2020 All-State Applications Due November 27

All-State/CBDA recordings are due to Mr. McKeown by Wednesday, November 27, 2019, via Google Drive. When he picks the top 20 students to submit, each of them will be given a code to upload their music and scales through the CBDA online system, which will close at 11:59 PM on December 2, 2019. Read auditioning/recording … Continue reading 2020 All-State Applications Due November 27

SCSBOA 2020 Honor Group Applications Due November 1, 2019

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 17-19, 2020 in Garden Grove, CA. All applications must be submitted online, directly to SCSBOA. CLICK HERE to read the application … Continue reading SCSBOA 2020 Honor Group Applications Due November 1, 2019

SMC Concerto Competition

The Westside Music Foundation & MTAC Santa Monica Bay present the Santa Monica College Concerto Competition (STRINGS | WINDS | BRASS) SMC Concerto Competition winners perform in concert Sunday, June 2, 2019 with the Santa Monica College Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Brian Stone, Conductor Competition Date March 2, 2019 (SAT), afternoon (between 1:00pm–6:00pm) Competition Auditions Venue Santa Monica College … Continue reading SMC Concerto Competition

Bob Cole Honors Festival at CSULB

Outside Performance Opportunity: Bob Cole Honors Festival at CSULB, January 4-6, 2019 Application Deadline December 14, 2018 The fourth Bob Cole Conservatory Honors Festival is coming up soon! This festival will bring together the most talented student musicians from across Southern California to perform in a Wind Symphony, a Concert Choir, and String Chamber Ensemble. The … Continue reading Bob Cole Honors Festival at CSULB

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

NOTE: This post is about the 2019 honor ensembles, which performed in Fresno, February 14-17, 2019If you are a Samohi student looking for information about auditions for 2020 honor ensembles, visit:2020 All-State Applications Due November 27 For grades 9-12, California offers a high school All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble, three high school All-State Honor Bands, a high … 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 TO … 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