Auditions for 2022-23 concert bands are due Friday, April 22, 2022. Be sure to submit your application form at this link: 2022-2023 Samohi Band Placement Audition Form Here is a message from Mr. McKeown about auditions for the Wind Symphony (Band IV) and Wind Ensemble (Band V): Dear Interested Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble Students, … Continue reading 2022 Auditions
The Samohi Bands Spring Concert will include pop tunes, classical music, and the PREMIERE of a composition by Samohi student Miles Tobel '22. Join us Tuesday, March 29th at 6:00 and/or 7:00 PM in Barnum Hall! Parking will be available on the Samohi campus, with entry through the Olympic gate between 4th Street and Lincoln … Continue reading Spring Concert – March 29, 2022
IMPORTANT CONCERT INFO There will be 2 seatings for the Winter Concert, just like the Fall Concert. Seating #1: At 6:00 pm the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Symphonic Windsperform. (Mr. Sakow's students) At 6:45 pm, there will be a brief intermission to allow students and audience members a chance to leave and/or arrive. Seating … Continue reading Winter Concert – January 14, 2022
Welcome! The registration form is now open: 2021-22 Samohi Bands Registration Form All new and returning students must register. MARCHING BAND and COLOR GUARD students must submit permission forms before participating in Band Camp. **Band Camp runs from 12:00 noon to 8:00 PM Monday through Friday, August 2 - 6 AND August 9 - 13, … Continue reading 2021-22 Registration Form
Sorted by student ID number: (Scroll down for Marching Band enrollment) 117605 Band III (Symphonic Winds / Period 1) 117609 Band IV (Wind Symphony / Period 2) 117657 Band IV (Wind Symphony / Period 2) 117670 Band V (Wind Ensemble / Period 4) 117676 Band II (Symphonic Band / Period 3) 117714 Band V (Wind … Continue reading 2021 Concert Band Placements
Students are encouraged to audition for the SCSBOA honor groups by submitting recordings in the same fashion as the All-State auditions. Final audition uploads will be due by 11:59 PM on February 5. Students will need to create their accounts by filling out this form and sending it to Mr. McKeown at email@example.com. Information on the … Continue reading All-Southern Recordings Due Friday 2/5
Samohi Band is thrilled to announce that two of our students are winners of the 2021 YoungArts award. Miles Tobel, 11th grade, was recognized in the voice category as a singer-songwriter, and William Schwartzman, 10th grade, received recognition for jazz piano. Selected through the organization’s prestigious competition, YoungArts award winners are chosen through a rigorous, … Continue reading Congratulations to Samohi Band’s 2021 YoungArts Winners!
... and Other Fundraising Opportunities with Samohi Band! We are happy to report that we have liberated some boxes of sweatshirts, PJs, and scarves from the band room and are putting them up for sale. So support Samohi Band and outfit your student in the fashionable Zoom school uniform of choice: soft sweatshirts and flannel … Continue reading We’ve Got Merch!
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