The Music Academy of the West is among the nation’s preeminent summer schools and festivals for gifted young classically trained musicians. At its ocean-side campus in Santa Barbara, the Academy provides these musicians with the opportunity for advanced study and performance under the guidance of internationally renowned faculty artists, guest conductors, and soloists. Enjoy a master class from the 2016 session led by renowned baritone Thomas Hampson.

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In song, you have one of the most amazing diaries of any generation’s culture at a given time.

Thomas Hampson