Orchestra Parents Association

OUR MISSION:

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.

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

OPA Meetings

General Membership Meetings:

All orchestra parents and guardians are Orchestra Parents Association members. 

Parents are welcome to join our meetings, which are usually held on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Samohi Orchestra Room (M101). During safer-at-home orders our meetings are held via Zoom. Please check our calendar for dates and our emails for the zoom links.

Executive Board Meetings:

Executive Board Meetings are held directly after the General Membership Meeting, or by special arrangement. All members are welcome at both the General and Exec Board meetings. During safer-at-home orders the meetings will be held the Thursday prior to the General Meeting, also via zoom.

OPA Executive Board 2021 - 22

AREA KRAMARSKY (21-23)    

President        

 

MARLIESE DONALDSON (20-22)    
Vice President

JANINA JIANG (20-22  

2nd Vice President

ANDREA KAHN (21-23)    

Treasurer

 

MARK TUCKETT (21-23)    
Secretary of Communications     

KEVIN GORMAN (21-23)        

Member at Large

CAROLINE McCORMICK (20-22)   

Member at Large

JULIE MIYAHIRA (20-22)   

Member at Large

NATALIE ROTHENBERG (20-22)   

Member at Large

WENDY WOODHALL (21-23)    

Member at Large

FRED ZIMMERMAN (20-22)   

Member at Large/SMAPA Rep

Event Chairs

Fall Concert

Needed

Winter Concert

Needed

Spring Concert

Needed

Orchestra Festival

Needed

Spaghetti & Strings

JUANITA DEVIS

  (Event)

NATALIE ROTHENBERG

  (Silent/Online Auction)

Solo and Small Ensemble Festival

ANDREA KAHN & TBD

Pops Concert

Needed

Senior Gala

Needed

OPA Volunteers:

The OPA could not function without the generous efforts of our many volunteers.

Volunteers are needed and welcome at all of our fundraisers and concerts -

please join us!

Tuxedo Coordinator: Needed

Ticket Sales: HELEN KIM

Raffles for Fall, Winter & S&S Concerts: Needed

Bake Sales: AMY SCRIPPS

Concert Decorations (Fall, Winter, Spring, Pops): Needed

Spaghetti & Strings Decorations: Needed

Senior Gala Decorations: Needed

Fall Concert Costume Contest: Needed

Flowers (Fall + Pops)/Ribbons & Flowers for Senior Gala: Needed

Ushers: ARMANDO MARTINEZ

Production Managers: Needed

Truck Driver: Needed

Videographer: DEAN MIYAHIRA

Photographer: Needed

Programs: JULIE MIYAHIRA

Program Ad Sales: WENDY WOODHALL

Proofreading: WENDY WOODHALL

Posters/Pico digital board: JULIE MIYAHIRA

Street Poster Team: Needed

8th grade/Middle School outreach: AREA KRAMARSKY

Elementary outreach:  

Spirit Wear Sales: CAROLINE McCORMICK

Hospitality OPA meetings: MARJAN LAHIJANI and KATHY HORMOZI and FARAH

Rehearsal Meals: Direct Donation Campaign: Needed

Inventory Manager: 

Webmaster: AREA KRAMARSKY

Emails: MARK TUCKETT

Volunteer Coordinator/Sign-up Genius: JANINA JIANG

2022 Symphony Tour/Lead: 

2022 Symphony Tour/Fundraising: 

2022 Symphony Tour/Payments: 

2022 Symphony Tour/Forms/Paperwork/Passports: 

Attention: 

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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