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

Marching into the First Day of School

Para leer en español, haga click AQUI Hello Marching Band Families! We hope you were able to join us at the parents' meeting and see the sneak preview of "Wonderland!" Here are some updates and reminders for this week, and for the season (veteran band families can skim).   Schedule for this week, 8/23-8/24: Thursday: … Continue reading Marching into the First Day of School

Samohi Theatre Mixer August 24, 2018

Returning and future members of the Samohi Theatre Pit Orchestra, please join Samohi's Theatre Director, Ms. Kate Barraza, at the Samohi Theater Mixer Friday, August 24, from 3:30 - 4:30 PM in the Humanities Center (2nd floor of the English Building). If you’re interested in playing in the pit orchestra, acting or tech theatre, this … Continue reading Samohi Theatre Mixer August 24, 2018

Marching Band Info from Mr. McKeown

Haga clic aquí para leer este mensaje en español Kevin McKeown, Director of Band­s­­ June 22nd, 2018 Dear Marching Band Parents: With the end of the school year comes the beginning of summer and the anticipation of our exciting upcoming marching band season! Our upcoming 4th of July mini-camp is crucial to getting a good … Continue reading Marching Band Info from Mr. McKeown