Miles Goedert is a 17-year-old student at the International Academy of Bloomfield Hills in Michigan. He plays piano, viola and cello. He is studying piano under the direction of Joseph Jackson of the Detroit Opera House, as well as studying viola under the direction of Jacob Traines. Goedert was honored with performing some of his original compositions at the Michigan Music Education Association Competitions for three consecutive years. Primarily, he writes and notates for piano and strings, but he has composed for other instruments as well. Goedert recently completed a viola concerto, consisting of a Prelude and three movements and has been the principal violist with the Detroit Metropolitan Youth Symphony since freshman year. He attended Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp for six years and has played in Europe through an exchange program. Last summer, he attended a composition workshop at Oberlin Conservatory. His plans for college are to dual major in Music Composition and Chemistry.
The Regina High School Choral Ensemble, based out of Warren, Michigan, is an all-female, by-audition-only, select choir ranging in age from 14 to 18. The ensemble offers students the opportunity to learn and perform more difficult music, represent Regina throughout the community with a variety of performances, and compete in high school music competition. Under the direction of Eleonore Ellero, The Regina Choral Ensemble has performed in and around Metro Detroit, appearing at the Fox Theater, Holiday Nights at the Henry Ford, the City of Warren Tree Lighting, Detroit's Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, the Detroit Zoo Wild Lights, and the Detroit Athletic Club, to name a few past locations. Regina's Choral Ensemble has also performed at Walt Disney World in Florida.