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 updated periodically.
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
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Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All
other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their 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 where The UC Regents do not
hold the copyright.
Portions of collection unprocessed. Material in the Unprocessed Materials series is
unavailable for access. Please contact Special Collections reference
(firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.