Passings

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Joseph Richter and John Sonquist, both esteemed Santa Barbara Music Club members and performers.  Joseph Richter, pianist, teacher, coach, arranger, composer/lyricist, penned 7 musicals produced off-Broadway, was arranger for the Steve Allen Tonight Show, and was musical director for numerous touring productions, including A […]

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President’s Message, 2016

As your incoming president, I am excited to work with an organization so vital to and supportive of our Santa Barbara music community, be it delightful free concerts on alternate Saturdays, outreach performances in senior centers, or providing assistance to talented young musicians through our scholarship program. First off, I would like to express my […]

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New Website Design

Through the generous donation of resources by Inlineos LLC, we are happy to present a bolder, cleaner Website that is easier to use. The new design features a bolder look, easier navigation, a concert calendar (in progress) that is easier to use and that makes our concert locations easier to find, online donations and newsletter […]

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In Memoriam: Roger Herren

Roger Herren
We were very sad to learn of the recent late-September passing of Roger Herren, who faithfully and energetically supported the SBMC for years by preparing the Faulkner Gallery prior to each concert and restoring it afterwards. Besides rolling our 9-foot Steinway out of storage and placing it precisely, Roger set up and took down close […]

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