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The World's Premier Training Center for Classically Trained Musicians
Watch the testimonials of fellows who were changed by their time at the Academy
Connecting Young Performers from Around the World.
The most talented performers from not only the U.S. but also from around the entire world have come together at the Music Academy.
Committed to the Future of Classical Arts
We have created curated programs that can take even the most talented performers and springboard them into their successful future.
Empowering Our Fellows Through Technology
The Academy’s Innovation Institute inspires Academy artists and alumni
with cutting-edge curriculum and training.
Technology, media tools, and dynamic advisors fuel leaders for change in music and beyond.
From Top Talent to Successful Career
Our commitment goes further than skill, talent, and experience. We prepare and propel our fellows into lifelong careers through entrepreneurial training.
Nurturing Performers from Their Youth to World Renowned
Our SING! program is built to give your child the opportunity to discover and develop their ability to imagine and express themselves through music.
Committed to Education, Performance, and the Community
World Class. Locally Accessible.
The Music Academy has over 7,000 Alumni over their 75 year history. And thousands of world class performances have been performed on Academy stages and community venues.
"I’m so thankful to have been given the opportunity to perform with living legends and to have taken lessons from teachers I greatly admire. The atmosphere of Santa Barbara, the enthusiastic and open audience, the performance opportunities, the professional opportunities such as the Keston MAX audition… all of these things have propelled me to being one step closer to being a finer musician."
"This was the best, most artistically fulfilling summer of my life!"
"It was an amazing summer. The generosity and support the Music Academy has for each and every fellow is something no other institution can come close to."
"There is no place on earth like the Music Academy. Every experience was an opportunity to learn, and it was a blessing to have the experience in such a beautiful part of the country. I think I will look back on my time here for years to come and realize how impactful it has been on me as an artist and musician."