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 
Michele Brustin, Vice-Chair Development 
Cathryn Krause, Secretary
Stephan Farber, Treasurer
Olin Barrett
Jamie Bennett
NancyBell Coe
Cheree Edwards (OFWC President)
Ruth Eliel 
Frederick B. Fisher, AIA, FAAR
Glenn Mercer
David Oxtoby
Maurice Singer
Bridget Tsao Brockman
Hope Tschopik Schneider
Merrill Williams

Artistic & Executive Director
Ara Guzelimian 

Board of Governors
William J. Shanbrom, Co‐Chair
Kate Barnhart, Co‐Chair
Barbara Barry
Margaret Bates
Sue Bienkowski
Steven Block
Bret Bradigan
Pamela Burton 
Hyon Chough
Jill Cohen
James Drummy
William Duxler
Constance Eaton
Lisa Field
Bernard A. Greenberg
Greg Grinnell
Richard Hertz
Scott Johnson
Moe Krabbe
Leslie Lassiter
Raulee Marcus
Sharon McNalley
Pamela Melone
David Nygren
Abby Sher
Greg Smith
Esther Wachtell
Jane Weirick
Barbara Delaune Warren

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


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