On Sunday, January 26, the entire music department from Palm Springs High School travelled to Cal State LA to perform at the Fine Arts Complex as part of the 6th Annual Angel Cup Hollywood Music Festival.
More than 800 students from China a...nd Taiwan travelled to Los Angeles including instrumentalists, singers, and dancers in additon to the 300 Palm Springs High music students who took part in the Festival. The Spirit of the Sands Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Concert Choir, Madrigals, Orchestra, and Jazz Band performed and claimed six trophies as part of the Festival:
PSHS Symphonic Band and Visual Corps: 1st Prize Instrumental
Wind Ensemble: Best Leading Innovation Award
Jazz Band: Special Merit Best Performance
Concert Choir: Most Promising Talent Award
Madrigals: 1st Prize Vocal
Orchestra: 2nd Prize Instrumental
The Spirit of the Sands Band and Visual Corps Program, the Palm Springs High school Choir, and Palm Springs High School Orchestra also received three Certificates of Congressional Recognition from Judy Chu, Member of Congress, 27th District.
The Hollywood "Angel Cup" International Youth Music & Arts Festival is hosted by the YCAA--International Youth Culture & Arts Association, and gains great supports from the government in Los Angeles County, California State University, American Chinese Culture Association, Nightingale International Culture & Education Foundation USA, as well as many other music and arts organizations.
For more information, visit: http://www.youthfestivalusa.org/About_Us_History.aspx