Pops Concert in One Week!
Our last concert of the year is next Tuesday, May 21. Buy your tickets now for the fun and playful Samohi Band Pops Concert, with a tribute to our outgoing seniors. Hear your favorite tunes from Star Wars, Willy Wonka, The Little Mermaid, Pirates of the Caribbean, E.T., Harry Potter, Phantom of the Opera, A Star Is Born, and much more!

Please Turn in Senior Photos and Statements ASAP
We are still missing many senior photos and statements. Click here for more information on how to make sure you're included in this very special tradition.
BPA Meeting & Party This Thursday, May 16
Our last Band Parents Association meeting of the year will be this Thursday, May 16, at the home of outgoing BPA President Alisa Stewart. There will be cupcakes, adult beverages, and a vote on our BPA 2019-20 board. See the email invite here.

Band Parents Association Final Meeting and Party
Thursday, May 16, 7 pm
2911 Washington Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Feel free to contribute a snack or a beverage, but know that it’s optional. 

There is still time to nominate yourself or someone else for a board position. Just send an email to BPA Secretary Cydney Kirschbaum at
A Festival and a Show This Weekend
The Samohi Jazz Bands hav e two back-to-back shows this weekend.

Super Jazz Fest at West Ranch High School (26255 Valencia Blvd, Santa Clarita, CA 91381) on Saturday, May 18. Parents are welcome to attend!

Jazz Bands Spring Concert at Catalina Bar & Grill (6725 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028) on Sunday, May 19, at 1 pm. You can purchase tickets at

Percussion Workshops and Auditions
The percussion workshops are continuing every Friday after school from 4-6 pm. The Viking Marching Band also has the following audition schedule:

Front Ensemble Auditions: June 6, 4-6 pm, Band Room
Battery Auditions: June 7, 4-6 pm, Band Room
Drum Major Auditions: Friday, May 17, after school
Color Guard Auditions: May 29, 4-6:30 pm
Instrument Return/Repair
Students who are graduating (or not continuing in the program) and who use school instruments must return them by May 24 (the Friday following the Pops concert). Please return them to Mariam Kaddoura so she can check them off the inventory and clear them from the obligations list. 

May 24 is also the deadline for students who would like to swap to a different instrument or send in their instrument for repair. Please direct any questions to Mariam Kaddoura at
Tuesday, May 14: Kiwanis Final Round (Percussion/Winds), Times TBD
Thursday, May 16: Band Parents Association Meeting, 7 pm, Location TBD
Saturday, May 18: Super Jazz Fest at the Ranch (Jazz 1&2 and Jazz Combos), All Day, West Ranch High School, Valencia
Sunday, May 19: Jazz Bands Spring Concert, 1-3 pm, Catalina Bar and Grill, Hollywood >> Tickets:
Tuesday, May 21: Pops Concert (All Bands), 7 pm, Barnum Hall >> Tickets:
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