Spirit of the Sands Band Handbook



The Palm Springs High School Band consists of members of the instrumental and visual teams. The award winning band has traveled around the world performing in South Africa, on the Great Wall in China and televised to more than ONE BILLION people, on the main stage at the Sydney Opera House in Australia, at Disneyland Paris, France, represented all of the United States at the Convegno Bandistico Internationale in Brianza , Italy, has performed at the New Year’s Festivities in London England, was part of the Inaugural Edinburgh Music Festival performed at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has twice toured New Zealand acting as American Ambassadors to the world. This group also performs at countless charity and community events close to home. The Band is the Official Band of Palm Springs but represents all of the Coachella Valley wherever it performs. You are joining a unique and special group by becoming part of the “Spirit Family”.


This booklet contains important information and is designed to provide background for members of the Spirit of the Sands. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE BAND OFFICE.