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Sundays August 28 or September 4– Auditions in the afternoon. Audition Info


Sunday, September 11th Fall Orchestra Rehearsals begin.

Week of Sunday, September 11th, Chamber Group rehearsals begin.

Orchestras and Chamber Groups rehearse weekly thru mid-May, except where noted.


TOCCATA & SINFONIETTA Orchestras – Sunday –  2:30-3:30pm

VIVACE Orchestra – Sunday – 3:30-5:30pm

Orchestra Rehearsal Location:

El Montecito Presbyterian Church, 1455 East Valley Road, Santa Barbara, CA


No rehearsals on Thanksgiving Weekend – November 27th


Sunday, December 11th – Winter Orchestra Concert, 6pm

First Presbyterian Church of Santa Barbara (at State and Constance)

Dress Rehearsals begin approx. 2pm


Sunday, December 18 - 1:30pm

Chamber Ensemble Masterclass with Mary Beth Woodruff

El Montecito Presbyterian Church, Sanctuary


Winter Break - December 19th – January 7th

Sunday, January 8th – Orchestras & Chamber Groups Rehearsals resume.

Please note we will have rehearsal during school Spring Break.


April 9th - No rehearsal on EASTER Sunday


 Artistry of Strings Benefit Weekend: Events & Schedule


Saturday, April 15th Vivace Rehearsal Masterclass with Guest Artists

3:30 - 5:00pm at El Montecito Presbyterian Church, Parish Hall


Sunday, April 16th - ESTP Rehearsal 3:30-4:30pm, El Montecito Presbyterian Church

(no Sunday rehearsal for Toccata, Sinfonietta, and Vivace)

Sunday, April 16th – Artistry of Springs Concert, 7pm

Lehmann Hall, Music Academy of the West


Saturday, May 13th - Spring Concert, 4pm

Hahn Hall, Music Academy of the West

Dress Rehearsals earlier on Saturday, time TBD


Sunday, May 21st - Spring Chamber Music Showcase, 4pm

El Montecito Presbyterian Church, Sanctuary

Questions? e-mail                                                             rev.03/15/23pm

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