Congratulations to the Marching Band for a fantastic showing at this year's Bands of America Regional Championship! With the highest score in school history at a BOA event, the band earned national recognition by being named as regional finalists for the fourth year in a row.

Congratulations once again to the Milton Marching Band! In addition to earning the rating of “Superior” at Saturday's Carrollton High School "Legacy of Champions" competition, the band received honors for 1st in class (and division) colorguard, percussion and overall band. Furthermore, the band received the "Don Hall Outstanding Music Award" for the highest music performance caption score of the day. At the end of the awards ceremony (and for the second time this season), the band was named “Grand Champions” with the highest overall score out of the eighteen competing groups. Congratulations, Eagles!

Great job to everyone at the Creekview Marching Band Competition! The band was named Grand Champions with the highest overall score, placing 1st out of 22 groups in addition to bringing home caption and overall awards for most outstanding Colorguard and Percussion along with the award for High Musicianship. Congratulations to all!

If you missed the information meeting for the 2018 Marching Band Camp, the slides presented at the meeting can be found here:



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.