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Welcome to Samohi Orchestra Program


To promote and support the Santa Monica High School Orchestra Program in its pursuit of musical excellence for all Santa Monica High School Orchestra students.

The Samohi Orchestra Program offers opportunities to all musicians, ranging from entry to advanced levels. Our goal is to develop our students' musical talents and encourage them to explore their creative potential. We invite you to browse our website for information about our program, schedules, upcoming events, and more. We are pleased to welcome you to Samohi's Orchestra Program and look forward to sharing information with you.

Samohi OPA is a division of Santa Monica Arts Parents Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit.


Meet Our Music Teachers

Our team of music teachers is dedicated to providing the best possible music education to our students. They are experienced musicians and educators who are passionate about teaching and inspiring our students to achieve their best.


Jason Aiello, Director

Jim Wang, Director

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What Our Students are Saying

"The Samohi Orchestra Program is truly amazing! I have learned so much from my music teacher and have grown so much as a musician. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity!"

Salo, 16

"I have been a student in the Samohi Orchestra Program for three years now and I absolutely love it! The instructors are fantastic and the lessons are tailored to my individual needs. I highly recommend this program to anyone interested in music!"

Jane, 16

"The Samohi Orchestra Program has been a great experience for me. I have learned so much and have met some amazing people. I am grateful to be a part of this wonderful program!"

Lila, 15

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