About the Santa Barbara Symphony

Loribeth Gregory-Beck

Loribeth Gregory-Beck, Director of Education & Community Engagement, has an extensive background in developing music education programs. At the LA Phil, she led the Young Composer Programs and projects for the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA), on which she worked with artists such as Andrew Norman, Gabriela Ortiz, Tania León, and the International Contemporary Ensemble.

She co-produced performances appearing at the Ojai Music Festival, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Super Bowl. She also worked with Stanford researchers on data-driven approaches to music education. Her other experience includes concert & recording production, marketing and communications, program & curriculum design, assessment, and front of house management. She has a M.A. in Ethnomusicology from University of California, Riverside, where she was graduate instructor and lecturer, and a B.A. in Music, magna cum laude, with emphasis in Composition and Violin Performance and a minor in Anthropology from Webster University.