Listening Then & Now

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Date & Time

Mon, Nov 29 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Wed, Dec 01 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Address (map)

1070 Fairway Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117

Venue (website)

Hahn Hall, Music Academy of the West

An all-new delightfully surprising and in-depth multi-media presentation in Hahn Hall curated by the Music Academy’s Director of Audience Experience & Engagement Henry Michaels.

This four-part series brings you inside music and history to provoke your curiosity. Each 75-minute session visits specific moments in time, giving you context for listening and insight about the culture.

Enjoy discussion over coffee in the lobby after each event!

I Hear Dead People: The Cult of Genius & the Musical Museum

Is the concert hall…haunted? Find out how and why voices of the past came to dominate concert life.

MON, NOV 29, 1:30 PM: PART ONE of this series delves into the complex story behind the emergence of a canon of musical masterworks.

WED, DEC 1, 1:30 PM: PART TWO traces its development from a revolutionary concept to an entrenched tradition.


$20 General, $10 Community Access, 7-17s Free

Limited Community Access Tickets sold at the door prior to the event


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