and adventurous audiences.
The Music Academy is among the nation’s preeminent summer training program for gifted young artists. At its ocean-side, ten-acre campus in Santa Barbara, California, the Academy provides these musicians with the opportunity for advanced study and performance under the guidance of internationally renowned teaching artists, guest conductors, and soloists during its Summer School & Festival, presenting nearly 120 public events on campus and in downtown Santa Barbara.
The 2023 Summer School & Festival takes place June 12 through August 5.