• Cody Westheimer premiered symphony piece tributing Chumash heritage with Santa Barbara Symphony

    7 days ago - By USC

    USC Thornton composition program alum Cody Westheimer will world premiere a symphonic piece at the Santa Barbara Symphony at the Granada Theatre on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 20 at 3:00 p.m. Westheimer's “Wisdom of the Water, Earth, Sky” will be conducted by artistic director Nir Kabaretti and performed by Chumash descendants Marianne Parra and Ernestine Ygnacio-DeSoto.
    Westheimer, a Santa Barbara local and nature lover, honors the Santa Barbara region's Chumash heritage with a visual homage of connection, community and culture. The program will also feature Robert Schumann's “Piano...
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