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                 MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST                                 •   S A N TA B A R B A R A , C A         •   OCTOBER 2010




Reed Settles in as President
                 Scott Reed, who was named president of the Music Academy in early
 An Era Begins




      July, has begun to outline a leadership agenda that will stress continuity
      with the efforts of his predecessor and financial stability, among other
      objectives.
          “I am proud to follow in the footsteps of NancyBell Coe, who did so
      much to elevate the Academy’s standing among musicians, administrators,
      and music lovers the nation over,” said Mr. Reed, whose appointment
      became effective August 16. “I want to continue the traditions that have
      made the Music Academy successful for the past 64 years.”
          Mr. Reed says he would like to increase the Academy’s visibility during
      non-summer months and further establish the Miraflores campus as a
year-round resource for local performing arts organizations, musicians, and
teachers. Specific initiatives include establishing a guest artist residency
program, and forging new community and national partnerships such as with
the Broad Stage in Santa Monica (see article below).
   He also pledged to maintain a “razor-sharp focus” on the Academy’s long-
term financial wellbeing. “That’s essential as we move forward with facility
upgrades and programmatic initiatives to bolster the Music Academy’s position
as a premier summer training program,” he said.
   Additional information on Mr. Reed’s appointment can be viewed online at
www.musicacademy.org/about-us/pressroom/scott-reed-named-president-of-                       Met Simulcasts Return to Hahn Hall
the-music-academy-of-the-west.                                                               Music Academy alumnus Juan Diego Flórez (’95) will star
                                                                                             in the new Metropolitan Opera production of Rossini’s
                                                                                             comedy Le Comte Ory, which will be screened April 9 and
Fellows at Broad Stage Feb. 27                                                               10 as part of the 2010-11 Met: Live in HD season at
                                                                                             Hahn Hall. A new production of Das Rheingold kicked off
                                                                                             this year’s simulcasts October 9. The series will continue


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       oprano Megan Hart and pianist            the annual Marilyn Horne Song
       Sun Ha “Sunny” Yoon, winners of          Competition recital. On a personal level,    with Boris Godunov on October 23 and 24. The Academy
       last summer’s Marilyn Horne Song         I have known Marilyn for years, both         will screen 12 Metropolitan Opera simulcasts over the
       Competition at Hahn Hall, will be        having performed with her at LA Opera        2010-11 season, culminating with Richard Wagner’s Die
presented in recital at the Broad Stage in      and now as director of the Broad Stage,      Walküre starring Bryn Terfel as Wotan, lord of the gods,
Santa Monica under a new partnership            and nothing makes me happier than            on May 14 and 15. Live simulcasts will be screened on
with the Music Academy. Scheduled to            working with this wonderful American         Saturday mornings; encore screenings will be offered
take place at 4 pm February 27, the             icon,” said Dale Franzen.
                                                                                             Saturday evenings and at 2 pm Sundays. Single tickets
event will include a question-and-answer            Formerly known as the Marilyn Horne      cost $25. Complete information is available online at
session with Marilyn Horne.                     Foundation Vocal Competition, the
                                                                                             www.musicacademy.org/about-us/special-events.
    “The Broad Stage is honored to be           Marilyn Horne Song Competition is a
partnering with the Music Academy on            – continued on next page
                              It is with great pleasure that I write
                                                                               Golf Invitational Tees Off Oct. 18
A Letter From The President

                              to you as the new president at Music
                              Academy of the West. We are on the



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                              cusp of an exciting new era at the Music               toried Birnam Wood Golf Club in                                  best balls of foursome format; men’s and
                              Academy, and it is with no small sense of              Montecito will host the 17th annual                              women’s divisions), a cocktail reception with
                              gratitude and awe that I take stock of our             Santa Barbara Golf Invitational on                               live jazz piano, silent and live auctions, and
                              collective good fortune.                               Monday, October 18. A perennial favorite                         a gala dinner and awards ceremony featuring
                                  First, several acknowledgements are          among area golf enthusiasts, business leaders,                         a performance by Music Academy alumna
                              in order. I would like to reiterate my           and philanthropists, the event is a benefit for                        Susanna Phillips (’02 and ’03).
                              appreciation for the efforts of my prede-        the Music Academy’s full-scholarship fund.                                 Tickets for the dinner and performance
                              cessor, NancyBell Coe, whose numerous               Chaired by Academy Board member Andy                                only are available for $250 each. NBA Hall of
                                                       institutional contri-   Chou, who serves as Santa Barbara president                            Famer Jerry West will attend the gala dinner
                                                       butions defy easy       for the global investment and banking servic-                          as a VIP guest of Northern Trust. Mr. West
                                                       quantification. To                                                                             serves as executive director of the Northern
                                                       know NancyBell is




