Since 1996, SAM (Solvang Arts and Music, formerly known as SSEF) has been a valuable partner to Solvang School in establishing a vibrant Music and Arts Education programs for students in Kindergarten through 8th Grade by bringing in talented instructors and providing the tools and instruments to learn. The programs are integrated into regular curriculum, bringing a myriad of benefits to students who would otherwise may not have exposure to these important subjects - SAM believes in educating.