Music to Their Ears!
Three of the key leaders of the Santa Barbara Symphony, president and CEO Kathryn Martin, artistic director Nir Kabaretti, and board president Janet Garufis, have committed to advancing the organization over the next half decade.
It will build upon the 67-year-old organization’s programming innovation, leveraging the symphony’s new momentum and growth to look toward the bigger possibilities ahead.
In this time of the pandemic and all its challenges, the tony triumvirate bring strong, steady, and inclusive leadership, and a keen sense of responsibility to inspire, engage, and educate the community through the many facets uniquely possible by a professional orchestra.
“When faced with the daunting financial and operational challenges the pandemic created, a strength and determination was revealed, and a collaborative approach was ignited,” says Kathryn.