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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

The Spaghetti Challenge

Samohi Band Tour Fundraisers Thermometer By ABC Fundraising® In April, the Samohi Wind Ensemble will travel to perform in Rome, Italy. Please support our fundraising efforts to provide scholarships and pay instrument shipping and rental costs for the trip to Rome. Our total fundraising goal is $64,000. Thanks to a generous grant from the City … Continue reading The Spaghetti Challenge

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!

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

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