Everyone is welcome to enjoy all Samohi Band concerts!
Tickets are available at the door as well as at the various ticket links.

Samohi Wind Ensemble at St. Olaf Concert
TOMORROW! Monday, February 3 • Barnum Hall, 7 pm
Wind Ensemble Call Time: 5:45 pm

Jazz Band Winter Concert
Sunday, February 9 • Morgan-Wixson Theater, 6 pm

Bands at the Broad Benefit Concert & Silent Auction
Tuesday, February 11 • The Broad Stage • Doors Open at 6 PM
Samohi Wind Ensemble Opens for St. Olaf Band at Barnum Hall Tomorrow
The Samohi Wind Ensemble has the honor of opening for the prestigious St. Olaf Band, dubbed “one of America's preeminent bands” by The New Yorker magazine, tomorrow night at Barnum Hall at 7 pm! Tickets are available online and at the door — $10 for adults and free for students.

Wind Ensemble players: Please arrive in concert attire by 5:45 pm for your sound check!
Band Parents Meeting This Tuesday at 6:30 PM
Come to the band room to hear updates from the band directors and the BPA executive board on everything that's happening in our band program. Remember, all band parents are automatically members of the BPA, so join us! Any particular questions or issues you want to discuss? Just send them to and we'll try our best to address them.

Bands at the Broad donors: If you would like to drop off your auction item(s) or wine donation(s) , this would be a great time to do it! Our planning committee members will be happy to take them off your hands.

We will also be selling $5 raffle tickets to win Rebecca DiMundo's lovely handmade quilt, so come on by!
Buy a $5 Raffle Ticket to Win a One-of-a-Kind Quilt
Anyone can enter — and you do not need to be present to win — this beautiful handmade quilt created by band parent Rebecca DiMundo. Tickets are only $5 each: Get your tickets here. You can also buy tickets at Tuesday's band meeting or at Bands at the Broad. Proceeds benefit the Samohi Band tour scholarship fund.
Jazz Winter Concert in One Week!
Come one, come all, to the Morgan-Wixon Theater to see the Samohi Jazz Bands in action, under the direction of Tom Whaley and Ryan Reynolds. The concert is next Sunday, February 9, at 6 pm. Get your tickets at

Doors open at 5:30 pm, and there will be wine, water, snacks, and some baked goods for sale to support the program.
Clinic with Jazz Bassist Gary Pratt
Mr. Gary Pratt, one of the top music educators in the country, will work with the Jazz Band 1 class this Monday, February 3. Pratt, a professional jazz bassist, works as co-director of the famed California State University - Northridge Jazz Studies Program. Read more about Gary Pratt here.
Featuring Samohi Wind Symphony & Wind Ensemble
with Special Guests Salvador Muñoz and the LMS Wind Ensemble
Seeking More Auction Items & Wine Donations
Help fund scholarships and support the Samohi Band touring program by donating to our silent auction and wine raffle! Great silent auction items include (but are not limited to) vacation stays, tickets for sporting events and entertainment; restaurant gift cards, spa days, gift baskets, collector's items and artwork, hosted dinners/drinks/experiences; services like haircutting, tutoring, or lessons.
One Important Donation: Your Valuable Time
Can you donate your time to Bands at the Broad? We are seeking volunteers to help us set up, greet people, and most importantly, close out the auction at the end of the night. Our Signup Genius link is for both cupcake and volunteer spots — come help out! It will be fun, we promise!
Forms Overdue! Last Contribution Due Feb. 18
Wind Symphony students/parents, please turn in all of your forms as soon as possible! Go to this Google form to fill it out and print out/complete your waiver and medical forms. They are due to the tour company tomorrow. Please contact parent tour coordinator Jen Smith if you need to arrange dropoff/pickup of the printed forms.

And if you are able to donate money to cover the cost of the tour, the last payment is due February 18. See the commitment/payment form here. Thank you!
Monday, Feb. 3: Jazz Band 1 Clinic with Gary Pratt, 3:30 pm, Band Room
  • St. Olaf in Concert, featuring Samohi Wind Ensemble, 7 pm, Barnum Hall >> tickets
Tuesday, Feb. 4: Band Parents Association Meeting, 6:30 pm, Band Room >> submit a question/issue
Sunday, Feb. 9: Jazz Bands Winter Concert, 6 pm, Morgan-Wixson >> tickets
Tuesday, Feb. 11: Bands at the Broad, 6 pm, Broad Stage
Monday, Feb. 17: NO SCHOOL - Presidents Day
Feb. 20-23: CASMEC All-State Honor Groups in Fresno
March 12-15: Wind Symphony California Performance Tour, Sonoma/San Francisco
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