Tag archives: Makena Tate

Makena Tate
By Stella Haffner   |   June 11, 2024

Preparing for her final year at Berklee College of Music, Makena Tate – a Crane Country Day School and San Marcos High School alum – reflects on how her relationship with music has changed over the years.  Dear Montecito, Last month I Ubered to a gig and the driver immediately asked: “Why do you like […]

The ‘Makena Tate Project’
By Stella Haffner   |   December 27, 2022

Early career singer-songwriter Makena Tate attributes her confidence on stage to her Santa Barbara upbringing. The Crane School alumna says: “Being at Crane really gave me this great foundation for what I love now. It felt like there was no judgment, that everyone there wanted you to succeed. But having supportive teachers like Shana Arthurs […]