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Santa Barbara Strings Artistry of Strings

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$10 – $40
Mary Beth Woodruff, courtesy Santa Barbara Strings.

Santa Barbara Strings Artistry of Strings benefit concert will take place on Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. at Hahn Hall at the Music Academy of the West. The benefit will provide support to nurture young string musicians and sustain their teaching artists. The artists appearing will be Mary Beth Woodruff, violin, founder and director of Santa Barbara Strings; Jane Chung, violin; Basil Vendryes, viola; and Andrew Smith, cello.   

The program is: Beethoven String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 18, No. 6, Shostakovich String Quartet No. 7 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 108, and Mendelssohn String Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 12. A complimentary Artists’ Reception will follow the concert featuring local wines. Tickets for the Artistry of Strings are available online, or at the event. For more information, please visit