The Bethel Park High School Music Department earned 15 awards during its annual Spring Music Trip, this year to the Festivals of Music in Chicago, Illinois, bringing home seven First Place Superior Awards, one First Place Excellent Award, one Second Place Superior Award, one Second Place Excellent Award, three Best Overall Awards, one Best Section Award and the Best Mannered Award.
The Jazz Ensemble earned a First Place Superior Award, Best Section Award for the trombones and the Best Overall Jazz Ensemble Award.
The Symphonic Band earned a First Place Superior Award and the Best Overall Band Award.
The Top 21 Choir earned a First Place Superior Award and was named the Best Overall Specialty Choir Award in the Jazz Choir event, as well as a Second Place Superior Award in the Chamber Choir event.
Earning First Place Superior Awards were the Concert Band, Bethettes, Majorettes and Drum Line.
The Concert Orchestra earned a First Place Excellent Award and the Chamber Orchestra earned a Second Place Excellent Award.
The students received the Best Mannered Award.
They are taught by Bethel Park High School Orchestra Director Stephanie Glover, Choral Director Todd Kuczawa and Band Director Chad Thompson.