Transcendent and immersive musical experiences that spark joy,
challenge the mind, and ignite the spirit.


Enable artists and inquisitive audiences to engage with one another around adventurous programming in the intimate setting of Ojai and reach out beyond the Festival and the Ojai community throughout the year to connect with broader audiences.

Board of Directors
Jerrold L. Eberhardt, Chairman of the Board
Barry Sanders, Vice-Chair Governance 
Don Pattison, Vice-Chair Development 
Cathryn Krause, Secretary
Hope Tschopik Schneider, Treasurer
Margaret Bates, MD
Jamie Bennett
Michele Brustin
NancyBell Coe
Laurel Crary, OFWC President
Ruth Eliel
Stephan Farber
Fred Fisher
Greg Grinnell
Luther Luedtke
Tom McNalley
Glenn Mercer
Maurice Singer
Bridget Tsao Brockman
Neil Selman

Artistic & Executive Director
Ara Guzelimian 

Board of Governors
William J. Shanbrom, Co‐Chair
Kate Barnhart, Co‐Chair
Sasha and Bill Anawalt
Ann Barrett
Barbara Barry
Marjorie Beale
Sue Bienkowski
Judy and Merrill Blau
Steven Block
Susan Bowey
Thomas Brod
Barbara Cohn
Jill Cohen
Barbara Delaune Warren
Penny Donnelly
Kathy and James Drummy
Michael Dunn
William Duxler
Constance Eaton
Lisa Field
Betsy Greenberg
Lennie and Bernie Greenberg
Chris Hacker and Will Thomas
Mary and Jon Hogen
Pamela Burton and Richard Hertz
Linda Joyce Hodge
Scott Johnson
Moe Krabbe
Leslie Lassiter
Kathy and David Leeds
Raulee Marcus
Sharon McNalley
Pamela Melone
Jane Taylor and Frederic Ohringer
David Oxtoby
Ron Phillips
Arthur Rieman
Barry Schifrin
Peter Schneider
Abby Sher
Greg Smith
Anne-Marie Spataru
Gary Wasserman
Jane Weirick
Suzanne Wilson
Joan Wynn
Robin Roy and Cathy Zoi

Directors Emeritus
Rick Gould, MD
Joan Kemper
Stephen J.M. Morris
Esther Wachtell

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