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 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

Concert Attire | Traje para conciertos

Desplácese hacia abajo para leer en español In order to perform with the group, Samohi Concert Band students are required to wear either: a tuxedo a black suit (or black pants and black jacket) with a white button-down dress shirt and bowtie an approved concert black dress See suit and dress images below. Tuxedo/Suit Tuxedos and … Continue reading Concert Attire | Traje para conciertos

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

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