                                                                                                                                  Monie photography
                                                                                                                                                      Trust Open, formerly known as the Los
                                                       to readily under-
                                                                                                                                                      Angeles Open and one of the longest-running
                                                       stand the affection
                                                                                                                                                      tournaments on the PGA tour.
                                                  Phillip Channing




                                                       she commands
                                                       among Academy                                                                                      For more information or to reserve
                                                       constituents and in                                                                            tickets, contact Brooke Jacobs at 695.7917
                              the broader community. We all wish her                                                                                  or bjacobs@musicacademy.org.
                              the best in her retirement.
                                  I would also personally like to thank
                              the Academy Board, and in particular
                              Chair Sharon Westby, who has already
                                                                                                                                                      Fellows at Broad Stage
                              shown herself to be a dynamic and insight-                                                                              – continued from page 1
                              ful partner. I am honored to be working                                                                                 showcase for Academy singers and vocal
                              with a Board leader of Sharon’s caliber.                                                                                pianists. The Music Academy assumed responsi-
                                  And of course, I enthusiastically
                                                                                                                                                      bility for managing the annual competition after
                              acknowledge our outstanding faculty              Diane and Selby Sullivan
                              and administrative staff, and our many                                                                                  the Marilyn Horne Foundation became part of
                              wonderful donors, patrons, alumni, and           es firm Northern Trust Co., this year’s invi-                          the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall last
                              volunteers. Our success as an organiza-          tational will honor longtime Academy bene-                             summer. Top awards, presented in honor of long-
                              tion owes to the skill and goodwill of           factors Diane and Selby Sullivan. Northern                             time Music Academy vocal accompaniment
                              such individuals.                                Trust will serve as the event’s title sponsor.                         faculty member Gwendolyn Koldofsky, are given
                                  Looking ahead, I am determined to                The single-player fee for both men and                             to the Academy singer and vocal pianist who
                              further harness the extraordinary talents        women is $750; the foursome fee for both                               demonstrate excellence in the performance of
                              of our personnel and leverage the                men and women is $2,800. Activities will                               song repertoire as well as a unique gift for
                              Academy’s campus as we embrace trans-            include a tee-off lunch, 18 holes of golf (two                         audience communication.
                              formative change in the form of the Luria
                              Education Center. A host of new program-
                              matic initiatives are in the offing as well.
                                  It is critical that we acknowledge the
                              legacy of those who have come before us,
                              even as we look to the future with such
                                                                               Donor-Exclusive CD Available
                                                                               Donors who contribute $250 or more to the                                Symphony No. 6 in
                              ardor. I am committed to continuing the
                              tradition of excellence that has made the
                                                                               Music Academy’s full-scholarship program will                            B Minor, op. 74,
                              Music Academy a leading training center          receive a limited-edition compact disc featuring                         “Pathétique,” as
                              for the world’s most talented young musi-        live recordings from the 2010 Summer Festival.                           performed by the
                              cians and an exceptional cultural resource       Highlights on this year’s donor-exclusive CD                             Academy Festival
                              for the Santa Barbara community.                 include:                                                                 Orchestra under
                                  I am proud to represent this                 • Strauss’ Don Juan, op. 20, as performed by                             Peter Oundjian.
                              tremendous organization and all of you              the Academy Festival Orchestra under the                               For a detailed list of annual giving levels
                              who make it so special.                             baton of conductor Larry Rachleff                                   and donor benefits, including membership in
                                                                               • The fourth movement of Beethoven’s                                   the Academy’s Council of Contributors, visit the
                                                                                  Symphony No. 8 in F Major, op. 93, as per-                          Academy website at www.musicacademy.org/
                                                                                  formed by the Academy Chamber Orchestra                             contribute/annual-giving or contact Shawn
                              Scott Reed, President                               under Maestro Nicholas McGegan                                      Rodriguez at 805.695.7916 or srodriguez@
                                                                               • And the third movement of Tchaikovsky’s                              musicacademy.org.
A Letter from the Chair




