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Costa Mesa High School’s Academy of Creative Expression
Congratulations to Kirby Piazza and his team! Here is an article in the O.C. Register regarding the ACE Academy.
MESA instrumentalists perform with the Disneyland Band
On Jan. 24th, four Costa Mesa H.S. band students had the privilege of performing with the Disneyland Band at the Henry & Renée Segerstrom Concert Hall. The students were included in one of the annual performances that the Disneyland Band gives for 2nd graders, county-wide, courtesy of the Orange County Philharmonic Society. The four students were Nancy Le (alto sax), Anna To (trumpet), Zaid Batarseh (clarinet), and Terry Crowley (trombone.)
2016 O.C. County Music and Arts Administrators Awards
Kirby Piazza was honored at the 2016 O.C. County Music and Arts Administrators Awards on Wednesday, May 4 at the Samueli Theatre at the Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Piazza is a leader in visual art instruction at CMHS and across the district and spearheaded the establishment of a district-wide art showcase which happens every spring at OCC.