2019 Vikings Football Games

This year’s home football games are scheduled for 7 pm on the following dates: Friday, August 30, vs. Compton HS Friday, September 6, vs. West HS Friday, September 27, vs. Godinez HS Friday, October 4, vs. Culver City (Homecoming) Friday, October 18, vs. Lawndale (Senior/Exhibition/8th Grade Night) The Viking Marching Band plays pep songs in … Continue reading 2019 Vikings Football Games

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

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