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Auditions: In Person: Sunday August 27th. Video: submit by August 20th  Audition Info


Sunday, September 10th  Fall Orchestra Rehearsals begin.

Week of Sunday, September 17th - Chamber Group rehearsals begin.

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


ESTP Orchestra – Sundays once a month 1:30-2:30. Usually first Sunday of each month except for Sept, Nov./Dec. and concerts:  Sept 10th,Oct 1st, Nov. 5th, Nov. 19th, concert Dec. 3rd, Jan. 7th, Feb. 4th, March 3rd, April 7th, May 5th, concert May 11th


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

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

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

Sunday, October 29th - Adapted Rehearsal Schedule: Halloween Taco Truck/Costume Party

ESTP invited to party, Toccata 1-2pm, Sinfonietta 1-2pm, Vivace 1:45-3:15pm

Manning Park – 3:30-5:30 Halloween Taco Truck/Costume Party

Early dinner and treats will be served. Join the fun, spooky games, and stringed family camaraderie!

November 26th  - No rehearsals on Thanksgiving Weekend


Sunday, December 3rd  – Winter Orchestra Concert, 6pm

Hahn Hall, Music Academy

Dress Rehearsals begin approx. 2pm


Sunday, December 10th 1:30pm - Chamber Ensemble Masterclass with Mary Beth Woodruff

El Montecito Presbyterian Church, Sanctuary


Winter Break - December 10th – January 6th

Sunday, January 7th  – Orchestras & Chamber Groups Rehearsals resume.


March 31st  - No rehearsal on EASTER Sunday


Artistry of Strings Benefit Weekend:

Friday, April 12th - Artistry of Strings Concert, 7pm

Lehmann Hall, Music Academy

Reception to follow.


Saturday, May 11th  - Spring Concert, 4pm

Hahn Hall, Music Academy

Dress Rehearsals begin approx. 12pm


Sunday, May 19th  - Spring Chamber Music Showcase, 4pm

El Montecito Presbyterian Church, Sanctuary 


Questions? e-mail                                              rev. 1/11/2024pm


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