Milton Crotts, Music Director


Music Director of the Blue Ridge Orchestra since 2011, Dr. Milton Crotts is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Doctorate in Musical Arts in conducting. 

Milt currently serves as Director of Music for the Upper School program for Carolina Day School. Past academic appointments include String Instructor at the Amercian School in Japan, Associate Professor of Music at Davidson College and the University of Guam, Director of Choirs at Warren Wilson College, and Director of the Orchestra and Wind Ensemble at UNC Asheville. He was Music Director of the Guam Symphony for 14 years and has the honorary title of Conductor Emeritus for the Guam Territorial Band. 

A native North Carolinian, Milt has conducted orchestras in Tokyo and across the United States, engaging audiences with his creative programming and imaginative performances.