Santa Barbara High School Bands are under the direction of Mr. Dylan Aguilera.

Colorado born and Southern California raised, Mr. Aguilera has led a diversely musical life. His past performance endeavors range from the classical chamber, band, and orchestral stages to those of the big band, reggae, and dixie genres. Before coming to Santa Barbara High, he had held music coaching and teaching positions with Dos Pueblos High, Harding University Partnership, and Quincy Jones Elementary Schools. Additional teaching experiences include those performed at Florence Nightingale Middle School, John Liechty Middle School, and the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles Symphonic Winds program. 
Mr. Aguilera earned his Bachelors of Music in Trombone Performance from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his Masters of Arts in Teaching from the Longy School of Music of Bard College.

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Santa Barbara High School

Music Department

Dylan Aguilera, Director

700 E. Anapamu Street 

Santa Barbara CA 93101


Phone:  (805) 966-9101 etx. 5069


Dylan Aguilera
​SBHS Band Director

2019 Highlights

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We are excited to announce that our 2nd Annual Mattress Fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday, February 9th!

APRIL 2020

On April 7th, the Advanced Jazz  Band will perform for the Sarah House and Grace Fisher Foundation at 5pm.

MAY 2020
The Santa Barbara High School Annual Jazz Festival will be held on May 16th at the Santa Barbara High School Auditorium, 8AM - 6PM.