                                                                                        Nell Campbell
I
    t’s been barely two months since the                                                                members were faced with decamping to new offices. Also, as recent
    finale of the glorious 2010 Festival                                                                campus visitors well know, accessing the main house entrance now
    season, and already the Music                                                                       involves a somewhat circuitous path, and sharing parking areas
    Academy is fully engaged once more                                                                  with construction vehicles has become the norm. I am confident
in remaking itself – and doing so with                                                                  the end result will prove well worth the trouble, though!
poise and a sense of purpose. In recent                                                                    The good news is the Academy is more than 80 percent of the
years the Academy has demonstrated a                                                                    way toward completely funding the Luria Education Center. And
remarkable ability to pivot seamlessly                                                                  once again, we have the good fortune to be working with Frank
between presenting classical music at its                                                               Schipper Construction Co., the superb outfit behind the building
most sublime and playing host to astonishing feats of construction.                                     of Hahn Hall.
    The latest example, of course, is the Luria Education Center,                                          In closing I’d like to extend a warm welcome to new Academy
construction of which began along the north side of the campus’                                         President Scott Reed. I am looking forward to working with you!
main building on August 23. Upon completion next summer, the                                               I very much appreciate the dedication and support of the
center will boast world-class facilities for Academy Fellows and                                        extended Music Academy family.
the 30 community organizations that utilize the Miraflores campus
year-round.
    As is inevitably the case with all large-scale undertakings, this
project has not been without its disruptions. Immediately following                                     Sharon Westby
this year’s Summer Festival, for instance, many year-round staff                                        Chair, Board of Directors


                                                                                                        generously donated the wine served at Cabaret; Rose Story Farms
                                                                               Baron Spafford




                                                                                                        supplied the attractive floral arrangements. The live auction, presided
                                                                                                        over by Music Academy supporter Jan Hill, raised a record $114,000.
                                                                                                           Corporate sponsors included Business First Bank; Thomas Bollay
                                                                                                        Architects; Fell, Marking, Abkin, Montgomery, Granet & Raney, LLP;
                                                                                                        Montecito Bank & Trust; PMSM Architects; Frank Schipper Construction
                                                                                                        Co.; and Urban Developments. A complete list of event sponsors can
                                                                                                        be viewed online at www.musicacademy.org/festival.



                                                                                                              Encore Society Over 100 Members
Voice Fellows Brandon Cedel and Julia Dawson perform I’ve Never Been in Love
Before / Baby, its Cold Outside during Cabaret.



Cabaret Hits Right Notes
     his year’s Cabaret gala fundraiser, which took place August 12 at

T    Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort, netted a record $250,000 for the
     Music Academy’s full-scholarship program, an all-time high for the
signature annual benefit.                                                                                         The Academy recognized all Encore Society members July 22.
                                                                                                                  From left are Mead Northrop, Dick Meyn, and Robin Schutte.
    Four hundred guests attended the event, which featured cocktails,
dinner under the stars, and a memorable performance by Academy                                            For the first time since it was established in 1998, the Encore Society
Voice Fellows under the direction of famed pianist and collaborator                                       has surpassed 100 members. Sixteen new members joined the group
Gerald Sternbach, who also oversaw last year’s Cabaret production.                                        in the past year. The Encore Society recognizes donors who have dis-
    Event co-chairs Judy Getto and Stephen Singleton, who mobilized                                       closed estate gifts on behalf of the Music Academy or have made con-
committee members, designed this year’s logo, and helped obtain                                           tributions in support of the Academy’s endowment. For more informa-
in-kind donations of wine and floral arrangements, were instrumental in                                   tion about the Encore Society, contact Jon Bishop at 805.695.7915
increasing sponsorships and donations, according to Academy special                                       or jbishop@musicacademy.org.
events manager Brooke Jacobs. Alice Gillaroo and Susan Jorgensen
Summer Festival Preview!

