THANK YOU for supporting Samohi Orchestras!

  1. Please click on a donate button to make a tax-deductible contribution to Santa Monica Arts Parents Association - Samohi Orchestras using your PayPal account or a credit card. 


    You may choose to contribute to:


    Samohi Orchestras General Fund

    There is an orchestra opportunity for every interested Samohi student, no matter the level of experience.  During COVID-19, this fund is critically important as it funds essential items, like sectional coaches, which enable our music students to stay engaged and continue to grow during distance learning. This fund ensures our students a rich musical experience by providing thinks like sectional coaches, private lesson scholarships, and orchestra classroom supplies. Not all families are in a position to give during these difficult times, but if you are able to do so, please give generously to ensure a vibrant program for these students

    Samohi Orchestra Tour Scholarship Fund, which ensures our students rich musical excursions by providing scholarships for those in need. We will not be taking a tour in the 2020-21 school year, but we welcome donations to the fund for future tours.

  2. On the checkout screen, please click on the blue highlighted text to enter donor name(s) for acknowledgment in Orchestra concert programs and in our donor acknowledgement emails.

  3. Your account will not be charged until you click the “Donate Now” button at the bottom of the PayPal checkout screen. You will receive an email from PayPal confirming your transaction.

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The orchestra email is monitored by volunteers and expect a response within a few days. Thank you for your patience.

If you’d prefer to donate by mail, send a check payable to “SMAPA – Samohi Orchestras” to:

Samohi Orchestras
Santa Monica High School
601 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

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Donor Levels

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$1,000 - $2,499

$500 - $999

$250* - $499

$100 - $249

up to $99

The suggested donation is $250 per child, but please give at whatever level is meaningful to you. Without ticket sales for performances in the near-term, we need your support to meet the needs of our students.

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We look forward to seeing parents

at the next virtual

Orchestra Parents Association meeting:

September 6th at 7pm

601 Pico Boulevard

Santa Monica, CA  90405 


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

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