Milton Chorale performs national anthem for Braves

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MILTON, Ga. – On Monday, July 28, the Milton Chorale performed the national anthem for the Atlanta Braves home game against the San Diego Padres. The Milton Chorale is one of four choral ensembles at Milton High School and is an auditioned group of ninth- through 12th-graders. The ensembles at MHS regularly receive superior ratings at the Georgia Music Educators Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE), which is Georgia Music Educators’ version of End of Course Tests.

The MHS choral program has two advanced ensembles, Chorale and Women’s Select. Women’s Select is an auditioned group of ninth- through 12th-grade women. Both of these ensembles participated in the 10th anniversary Festival Disney Choral Competition on April 4, and brought home a number of awards. Over 60 ensembles from around the nation attended the adjudicated performances in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, on April 3, 4 and 5. Women’s Select competed in the Treble Choir Division, and received a superior rating as well as first place overall in their division. Milton’s Chorale competed in the Mixed Choir (AAAA) Division and also received superior marks and placed first in their division. Additionally, Chorale took home overall gold medal for the competition. Senior Jason Byrd received honors for Best Featured Solo performance. Each year, the advanced choral ensembles attend a competition or workshop in the spring as part of the choral program.

For more information on the award winning Milton choral program and how to get involved, visit, www.miltonchorus.com, or email Drew Bowers, choral director, at bowersa@fultonschools.org. Also, follow them on Twitter with the handle, @miltonchorus.

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