Warren Jones to Conduct ‘Barber’ in 2011
B
       eloved faculty member Warren Jones         duction of The Barber of Seville just once,                     vocal piano and interpretation.
       will serve as conductor for the Music      in 1982.                                                           Following his stint conducting Mascagni’s
       Academy’s 2011 opera production of             “Having just staged a magnificent                           L’amico Fritz for the San Francisco Opera’s
       The Barber of Seville, which will be       production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, the                        Merola Opera Program last summer, Joshua
presented at The Granada in Santa Barbara         greatest opera ever written, how wonderful                      Kosman wrote in the San Francisco
on August 5 and 7. He will succeed George         it will be to perform Rossini’s The Barber                      Chronicle that “Jones ... shaped the per-
Manahan, music director of the New York           of Seville, the greatest comic opera ever                       formance tenderly and precisely.”
City Opera, who has conducted the last            written,” said Ms. Horne, who has directed                         Next year’s Festival season also will see
three Academy opera productions.                  the Academy Voice Program since 1997.                           the return of conductors Larry Rachleff,
    “I am thrilled at the invitation to con-          A member of the Music Academy faculty                                                 Nicholas McGegan,




                                                                                                   Donald Dietz
duct The Barber of Seville in 2011. This          since 1993, Mr. Jones was recently named                                                  Peter Oundjian,
sparkling operatic cornerstone will finally       Collaborative Pianist of the Year for 2010 by                                             and Leonard
re-join the Music Academy canon – and the         Musical America. Also a faculty member at                                                 Slatkin. The Music
opportunity for our Voice Fellows to be           Manhattan School of Music, he is principal                                                Academy’s
guided by Marilyn Horne, the great Rosina         pianist of the acclaimed Santa Barbara-                                                   64th annual
of our time, should prove to be extraordi-        based chamber ensemble Camerata Pacifica                                                  Summer Festival
nary,” said Mr. Jones, referring to one of        and frequently performs with many of                                                      will take place
Ms. Horne’s signature performance roles.          today’s most acclaimed singers. At the                                                    from June 20 to
    The Music Academy has mounted a pro-          Music Academy, he serves as director of                         Leonard Slatkin           August 13, 2011.




