Samohi is testing its pilot schedule this week!
Please note staggered start times, block and flex periods, etc.
Jazz Band Winter Concert TONIGHT
Come see the award-winning Samohi Jazz Bands at the Morgan-Wixson TONIGHT, January 27, at 6 pm. Directors Tom Whaley and Sean Pawling have created a great program for all to enjoy. There's free parking at the Venice Clinic nearby. So drop in and support the Samohi Jazz Bands!
Bands at the Broad in Just One Week!
Tuesday, February 5 | The Broad Theater
1310 11th Street, Santa Monica
Cupcakes | Wine | Espresso Bar | Silent Auction
Doors open at 6 pm | Performance at 7 pm

You are invited to the 7th annual Bands at the Broad, a concert benefitting the Samohi Bands Touring Fund and featuring the Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble. Join us for a fabulous evening of wine, cupcakes, and music!
  • Samohi Band students admitted FREE; simply check in at will call.
  • General admission: $25/adult; $15/youth. One FREE youth/student ticket offered with each adult ticket purchased. Tickets at
  • Buy box seats for family and friends: $100 per pair.
  • Don't miss our Bands at the Broad silent auction! BID on some great items and experiences, or even to choose a song for the Wind Symphony or Wind Ensemble to play at the Pops Concert!
Enter to Win This Handmade Quilt
We'll be raffling off a one-of-a-kind, handmade quilt at Bands at the Broad. You do not need to be present to win! Tickets are only $5. Win this beautiful keepsake for your family today!

We Welcome Volunteers, Cupcake Donations & Auction Items
If you help out before the Bands at the Broad (volunteer slots start as early as 3:30), you will be permitted to save your seats as a thank-you for your time and dedication. Samohi students can also earn volunteer hours!

Donors: Please submit auction donations no later than Friday, February 1.

Notes for Wind Symphony/Wind Ensemble Families
The call time for Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble students will be 4:15 pm. Please feed your hungry musician beforehand and/or pack them food that they can eat during the break! There will be no food supplied at the venue. 

Check your student's name in the program: See the Wind Symphony listings here and the Wind Ensemble listings here. Please email Alisa Stewart with any changes.
'Side Show' Rehearsal Snacks
We're still looking for volunteers to bring snacks to Pit Orchestra rehearsals and/or to help serve dinner on February 22 and February 28. Please sign up here to help feed the Pit. THANK YOU!

Thursday Rehearsals
Please note: Starting on Thursday, February 7, the Pit Orchestra will hold rehearsals every other Thursday in addition to Fridays.

Upcoming Dates
Friday, Feb. 1: Rehearsal, 3:30-6 pm
Wednesday, Feb. 6: Set up in Barnum Hall, 3:30-5:30 pm
Thursday, Feb. 7: Rehearsal, 3:30-7 pm
Friday, Feb. 8: Rehearsal, 3:30-6 pm

See the full rehearsal schedule here. Dates/times are subject to change.
Join the BPA Nominating Committee!
Do you know any current or incoming Samohi Band parents who might be willing to take on a board position next year, or chair a committee? Then join the nominating committee and draft them! The nominating committee is a low time commitment that helps us maintain strong volunteer leadership, so please consider helping us identify potential board members and committee chairs. Email Alisa Stewart if you’re interested. THANK YOU!!
Save the Date: Mandatory Rome Tour Meeting March 14
All tour participants (along with one parent or guardian) must plan to attend the mandatory Rome Tour meeting on Thursday, March 14, from 7-9 pm in the Samohi Band Room.
Tuesday, Feb. 5: Bands at the Broad, 7 pm, the Broad Theater >> buy tickets
Tuesday, Feb. 12: Band Parents Association Meeting; 7:30 pm, Band Room ( note later time!)
February 15-18: All-State Honor Groups at CASMEC; Fresno, CA
Monday, Feb. 19: NO SCHOOL Veterans Day
February 19-22 and 25-28: Pit Orchestra Tech Weeks
March 1-3 & March 8-10: "Side Show," Barnum Hall
Thursday, March 14: Mandatory Student-Parent Rome Meeting, 7pm, Band Room
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