Bob Cole Honors Festival at CSULB

Outside Performance Opportunity: Bob Cole Honors Festival at CSULB, January 4-6, 2019 Application Deadline December 14, 2018 The fourth Bob Cole Conservatory Honors Festival is coming up soon! This festival will bring together the most talented student musicians from across Southern California to perform in a Wind Symphony, a Concert Choir, and String Chamber Ensemble. The … Continue reading Bob Cole Honors Festival at CSULB

Saxophone Master Class!

FREE Saxophone Class with tips for Clarinets, too! Tuesday, October 9th, 4:00 pm in the Santa Monica High School Music Building with celebrated concert saxophonist HARVEY PITTEL * reeds, repertoire, tone, technique, vibrato, and more * Sponsored by the Samohi Bands. For more information, contact Samohi Band Director Terry Sakow. Open to all Samohi Music … Continue reading Saxophone Master Class!

University of Redlands All-Southern & All-State Audition Preparation Clinic

Note:  For Viking Marching Band students, this event conflicts with the October 6 UCLA Band Day performance at the Rose Bowl. Honor Group Audition Preparation Clinic - FREE! The University of Redlands School of Music is pleased to offer an All-Southern/All-State Honor Group Audition Preparation Clinic for high school students. The clinic will take place … Continue reading University of Redlands All-Southern & All-State Audition Preparation Clinic

2019 All-State Honor Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Band Auditions

Auditions for 2019 All-State Honor Ensembles were due at Samohi on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. 2018-19 Audition results have been posted at THIS LINK.   For grades 9-12, California offers a high school All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble, three high school All-State Honor Bands, a high school All-State Jazz Band, a high school All-State Honor String Orchestra, and a … Continue reading 2019 All-State Honor Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Band Auditions

The Music Center Spotlight Program

APPLICATIONS OPEN - APPLY TODAY! The Samohi Band program has had several Spotlight semi-finalists in recent years. Spotlight is a FREE Performing Arts Program for High School Students! Southern California high school students of ALL skill levels are encouraged to apply for FREE. Much more than a competition, The Music Center's Spotlight is a scholarship … Continue reading The Music Center Spotlight Program