Academy Launches                                     Shirley Cribbs (seated
Car-Donation Program                                 right) was named an
                                                     Honorary Member of the
The Music Academy has launched a com-                Women’s Auxiliary of the
prehensive vehicle-donation program in               Music Academy of the West
partnership with Ventura-based nonprofit             during the organization’s
Cars 4 Causes. Twelve vehicles have been             annual luncheon on June 10.
donated this year, and the Academy hopes             Shirley was recognized for
to add to that tally in the coming months.           her many years of dedicated
    The Music Academy receives 70 percent            service to the Auxiliary and
of the net proceeds from each donated                the Music Academy, particu-
                                                                                                                                                            Patty Jacquemin
vehicle; all proceeds directly benefit the           larly her contributions to the
Academy’s full-scholarship program.                  Compeer program. Since the
    All vehicles, even those not currently           Auxiliary’s founding in 1954, only six other women have been so honored. The Auxiliary also
running, are accepted, and donations are             installed new board officers, welcomed 19 new members, and presented a check in the
100 percent tax-deductible. Cars 4 Causes            amount of $100,000 to the Music Academy for its full-scholarship program. Also pictured
handles all donation details.                        are Auxiliary treasurer Debbie Geremia (seated left) and chair Meg DiNapoli.
    “It is gratifying to provide a service that
makes donating unwanted vehicles so easy,”
said Cars 4 Causes Executive Director Pat
Jessup, whose organization helped sponsor
this year’s May Madness sale. “The Music
Academy is an exemplary nonprofit partner
                                                     Staff News                                                   Originally from Pleasanton, California,
                                                                                                                  Marcia graduated from UCSB and attended
and we are extremely impressed with its              Marcia Swires has begun serving in the                       Université de Poitiers in France. She
car-donation program.”
                                                     newly created full-time position of senior                   previously worked as an accountant at
    For more information on the benefits
                                                     accountant at the Music Academy.                             Astro Aerospace and Islands Publishing.
of donating a car to the Music Academy,
contact Jon Bishop at 695.7915.
             By Robert W. Weinman                                             Baritone Ed Parks (’06) recently performed the role of the Count in
  Alumni NewsCellist Nicholas Canellakis (’01) performed Mendelssohn’s        Le Nozze di Figaro at Opera Theatre of St. Louis. … Soprano Jennifer
             String Quintet No. 1 in A Major with the Chamber Music           Rivera (’97) recently appeared as Rosina at Portland Opera. … Pianist
             Society of Lincoln Center in May. … Cellist Fang Fang Xu         Gilles Vonsattel (’99) performed with Ida Kavafian in Alice Tully Hall
             (’00) soloed in a Carnegie Hall performance of the Eric          and gave a recital at the Rockport Chamber Music Festival. … Pianist
             Whitacre musical Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings. …             Viktor Valkov (’06) recently performed as part of the series “Voices of
             Violist Jonathan Moerschel (’99, ’00, and ’01) and his           American Music” in Zankel Hall. … Pianist Gregory DeTurck (’05), win-
             Calder Quartet were featured at Le Poisson Rouge in April. …     ner of the Juilliard William Petschek Piano Debut Recital Award, recently
             Violinist Minyoung Chang (’00 and ’02) has moved from            gave a recital in Alice Tully Hall. … Vassily Primakov (’98) performed at
             the New York Philharmonic to the Los Angeles Philharmonic.       the Caramoor Festival and is currently touring South Africa. His latest
             … Three string alumni are enjoying success with the ensem-       recording of Mozart piano concertos was named “disk of the week” by
             ble Shir Ami, which is devoted to performing music sup-          classical radio station WQXR and has received glowing reviews. … Pianist
             pressed by the Nazis. Noah Geller (’03 and ’04) also serves      Anna Polonsky (’97 and ’98) gave a recital at the Morgan Library. She
             as first violin with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and violinist   will also perform with Camerata Pacifica this season. … Pianist Richard
Michael Klotz (’97 and ’98) and cellist Jason Calloway (’04) are part         Glazier (’87) recently performed selections from the American Songbook
of the well-known Amernet String Quartet. Shir Ami has performed all          on Los Angeles’ KCET. … Soyeon Lee (’99) won first prize in the presti-
over the United States and Canada, and just completed a European              gious 2010 Naumburg Piano Competition and will have a solo recital in
tour. … Violinist Giora Schmidt (’01) and cellist Zuill Bailey (’89, ’94,     Weill Hall in March. … Pianist Tanya Gabrielian (’07) was to have her
and ’95) have been touring the United States performing the Beethoven         Paris debut at the famous Salle Cortot on October 11. … Douglas
                                       Triple Concerto (with pianist Navah    Bailard (horn, ’63 and ’64) died on July 1 in Estes Park, Colorado.
                                       Perlman). … Violinist Ari Streisfeld   Robert W. Weinman is a member of the Music Academy Board of Directors.
                                       (’01, ’02, and ’03) is a member of     He chairs the Board’s Student Activities and Alumni Committee.
                                       the JACK Quartet based in New York.
                                       The new music group was the sub-
                                       ject of a recent New York Times
                                       feature by Anthony Tommasini. …
                                       Tenor Lance (Clinker) Ryan (’99)
                                       has become a star heldentenor.
                                       He recently performed Siegfried in
                                       Bayreuth and is scheduled to do so
                                       with Opera Frankfurt. He has also
Soprano Susanna Phillips will          performed Bacchus at the Met,
perform at the Santa Barbara           Dresden, and Vienna, and Calaf in
Golf Invitational gala dinner          Amsterdam. This month he will
Oct. 18.                               perform Don Jose at La Scala. …
Soprano Susanna Phillips (’02 and ’03) will perform in Beethoven’s
