Preliminary Round – May 3rd
The Santa Monica Kiwanis Club Music Scholarship Competition will hold preliminary auditions at Santa Monica High School, after school on Thursday, May 3rd.
Signups for Samohi Band students are posted in the Band Room.
Auditions will be evaluated by adjudicators from outside the district. Accompanists are not required for the Preliminary Round.
The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica has been providing academic scholarships to area youth for 94 years and music awards for 68 years. From current Kiwanis President tony Antich: “Dick Wagnon, longtime member of the Kiwanis Club and beloved member of the Santa Monica student music community, inspired the music awards and they are carried on in his memory annually.”
Students who are selected to proceed to the Final Round will need to complete an application. A link to the application is provided here, for your convenience. Please do NOT submit applications, until after the Preliminary Round.
The Final Round of Auditions for High School Band students will take place Thursday, May 10, from 3:30 – 6:00 pm in the Samohi Choir Room. Students competing in the Finals are limited to a 5-minute audition.