The collection consists of materials pertaining to
the Ojai Music Festival, founded in 1947. The festival is held annually in Ojai,
CA, in Ventura County. Notable conductors and performers have included Pierre
Boulez, Aaron Copland, Igor Stravinsky, Michael Tilson Thomas, Dawn Upshaw, the
Kronos Quartet and Murray Perahia, among many others. The collection includes
programs, artist biographies, press clippings, business records, and recordings.
The collection is in the midst of being processed. The finding aid will be
Established in 1947 by music aficionado John Bauer, the Ojai Music Festival
has fostered a healthy spirit of eclecticism in its adventurous programs,
gaining a worldwide reputation for attracting artists who are given artistic
freedom as they perform exceptional pieces of classical music.
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heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the
copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to
publish if the Music Library does not hold the copyright.