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!

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

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

2018 Home Football Games

Attention, Viking Marching Band (VMB) fans: (Updated 27 September 2018: NO home game Oct. 19; Beverly game is Thursday, Oct. 18) We encourage you to attend Samohi Varsity Football games to support our Vikings and enjoy LIVE MUSIC by the VMB at SMC's Corsair Stadium. This year's home games are scheduled for 7:00 PM on the following … Continue reading 2018 Home Football Games

2018 Kiwanis Music Scholarship Competition

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 … Continue reading 2018 Kiwanis Music Scholarship Competition

2018 Concert Band Invitational Festival

The 2018 Concert Band Invitational Festival is coming soon! This is when our students perform some of the most challenging band literature of the entire year. All 5 of our Samohi Concert Bands will perform and receive constructive feedback from adjudicators. 10 visiting ensembles from other schools will be our guests at Samohi. Family and friends … Continue reading 2018 Concert Band Invitational Festival