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

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

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