Music Dept. cleans up in Chicago


John Williams

The choir director Mr. K directs his choir during their Chicago performance.

The Bethel Park Music Department returned home Monday, April 29 after dominating the competition in Chicago.

The music department won a total of 15 awards and ranked either superior or excellent in every category.

Below are the listed awards:

  • Symphonic Band: first place, superior and best overall band
  • Concert Band: first place, superior
  • Chamber Orchestra: second place, excellent
  • String Orchestra: first place, excellent
  • Jazz Ensemble: first place superior, best section (trombones), and best overall jazz
  • Bethettes: first place, superior
  • Majorettes: first place, superior
  • Drumline: first place, superior
  • Top 21 (jazz): first place, superior and best overall specialty choir
  • Top 21 (classical): second place, superior
  • Best Mannered

Congratulations to all ensembles! Your hard work really paid off.