Tag archives: MARLI

Think Fast: Real-time Competition, Digital Challenge on Tap for MAW
By Steven Libowitz   |   August 5, 2021

The Music Academy of the West morphed into a virtual institute by necessity because of the COVID pandemic last summer, employing its inventive MARLI program — Music Academy Remote Learning Institute — to maintain connection with its faculty and fellows from around the world via a variety of platforms on the Internet and the use […]

MAW, Please: ‘Restorative Power of Live Music’ Returns to Montecito
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 17, 2021

Faced with the pervasive pandemic protocols in the summer of 2020, the Music Academy of the West proved its mettle by coming up with MARLI — the Music Academy Remote Learning Institute — a technical wonder that allowed students and faculty to immerse themselves in learning and music making even if only virtually and in […]

MAW Faculty, Fellows Making the Most of MARLI
By Steven Libowitz   |   July 9, 2020

Faced with closing down the campus this summer, the Music Academy of the West’s summer festival performed a pivot so dramatic that anyone watching in person might have suffered whiplash. Rather than having the 134 fellows from around the world immersed in studies, classes, rehearsals, and performances on the Miraflores campus in Montecito, everything would […]

Stir it Up: Music Academy’s MARLI Offers Positive Vibrations
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 11, 2020

Back in January, 2020 was looking to be a pretty exciting year for the Music Academy of the West. Not only had the summer music institute respected around the world just hired Jamie Broumas, the former Director of Classical and New Music Programs at Washington’s famed Kennedy Center, for the newly created position of Chief […]