LOS ANGELES TIMES - Carlsbad Music Festival turns 10 with a packed weekend of concerts

With all the anniversaries upon us – the Los Angeles Master Chorale celebrates its 50thwith a gala at Walt Disney Concert Hall Sunday and the Los Angeles Philharmonic follows that next week with the start of a monthlong celebration of the venue's 10thanniversary – it is too easy to forget about Carlsbad. The quaint seaside village in North San Diego County is best known for Legoland. It is also home to the quirky Museum of Making Music.

But 10 years ago, a young composer at USC, Matt McBane, quietly (well, quite loudly, at times) started a modest music festival in his hometown with friends, such as the Calder Quartet.Download PDF | Full Article