A record number of HHS musicians will be participating in the Great Miami Youth Symphony Orchestra this year. Of the 90 students from the Butler County area in the group, 16 hail from Hamilton High. Under the direction of Maestro Paul John Stanbery, the orchestra enjoys state-wide recognition. The all high-school aged orchestra performs three to four public concerts yearly. All members are required to pass a yearly audition and all are members of their music programs at school. The concert dates are November 24, 2014; March 9, 2015; and May 11, 2015.