Dear Friends of Cabrillo Festival, I am pleased to announce that D. Riley Nicholson has assumed his role as our new Executive Director, beginning this
Introduction by Farnaz Fatemi, 2023 Cabrillo Festival Poet-In-Residence It was a thrill and honor to serve as Poet-in-Residence for this year’s Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary
Poet-in-Residence FARNAZ FATEMI An Iranian American poet and writer, Farnaz Fatemi is Santa Cruz County Poet Laureate for 2023 and 2024. She is a founding
Heyder will receive a commissioning award, serve as composer-in-residence and have his piece premiered during the 2024 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music season. Contact: Mona Baroudi
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Names New Executive Director Riley Nicholson to assume role October 1, 2023 Contact: Mona Baroudi SANTA CRUZ, CA—June 1, 2023–The Cabrillo
Contact: Mona Baroudi Season highlights include two World premiere commissions, one US premiere, nine West Coast premieres: three percussion concerti; a tribute to Cabrillo Festival
Emerging Black Composers Project to Partner with Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Offering Additional Prize Commission
Winner will be chosen from 2023 pool of applicants, EBCP deadline extended to February 13, 2023. SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 9,2023 —The San Francisco Conservatory of
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces that Executive Director Ellen Primack will step down after the 61st Season, August 2023
Contact: Mona Baroudi415.firstname.lastname@example.org SANTA CRUZ, CA—January 17, 2023—Ellen Primack, longtime Executive Director of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, has announced she will step down
To my beloved community, After a profoundly rewarding career stewarding the Cabrillo Festival for more than three decades, I have decided now to step down
In response to The Violins of Hope, Guest Blogger Kendall Grady asks: How can we heal a wound without reducing its significance or ceding power to its source? How can we protect the future from a repetition of the past without falling backwards?
Guest Blogger Kendall Grady considers the intertextuality of Moonlight: Second Oboe Concerto, composed by Kevin Puts and the film ‘Moonlight,’ directed by Barry Jenkins.
Like so many of our counterparts in the performing arts, the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra was hit by an outbreak of Covid cases–particularly impacting our (unmasked) wind and brass players. Determined to continue, Cristi and the orchestra reprogrammed our second weekend with works for strings and percussion.