Honors for Milton Chorus at Festival Disney

The Milton High School Choral Department recently attended Festival Disney, a performing arts celebration and competition in Walt Disney World, Florida. Over 60 ensembles from around the nation attended the adjudicated performances in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on April 3, 4, and 5. J. Andrew Bowers, Director of Choral Activities, led Milton’s two advanced singing ensembles at the competition. 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 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.