Samohi Orchestra Alumni

Two famous Samohi music graduates - Dr. Ed Harris, Director of the School of Music and Dance, San Jose State University and Maestro Edwin Outwater, Artistic Director of the Eastern Sierra Symphony, Music Director Laureate of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony in Ontario, Canada and Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony Summer Concerts.  

2017 Teen Choice Awards

Musical trio Clean Bandit is set to perform “Rockabye,” which received a Teen Choice Award nomination. The EDM band will also perform "Symphony" with pop star Zara Larsson, and they’ll be backed by violinists who are members of the Santa Monica High School Orchestras.

Samohi Orchestras Featured in Television Series

“Exploring the American Spirit” with Mary Parks

CBS Los Angeles

Santa Monica Observer

Santa Monica Daily Press

Santa Monica Lookout

Antonella Borjas receives instruction from Houston Symphony cellist and Samohi grad, Maki Kubota.

The Argonaut Newspaper


LA Times


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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