Amsterdam band takes 1st place in music festival

Posted at: 01/21/2013 5:10 PM
Updated at: 01/21/2013 5:18 PM
By: WNYT Staff

AMSTERDAM - They didn't get to march in the Inaugural Parade, but some young musicians from Amsterdam are still celebrating quite a victory.

The Amsterdam marching rams and the Amsterdam High School Jazz Band took first place in a Presidential Inauguration music festival that was held over the weekend.

They received a gold rating and were named Grand Champions.

The 120 member troupe was also there to watch the President take his Oath of Office.