2019-20 All-Bands Registration

All students, whether new or returning, must complete the following form by Friday, August 30: 2019-20 Samohi Bands Registration Form This form is needed to gather contact information so we can send you concert dates and updates, rehearsal times, and other important information. It is possible to complete the form without making any payments or … Continue reading 2019-20 All-Bands Registration

2019-20 At-a-Glance Band Calendar

Below is a link to a one-page PDF calendar for school year 2019-20 Samohi Band events. Calendar is subject to change! Samohi Bands 2019-20 Event Calendar The one-page calendar was most recently updated July 17, 2019. Click here for instructions on adding a digital version of the band calendar to your iCal or Google Calendar. For … Continue reading 2019-20 At-a-Glance Band Calendar

Winter Concert Tuesday, January 15

Join us Tuesday, January 15 in Barnum Hall for a concert featuring our Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds, and Viking Marching Band. Concert Cafe opens at 6:00 pm, serving beverages and comfort food. Parents:  Sign up HERE to bring a dish and/or volunteer at the Concert Cafe Concert begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets available … Continue reading Winter Concert Tuesday, January 15

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

Saxophone Master Class!

FREE Saxophone Class with tips for Clarinets, too! Tuesday, October 9th, 4:00 pm in the Santa Monica High School Music Building with celebrated concert saxophonist HARVEY PITTEL * reeds, repertoire, tone, technique, vibrato, and more * Sponsored by the Samohi Bands. For more information, contact Samohi Band Director Terry Sakow. Open to all Samohi Music … Continue reading Saxophone Master Class!

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

Auditions for 2019 All-State Honor Ensembles were due at Samohi on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. 2018-19 Audition results have been posted at THIS LINK.   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 … Continue reading 2019 All-State Honor Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Band Auditions