Born in the US to British immigrant parents, John Milne grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and has lived in Chicago for the past 25 years. After a long career writing, arranging and singing pop (The Toons, two-time Gold Cabaret Award winners and early MTV act), alt-country (Long Gone Lonesome Boys with over one million I-Tunes and Spotify downloads) and a cappella (with three-time Harmony Sweepstakes winners Chicago Voice Exchange), he has turned to composing more serious choral music in recent years, becoming a published composer and winning numerous national and international composition contests

Bird SongVoicing: SATB  Solo(s): Soprano  Accompaniment: Unaccompanied  Performance Length: 4:56  Notation: Standard  Text Source: John Milne  Language: English  Seasonal/Liturgical Uses: Spring, Summer  Descriptive Terms: Animal Rights  First Performance: Feb 06, 2018: Festival Choir of Madison, Sergei Pavlov, Madison Wisconsin Masonic Auditorium Text Setting Source for Scores (P:E 1172/1173~2020-Q3)
Soft and Safe to TheeVoicing: SATB  Accompaniment: Unaccompanied  Performance Length: 3:07  Notation: Standard  Text Source: Masonic Funeral Ritual  Language: English  Seasonal/Liturgical Uses: Memorial Services, Spring  Descriptive Terms: Funeral, Sadness, Hope, Resurrection  First Performance: November 04, 2018 : Sacra Nova Cathedrale, Jerod Reetz, Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee WI Text Setting Composer’s Notes Source for Scores (P:E 1172/1503~2020-Q4)