Music: Homegrown

When the West produces musical talent (e.g., Fiddlers Yehudi Menuhin and Isaac Stern), it has to go East to be polished. Last week, the West opened a musical finishing school of its own, at luxuriant, seaside Santa Barbara. For $30 a week board and up to $250 for eight weeks' tuition, 50 "advanced and specially gifted musicians" will be provided with extracurricula not offered by the East's famed but city-bound Juilliard, Eastman and Curtis: a private beach and mountain scenery, as well as a list of celebrated teachers, advisers and sponsors as long as...

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