Mandatory Parent Meeting Moved to Thursday, January 23
Due to College Night at Samohi, the mandatory parent meeting for pit orchestra has been moved from Tuesday to Thursday, January 23. Meet us in the band room at 6:30 pm to go over the schedule for the season and make sure your child enrolls properly and gets their class credit!

Note: Please print out the All-in-One form, fill it out, and bring it to the meeting, along with any payment. Thank you!
Questions? Contact Parent Volunteer Rita Kachru at or Student Pit Managers Karina Gunn at or Lusa Holmstrum at
Bands at the Broad Tickets on Sale Now!
February 11, 2020 | 6 pm | Broad Stage
Information and Tickets:

Featuring the Samohi Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble under the direction of Kevin McKeown, the 8th annual Bands at the Broad benefit concert is excited this year to welcome the Lincoln Middle School Wind Symphony for a special send-off performance before they perform at the All-State conference February 22 in Fresno.

Tickets are reserved seating only: $30 for adults and $5 for students, with special box seats available for $50 each. All are welcome! Reserve your seats today!

Wind Symphony & Wind Ensemble Families
Please help us make Bands at the Broad a success! We are raising funds to cover scholarships so that all of our students can participate in band tours. We have many families in need of assistance. Can you help? Click here to see how you can support this vital program!
St. Olaf Band Performing February 3 in Barnum Hall
The St. Olaf Band (which includes Samohi alum Natalie DiMundo!) will perform at Samohi's Barnum Hall on Monday, February 3, at 7 p.m. as part of its 2020 winter tour. The Samohi Wind Ensemble is also planning to play a piece during the show.
Tickets are $10 general admission and free for all students; they're available at or 800-363-5487.

Founded in 1891, the St. Olaf Band performs the very best compositions and transcriptions for symphonic band, producing an exciting, crowd-pleasing style, and was dubbed “one of America’s preeminent bands” by The New Yorker.
Winter Concert Video Available
Thanks to Robert Moore for taking video of the Winter Concert! You can watch now.

YouTube Playlist (3 Videos)
Friday, January 17, 2020 – 6:30 pm – Barnum Hall

(Video is 4K; be sure to select highest quality YouTube playback for best picture and stereo sound.)

See a full list of performance videos on the Photos/Videos page at

Thank you to all of our students who performed and to our families who came to watch them! And many thanks to our concert volunteers, especially Mike Kienzle for organizing the Concert Cafe; Rita Kachru and Amy Levin for running ticket sales; Erika Arenas and Joel Carrera for setting up and selling band merchandise; Shoshannah Strauss for creating the beautiful program; and all who worked at the cafe or served as ushers under the management of our VP of Concert Bands, Yolanda Lewis.
Jazz Bands Winter Concert Feb. 9
The Jazz winter concert will be on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 6 pm at the Morgan Wixson. Tickets can be purchased at .
Monday, Jan. 20: NO SCHOOL, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
>> Bands at the Broad Tickets on Sale, 8 am,
Thursday, Jan. 23: Mandatory Pit Orchestra Parent Meeting, 6:30 pm, Band Room >> All-in-One Form
Monday, Feb. 3: St. Olaf in Concert, featuring Samohi Wind Ensemble, 7 pm, Barnum Hall >> tickets
Sunday, Feb. 9: Jazz Bands Winter Concert, 6 pm, Morgan-Wixson >> tickets
Tuesday, Feb. 11: Bands at the Broad, 6 pm, Broad Stage
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