Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra

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SBCO Office (805) 966-2441


Support SBCO Today!

SBCO depends more upon donations from individuals than any other source of income. Ticket sales alone do not cover the wonderful music provided by Maestro Ohyama and our world-class musicians. Please join us and help support this Santa Barbara treasure. 

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The Future of SBCO

As many of you may be aware, the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra is undergoing a transition concerning our 2017 - 2018 concerts and future seasons.  We have made a decision to place our upcoming season on a temporary hold, as we reexamine our organization and our future as a chamber orchestra.  

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The Piano Boys!

The Piano Boys” are brothers, Zeyn and Rhyan Shweyk.  Both play the piano and have been attending concerts through our “Free Seats for Families” program for years.  Thanks to you, our donors. You have provided opportunities for young musicians and their families to attend and learn from our concerts. 

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Ambrecht & Associates, Ann Jackson Family Foundation, Association of California Symphony Orchestras, Jacki Belt & Fred Clough, Bryant & Sons, California Art’s Council, Paula & Joe Campanelli, Chaucer’s Books, Community Dividends Program (Montecito Bank & Trust), Courthouse Legacy Foundation, Edward S. DeLoreto, Dr. Robert & Christine Emmons, Picture Perfect Photography; Louie Esquivel, Rosalind & Robert Fendon, Gelson’s Market, Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, Dr. Bernard Gondos, Robert Hanrahan, Hutton Parker Foundation, Linda L. Hedgepeth & Michael Millhollan, Jeannie’s Ceramic Studio, Connie & Richard Kennelly, Jill Dore Kent, Lois S. Kroc, Sherry & Don Lafler, Lobero Theatre Foundation, Toni & Roy Martinez, Keith Mautino, Esther & Patrick McKinley, Montecito Bank & Trust, Lois Moore, Kristen O’Donnell, Eric Oltmann & Susan Van Abel, Pence Winery, Ellen Pillsbury Fund, Ellen & John Pillsbury, Lisa & Richard Ross, Linda & Steve Rosso, Santa Barbara Auto Group, Santa Barbara Foundation, Towbes Foundation, Union Bank, Jo Beth Van Gelderen, Via Maestra 42, Katherine Wilbur & Greg Karayan


The 2016-17 Season presents a wealth of world-class artistry performed by a critically acclaimed orchestra. Read More »

Supper Club

Get your reservation today for Supper Club before our Lobero Concerts.

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Become a Supporter

Consider making a donation to the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra.

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The SBCO gave lyricism and life to both the works by Mozart. Like finely crafted crystal, these pieces were specimens of proportion and light.”

—The SB Independent

We are fortunate to enjoy the quality performances which the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra brings to us.”

—Michael Towbes

As long-time supporters of SBCO we have seen the orchestra grow into the fine ensemble it is today. It plays a vital role in the cultural richness of this community.”

—Robert & Christine Emmons