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.”
Tickets are only $5 each! Get yours in just one click! Once again, the amazing Rebecca DiMundo, band parent extraordinaire (and a pediatrician on the side, ha haha) is whipping up a beautiful handmade quilt for us to auction off at this year's Bands at the Broad. Tickets are only $5 each, and you will … Continue reading Enter to Win a Gorgeous Handmade Quilt
Tickets for the 2020 Bands at the Broad are open now! February 11 at the Broad Stage, doors open at 6 pm and concert starts at 7 pm. Silent auction, cash wine bar, cupcakes at intermission. Featuring performances by the Samohi Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble, plus special guests Sal Muñoz and the Lincoln Middle … Continue reading Tickets on Sale Now for Bands at the Broad