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

2019 All-State Honor Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Band Auditions

Auditions for 2019 All-State Honor Ensembles are due at Samohi no later than Tuesday, November 27, 2018. For grades 9-12, California offers a high school All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble, three high school All-State Honor Bands, a high school All-State Jazz Band, a high school All-State Honor String Orchestra, and a high school All-State Honor Full Orchestra that … Continue reading 2019 All-State Honor Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Band Auditions

The Music Center Spotlight Program

APPLICATIONS OPEN - APPLY TODAY! The Samohi Band program has had several Spotlight semi-finalists in recent years. Spotlight is a FREE Performing Arts Program for High School Students! Southern California high school students of ALL skill levels are encouraged to apply for FREE. Much more than a competition, The Music Center's Spotlight is a scholarship … Continue reading The Music Center Spotlight Program

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

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 SMMUSD Solo & Small Ensemble Festival

Sunday, April 15 - Solo / Ensemble Festival Hosted by the Samohi Orchestras CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE Please plan on arriving at the SMC Performing Arts Center at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled performance time.  The 2018 SMMUSD Solo & Small Ensemble Festival takes place Sunday, April 15th. The event is open … Continue reading 2018 SMMUSD Solo & Small Ensemble Festival

2018 All-Southern Honor Group Audition Times

Did you submit an application to audition for a 2018 All-Southern California Honor Group? AUDITION TIMES HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR All-Southern California Honor Bands, Orchestras, and Jazz Bands.   CLICK HERE to check your audition time at your location. Click on the link above. Scroll down under the audition date and site you selected:  either … Continue reading 2018 All-Southern Honor Group Audition Times

2018 All-State Honor Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Band Auditions

NOTE: This post was written for the February, 2018 California All-State Music Education Conference Honor Ensembles. Click here for 2019 ALL-STATE Audition information Audition results for 2018 CASMEC Honor Ensembles have been posted here:  2018 All-State Results Auditions for 2018 All-State Honor Ensembles were due on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 For grades 9-12, California offers a high school … Continue reading 2018 All-State Honor Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Band Auditions