Milton’s jazz students love practicing their craft in Kellner’s jazz room.

Music at Milton

New students at Milton quickly learn to relish the music that weaves through campus life. The jazz combo may open Monday morning assembly, the chapel choir may entertain a visiting dignitary, the chamber orchestra’s selections filter into the hallways of the Kellner Performing Arts Center, and students wildly applaud the highlight of each Friday’s assembly, a Miltones or Octet performance. Whether you are an instrumentalist, a vocalist or an avid listener, you will enjoy the prominent role music plays in school life and culture at Milton.

Milton brings together a talented and devoted faculty, outstanding resources and an enthusiastic community to help each musician participate in a rich, memorable high school experience. The music program welcomes students of all levels and fully develops individual skills. Milton is well-known, however, for helping serious musicians fully develop their potential. All three facets of the program, choral, orchestral and jazz, offer coursework from the beginner level through advanced, and focus on diverse performance opportunities.

The School’s proximity to Boston provides connections with the city’s renowned institutions, as well as opportunities to see and hear musical events. In addition, the School’s historical commitment to excellence in music education has led to many gifts from alumni and parents that enhance the program year in and year out. Performance opportunities truly distinguish the Milton program. Students in all music groups perform on campus frequently to enthusiastic audiences. In addition, all have traveled to performance sites throughout the United States, as well as Europe, Asia and Africa.