Ninth Symphony in October with the Santa Barbara Symphony. She just
won the prestigious Beverly Sills Artist Award and recently appeared with
mezzo Holli Harrison (’02) in Don Giovanni at Fort Worth Opera. …
Tenor Leonard Capalbo (’00, ’01, and ’04) debuted this month at the
Chicago Lyric Opera as Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth. Thomas Hampson
(’78 and ’79) plays the title role. … Mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke (‘02)
was featured in a recent Opera News article that made note of her
“bewitching singing and opalescent tone” and her “grave, self-
possessed beauty.” She recently appeared in the Chicago Opera Theater           A Place for Future Fellows
production of Giasone. … Soprano Nadine Sierra (’07) and pianist                Construction crews have made rapid progress on groundwork for
Tamara Sanikidze (’07) have been named San Francisco Opera Adler                the Luria Education Center. Once complete next summer, the
Fellows for 2011. They are slated to appear in Opera Santa Barbara              $11 million facility will include a 120-seat masterclass venue,
productions in April. ... Soprano Kathleen Kim (’04) will star as
                                                                                an expanded music library and listening area, the latest in com-
Madame Mao in the Met’s production of Nixon in China, which will
be screened in Hahn Hall on February 12 and 13. … Soprano Elaine                puter and networking technologies, critically needed individual
Alvarez (’05) recently performed the role of Micaëla in Florida Grand           and ensemble practice rooms and teaching facilities, an enclosed
Opera’s production of Carmen. … Soprano Wendy Bryn Harmer                       dining pavilion and adjoining outdoor courtyard, a pair of
(’02 and ’03) performed as Freia in Das Rheingold, which opened                 lounges, a catering kitchen, and a food service area.
this year’s Met: Live in HD season at Hahn Hall on October 9. …
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             Council Spotlight
                                                                                              S.B. Foundation Funds Internship
 For the Roneys, It’s All About Family                                                        Through its new Mini-Grants program, the Santa Barbara
                                                                                              Foundation fully funded this year’s Music Academy
 Rick and Regina Roney were classical music novices when they arrived in Santa Barbara        Professional Advancement Internship.
 as recently declared retirees in 2001. But a Newcomers Club event featuring a Music              Spanning the Academy’s annual Summer School and
 Academy masterclass sampler would change that.
                                                                                              Festival, the nine-week intern program is designed to help
     “We had very little knowledge of and exposure to opera or the symphony before
 coming here. We were too busy working and raising a family,” recalled Rick Roney, a          participants prepare for careers in nonprofit fundraising.
 former high-tech executive whose family lived in the Bay Area for the previous 32 years.     Charles F. Callahan II, who recently earned a master’s
     “We were just thrilled to be at the masterclass sam-                                     degree at Indiana University’s Center on Philanthropy,
 pler, not only to hear the music but to see the Fellow                                       worked closely with Academy Institutional Advancement
 and teacher interact. I could actually hear the music                                        staff on a variety of projects as this year’s intern.
 change and improve, even with my tin ear. It was amaz-                                           “We are excited about funding the internship program,”
 ing to see the difference a master teacher could make.”
                                                                                              said Ron Gallo, president and CEO of the Santa Barbara
     Soon thereafter the Roneys’ involvement with the
 Music Academy grew by leaps and bounds. The couple                                           Foundation, which administers philanthropic donations
 steadily set aside more of their summer schedule to                                          in support of local nonprofits and college-bound students.
 attend Festival events before becoming Council of                                            “There is nothing more important than identifying and
 Contributors members in 2005 and Compeers the year                                           bringing along the next generation of leadership.”
 after that.
     “That really got us hooked,” said Regina. “Our first
 Fellow was a solo pianist, which led to our gaining a
 new appreciation for piano music. And then we had a Voice Fellow, who piqued our
 interest in opera quite significantly.”
     Now full-fledged Academy devotees, they routinely clear their calendar for the
                                                                                              2011 Vocal Auditions in Hahn Hall
 entirety of each eight-week Summer Festival.                                                 Donors at the “Soloist” level will have an opportunity in
     The Roneys, who originally met as high school students in Glen Ridge, New Jersey,        December to hear some of the world’s most talented
 pride themselves on their civic engagement. They both spent a decade as full-time            young singers as they vie for coveted positions in the
 volunteers for the Beyond War Foundation, and today Rick chairs the Santa Barbara            Academy’s internationally renowned Voice Program for
 County Reentry Project, which aims to stem the cycle of recidivism among former state        2011. Voice Program candidates will perform live for
 prisoners. Regina, a former mediator and interior designer, actively supports the Santa      Marilyn Horne and other faculty members in Hahn Hall
 Barbara Museum of Art and the Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara.                                 at 4 pm on December 4. Access to this event is
     The only thing they take more seriously than community work is family. The Roneys,       reserved for Music Academy donors of $1,000 and
 who also enjoy art and film, seldom miss an opportunity to connect with their daughter,
 son-in-law, and two grandchildren in Sacramento.
                                                                                              above. To become a supporter of the Academy’s full-
     “We are a very close-knit family. I think there’s a strong family element to the Music   scholarship training program and receive your audition
 Academy of the West, which we couldn’t help but respond to,” said Regina.                    invitation, contact Shawn Rodriguez at 805.695.7916
     For Council membership information, call 805.695.7915.                                   or srodriguez@musicacademy.org.

				
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