MD Competes at MusicFest in Ancaster

Prema Kapoor On February 19, Milton District’s Senior Concert Band and Jazz Band attended the annual MusicFest at Redeemer University in Ancaster, Hamilton. The two groups left early that morning with Mr. Carson-Foster and Mr. Cummings to ensure they arrived at the university in time for the Jazz Band to perform. While everything was rushed getting off of the bus and setting up instruments, the … Continue reading MD Competes at MusicFest in Ancaster

Vice Principals React to MDHS Winter Concert

Listening to a wonderful winter concert tonight from our very talented music students! pic.twitter.com/YB17tSuTCZ — Cherie Rudge (@VPMrsRudge) December 14, 2018 Foster’s Funk Band! Outstanding!! ❄️☃️🌲 pic.twitter.com/oz2s9hNXEI — Cherie Rudge (@VPMrsRudge) December 14, 2018 We had a great time at the Winter Concert. You all sounded great. Awesome job @MusicMdhs @MDHighSchool. Just a couple of pics here. pic.twitter.com/ptcn7Dcf2U — Andreas Rehm (@Rehmworld) December 14, 2018 Continue reading Vice Principals React to MDHS Winter Concert

MDHS Music Feeder School Tour: Day #2

By Iman Umair-Qaiser Following annual tradition, various music groups and extracurriculars at MD took to the road on December 3rd to continue this year’s Feeder School Tour. The Senior Concert Band, Foster’s Funk Band, and the A Capella group performed and promoted MD’s music program to elementary schools whose students are to attend MD in the coming years. After Day 1 at Sam Sherratt and … Continue reading MDHS Music Feeder School Tour: Day #2

MDHS Music Feeder School Tour: Day #1

By Eli Vodarek-Berman The MDHS Music Program has officially kicked off its annual Feeder School Tour! On Wednesday, November 28th, we began our annual feeder school tour, visiting Sam Sherratt and Brookville Public School in Milton. The goal of the tour is to show the feeder schools (whose graduates feed into Milton District) that MD is the place to go for music—and we did just … Continue reading MDHS Music Feeder School Tour: Day #1

What? Arkells Recorded With MDHS BAND!???

BY PREMA KAPOOR On Monday, June 11th, two members from the Arkells came to work with the MDHS senior band. Tim Oxford (left), the drummer, performed the Arkells’ new song People’s Champ, accompanied by the senior band Max Kerman (right), the lead singer, also came along to help the band with their performance with some wise words. At the end of the session, Max and … Continue reading What? Arkells Recorded With MDHS BAND!???

The Annual Spring Concert

BY IMAN-UMAIR QAISER o bring in the fragrant spring season, MD opened its doors and invited parents and families to come to watch the spring concert. The students displayed their musical talents that they had worked on for the second semester. Notable acts included Foster’s Funk Band, the MD A Cappella Group, and the Grade 9 Junior Band performing with the Grade 9 Rock Band. Continue reading The Annual Spring Concert

Musicfest Nationals

Last week, Milton District’s Senior Band travelled to downtown Toronto to participate in the MusicFest National Competition. The competition took place at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music building. The students left the school on a bus full of equipment and instruments at 8:30 in the morning. Their first stop was the CN Tower. The students got to ride the elevator up the tower, … Continue reading Musicfest Nationals

Musicfest

BY PREMA KAPOOR On Tuesday February 20th, the Senior Concert Band and Senior Jazz Band travelled to Redeemer University, in Ancaster, to participate in the Golden Horseshoe Music Festival, an annual event where school music groups go to perform. Each group is adjudicated by judges to see if they have the chance to travel to Toronto for Nationals. After performing, an adjudicator helps them improve … Continue reading Musicfest

Feeder Schools

BY PREMA KAPOOR On November 27th, December 1st and 8th, the various music groups at Milton District High School went to different schools to perform for them. The schools they attended were W. I. Dick, Escarpment View, P. L. Robertson, Boyne, Brookville, Martin Street, Sam Sherratt and Anne J. MacArthur. The music groups included the Hinatsu Experience, Senior Concert Band, the Jazz Wizards, Senior Jazz … Continue reading Feeder Schools