2015-2016 Orchestras

Listed here are ID numbers of students for each level of orchestra.  If there is an * by your number, please see Mrs. Swenson or Mr. Aiello.  So you know, if a student practices diligently during the summer and takes lessons, we will listen to you again in August before school starts.  Placement changes can only be made on a space available basis.  If you feel that you have made significant progress, please contact Mrs. Swenson (jtswen@gmail.com) by August 1st for an appointment.   Please email Mrs. Swenson or Mr. Aiello if you have any further questions.

News Flash from Vancouver!



The Samohi Chamber Orchestra received a Gold rating with an almost perfect score at the recent Heritage Worldstrides Music Festival–99.33!

As a result of their ratings, the chamber orchestra received an Adjudicators’ Award which is given to every instrumental group that receives and average score over 92.  The group also received the award for the Outstanding Orchestra, as the highest scoring orchestra.

Additionally, three of Samohi’s students, Luna Suzuki, Celia Daggy and Thomas Lin, were awarded Maestro Awards which are given to students who display extraordinary musical ability and sensitivity.

Congratulations Santa Monica High School!