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

Welcome to 2018-19 Samohi Bands!

Para leer en español, haga click AQUI CONCERT BANDS Registration Due August 31 Online registration using our Samohi Bands Online Registration Form is mandatory for all students. This is a homework assignment due by August 31, 2018. Families that registered for Marching Band do NOT need to complete the form again for Concert or Jazz … Continue reading Welcome to 2018-19 Samohi Bands!

SCSBOA Honor Group Applications Due November 2, 2018

Deadline:  11:59 PM on November 2, 2018 To all Concert Band students: The Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) has opened the application process for All-Southern California High School Honor Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Orchestra.These ensembles will perform January 25-27, 2019 in Garden Grove, CA.   ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE, DIRECTLY … Continue reading SCSBOA Honor Group Applications Due November 2, 2018

CODA Applications Due September 26, 2018

Audition requirements have been posted for the California Orchestra Directors Association (CODA) Honor Symphony and Honor String Orchestra – November 30-December 1, 2018; University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.  Wind/brass/percussion applicants for the December CODA event use the same audition materials as the All-State Orchestra and Bands that perform at CASMEC in February. All CODA audition … Continue reading CODA Applications Due September 26, 2018

Marching into the First Day of School

Para leer en español, haga click AQUI Hello Marching Band Families! We hope you were able to join us at the parents' meeting and see the sneak preview of "Wonderland!" Here are some updates and reminders for this week, and for the season (veteran band families can skim).   Schedule for this week, 8/23-8/24: Thursday: … Continue reading Marching into the First Day of School

Samohi Band Volunteer Approval Process

The same volunteer clearance process applies to chaperones for both Marching and Concert Band events. If you have been cleared as a Level II Volunteer at another SMMUSD site, you may request copies of your documents from that school and submit them for approval by the Samohi Administration. To apply to become a Level II … Continue reading Samohi Band Volunteer Approval Process

2018 Marching Competition Volunteers

2018 Field Show Tournament Volunteers:  CHAPERONES, FOOD SERVICE, PROPS, and HAIR TECHS This year, the Viking Marching Band (VMB) will compete in the following tournaments/comps: October 20, 2018 - 31st Annual Baldwin Park Field Tournament at Baldwin Park High School, 3900 N. Puente Ave, Baldwin Park, CA 91706 October 27, 2018 - Simi Valley 50th Annual … Continue reading 2018 Marching Competition Volunteers

2018 Marching Competition Dates

Save the dates! Each year, the Viking Marching Band and Color Guard (VMB) competes with bands from all over Southern California, in field show tournaments - or "comps" - adjudicated by the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA). For SCSBOA-adjudicated comps, bands are assigned to one of six (6) divisions based on total … Continue reading 2018 Marching Competition Dates