The 2017-18 Season marks JoAnne Wasserman’s 24th year as Artistic Director and Conductor of SBCS. While you can read her full bio here, we’d thought we’d share a few things about her that you might not be aware of. She’s a California native, born, raised, and educated in the greater Los Angeles area, where she Read More »
2016-17 Season Kick Off Reception
Excerpted from the September 21, 2016 post…
Montecito Journal, September 21, 2106
Santa Barbara Choral Society, headed by longtime director JoAnne Wasserman, kicked off its latest season with a reception at the Music Academy of the West.
Next month the talented singers join maestro Nir Kabaretti and the SB Symphony, as well as the Quire of Voyces, UCSB, Westmont College, and San Marcos High School at the Granada for Beethoven’s 9th symphony Ode to Joy, which promises to be a cracker, with the Hallelujah Project 4 at the Lobero just two months later. Among those attending the musical bash were Brooks and Kate Firestone, Marylove Thralls, Debra Stewart, Barbara Burger, Bob Lally, Dan and Mary Secord, and Mahri Kerley.