Join us at our first BPA meeting of the year, where you can meet the directors and the board, ask questions, and chat about the year ahead.
— A Letter from Kevin McKeown, Director of Bands — Dear Samohi Band Students and Parents, Thank you all for waiting so patiently for news of what this year’s program is going to look like for the Samohi Bands. We are still waiting to hear from the district on what the final schedule will be, … Continue reading Fall Band Information and Registration
[listed by student ID #] Congratulations to all who auditioned for the Samohi Concert Bands! Here are the band placements for 2020-21. We try our best to accurately place students based on their skill level, teacher recommendations, and instrumentation balance. Please be aware that all band placements are final and we do not re-audition over … Continue reading 2020-21 Concert Band Placements
via Zoom — ALL ARE WELCOME! — Thursday, May 28 Sign In and Watch the Slideshow: 6:30 pm Ceremony Begins: 7 pm Join Mr. McKeown, Mr. Sakow, and other Samohi Band families to recognize our seniors! We'll have a slideshow (or two) and special awards to recognize the Samohi Band Class of 2020. PROGRAM Senior … Continue reading Come to the Samohi Band Senior Celebration!
All non-essential gatherings have been canceled throughout the district, and unfortunately, the Pit Orchestra party scheduled for this Friday, March 13, has been postponed as well. We know it's disappointing to put off our pit orchestra party, but please know that we will try to reschedule it as soon as circumstances allow.
Out of an abundance of caution — especially in regard to large gatherings amid the threat of the coronavirus — our Stairway of the Stars concerts for band, choir, and orchestra have been canceled for 2020.
The next Samohi Winter Guard show is at Arcadia HS on Saturday, March 14, at 3:08 pm. Students need to be at Samohi at 11:15 a.m. Arcadia HS is at 180 Campus Dr, Arcadia, CA 91006.
This year’s Sonoma/San Francisco tour has been canceled. With the cancellation of two key parts — the Sonoma Wind Band Festival and the San Francisco Symphony — in recent days, and the SF/Sonoma area being deemed as an area of concern for the spread of the “corona” virus, it seemed like the best practice was to err on the side of caution over adventure.
Performers need to be at Samohi at 10 am this Saturday, March 7. Spectators and supporters, the performance is at 2:19 pm. The entry fee is $15. If you are coming out to support your student, please plan to arrive at least 20 minutes beforehand; shows run on time, and no one is allowed into the gym during performances.
The first winter guard show will be at Monrovia High School this Saturday, February 29! Performers need to be at Samohi at 10 am, and their performance time in Monrovia is 1:37 pm.