Thank you to everyone who applied for positions on this year's Leadership and Logistics Team. The announcement of students named to these positions and this year's competition show can be found here

Thank you to everyone who participated in yesterday's drum major auditions and election of senior officers. Congratulations to Izzy Brown, Kory Mitchell and Anika Vennel for being selected as drum majors for the 2018 Marching Band. Also, congratulations to Smera Dhal for being elected as the band's student president and to Ed Katzmark for being elected to the position of student Vice President. Other leadership positions and show announcement will happen next Wednesday, with a leadership meeting to follow Thursday after school.

It’s time – registration for the band banquet is now open. Our annual Milton Band Banquet will be held Friday, May 11, 2018 at Marriott Alpharetta (5750 Windward Pkwy.). All Band and Color Guard students and parents please join us for a fun evening where we will enjoy a recap of a great year, honor each student and applaud our seniors. Dinner for the evening is an Italian buffet – Molto Bene! Doors open at 6:30pm and dinner will be served at 7:00pm. All band students, freshman through seniors, parents and other guests, are invited to attend and can register using the link below. Registration closes on Sunday, May 6 at midnight so make sure to register soon!

This year, registration will be completed online, with payments made either online with PayPal or by check dropped off in the black box in the band room. Click link HERE for more information on registration and payments. Questions? Contact the band banquet registration coordinators:

Lynn Tracy ljmoneyron@gmail.com 678-296-0458

Susan Berthelot ashsuebert@comcast.net 404-862-4881

The MID/WG Exhibition was a great success this past Friday night. Thank you to co-chairs, Tambre Markfort and Karen Salmond for all of their hard work before, during and after the event. Thank you also to the many volunteers who made the Exhibition a success!

Milton Indoor Drumline, Atlanta Quest and Q2

Milton Varsity Winter Guard

Milton Junior Varsity Winter Guard

Congratulations to the MHS Band students involved in this year's spring musical, "Cabaret." Outstanding job on opening weekend performances!

Congratulations to the Winterguard: 1st place at the Flowery Branch SAPA Competition!

Congratulations to the Milton Indoor Drumline for being named WGI Atlanta Percussion Regional PSW Champion at this year's WGI Atlanta Regional held yesterday at Woodland High School in Stockbridge!

Congratulations to the Milton Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble for earning Superior Ratings in performance and sight-reading at this year’s Large Group Performance Evaluations!

Congratulations to the Milton Winterguard for being named Finalists at this year's WGI Atlanta Regional!

Congratulations to the Indoor Drumline for their first place finish at the Georgia Indoor Percussion Association's competition held at North Forsyth High School this past weekend!

Congratulations to the Wind Ensemble for a spectacular performance at Emory University on Friday evening! The group was the first high school band invited to perform alongside the Emory Winds in a combined performance featuring both groups. All three Milton wind bands will perform next week at Large Group Performance Evaluations held this year at Johns Creek High School.

Good news for tonight and tomorrow's Wind Ensemble performance. The district has approved both, so will proceed as scheduled. MHS is currently open for anyone needing instruments or music. Students should report to Centennial (in concert attire) by 5:30 pm with their instrument and music. The concert will begin at 7:30pm with MHS, and conclude with the CSU Schwob Wind Ensemble (students are required to stay to the end). Thanks!

Congratulations to the members of the Milton Band selected to this year's GMEA All-State Band and Orchestra Program! The $25.00 fee for this event, and also the $25.00 fee for those participating in District Honor Band are due by Friday to the band room lockbox. Mrs. Petros is organizing the all-state carpool (and hotel rooms) and will be in touch with parents of students selected soon with details.

Claudia DeCredico- 7th chair horn (Holder Band)
Drew Goldsmith - 6th chair percussion (Ziesler Band)
Andrew Lang - 5th chair trumpet (Boonshaft Band)
Ayden Marshall - 2nd chair percussion (11/12 orchestra)
Aidan McHugh - 13th chair trumpet (Holder Band)
Anna Paulus - 2nd chair trumpet (9/10 Orchestra)
Caitlin Petros - 3rd chair trumpet (11/12 Orchestra)
Jonah Schertz - 2nd chair percussion (Chipman Band)
Marti Wolf - 3rd chair euphonium (Holder Band)
Sebastien Moneyron - 2nd alternate percussion
Patrick Nugent - 2nd alternate baritone sax

Parents of Wind Ensemble students: please see the letter HERE that was sent home before the holiday break. It details the fees, extra events and details in preparation for our upcoming UGA JanFest performance

District Honor Band auditions will be postponed until next Saturday. It will still take place at Alpharetta HS, but an entirely new schedule will be created and released mid-week. If you have any special time requests, it is your responsibility to email Mr. Shumick by the end of the weekend.

Alto Sax 1 - Ben Podrazhansky
Alto Sax 2 - Max Guo
Tenor Sax 1 – Sean Devlin
Tenor Sax 2 – Julia Cotton
Baritone Sax - Owen Jones
Trumpet 1 - Chris Fitzpatrick
Trumpet 2 - Aidan McHugh
Trumpet 3 - Luke Maran
Trumpet 4 - Jake Hinds
Trombone 1 - Jackson Wysocki
Trombone 2 - Matthew Springer
Trombone 3 - Luis Collantes
Bass Trombone - Ben Albright
Guitar - James Cashin
Piano - Charmaine Hur
Bass - Nathan Smith, Jordan Marchese
Drums - Zach Smith, Drew Goldsmith
Auxiliary Percussion - Mebibora Akerejola


The 1st rehearsal will be on Monday, November 27th from 3:45-5:15 in band room

Congratulations Marching Band

Congratulations to the Marching Band for their incredible performance at Saturday's St. Pius High School "Lion's Den Invitational" competition. With a score of 96, the band earned all superior ratings, caption awards for best drum majors, colorguard and percussion, 1st in open class honors and was named "Grand Champions!"

Milton Band Boosters is happy to announce the 13th annual White Columns Invitational Marching Band competition on November 4th. We will be hosting 18 bands from all over metro Atlanta from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Schedule can be found HERE. Milton will be performing an exhibition at 9:45pm; they will not be judged with the other bands since we are the hosts.

This is an ALL hands on deck type of event and we are asking ALL families to complete at least 1 shift. Please sign up by following the link below. This is a great way to reach those 40 volunteer hours and watch some amazing bands perform on our own home field.

Sign up here!

If you missed the band camp information meeting on July 9th, please download and read the attached handout. It contains all of the critical information parents and students need to know.