Join us for the return of the Santa Monica 4th of July Parade! Open to the Samohi Viking Marching Band Class of 2022, returning Samohi students, and INCOMING Samohi students. No cost to participate. New musicians and flag spinners welcome. All equipment provided. The only requirement is that you show up for PARADE CAMP (3 … Continue reading Samohi Band in 4th of July Parade
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
Our jazz bands, under the direction of Tom Whaley and Ryan Rowles, have been working hard to present a LIVE virtual concert that will hosted on the Samohi Jazz YouTube channel on Friday, February 12, at 5:00 P.M. opening with Jazz 2 (Intermediate), followed by Jazz 1 (Advanced). Subscribe now so you can watch. Many … Continue reading Jazz Band LIVE Concert Feb. 12
... 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!
— 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
via Zoom — ALL ARE WELCOME! — Thursday, May 28 Sign In and Watch the Slideshow: 6:30 pm Ceremony Begins: 7 pm Join Mr. McKeown, Mr. Sakow, and other Samohi Band families to recognize our seniors! We'll have a slideshow (or two) and special awards to recognize the Samohi Band Class of 2020. PROGRAM Senior … Continue reading Come to the Samohi Band Senior Celebration!
Out of an abundance of caution — especially in regard to large gatherings amid the threat of the coronavirus — our Stairway of the Stars concerts for band, choir, and orchestra have been canceled for 2020.
Thanks to Ted Bonnitt for being our Bands at the Broad videographer for 2020! Videos are posted in reverse performance order: 1812 Overture (Combined Samohi Wind Symphony/Wind Ensemble), Samohi Wind Ensemble, Samohi Wind Symphony, and finally our special guests, the Lincoln Middle School Wind Symphony!
Our biggest fundraiser of the year is coming up soon -- do you have your tickets yet?
The Samohi Wind Ensemble will open for the prestigious St. Olaf Band, dubbed “one of America's preeminent bands.”