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Accents members perform live for the first time this year at the Palladium on April 25. Due to COVID-19 restrictions on auditorium capacity, the Accents held this event outdoors.

Accents members perform at Palladium, reflect on importance of live performances

Pallevi Pillai May 20, 2021

On April 25, the Accents choir group performed at the Palladium, the group’s first live performance this school year. Accents, along with the rest of Carmel Choirs, has been recording their concert pieces...

Come Support Accents at Center Green on April 25 from 3 to 4 p.m. [Of Stage and Screen]

Emily Carlisle April 23, 2021

Hi everyone and welcome back to “Of Stage and Screen.” As we know, the past year has been anything but normal. And the pandemic has hit the performing arts HARD. Coming up on April 25, the Accents...

Accents to continue work for 1940s-themed shows

Valliei Chandrakumar March 23, 2021

The Accents members have been rehearsing for their 1940s-themed, COVID-safe performances in May and April. The Accents have now learned all the music and choreography for all songs that will be performed. Director...

Yumi Colombo, president of Accents and senior, rehearses after school for the upcoming community shows. The shows’ set will be 1940s-themed, and Colombo said she cannot wait to perform again.

CHS show choirs modify spring competition season

Emily Carlisle March 18, 2021

This year, most groups and teams that compete or perform in any aspect have had to drastically change their plans of attack; the show choirs at this school are no exception. Last year’s show choir competition...

Accents to practice choreography and music for 1940s-themed shows in upcoming rehearsals, classes

Valliei Chandrakumar March 1, 2021

In their choir classes and rehearsals, Accents members are in the process of familiarizing themselves with the choreography of all songs that will be performed for their 1940s-themed, COVID-safe performances...

Accents to learn music for 1940s themed shows in upcoming rehearsals, classes

Valliei Chandrakumar January 20, 2021

In their choir classes and rehearsals, Accents members are in the process of familiarizing themselves with the notes and rhythms of the ballad “Love is Here to Stay” and the song “Let Yourself Go”...

Carmel Choirs to record Holiday Spectacular performance

Valliei Chandrakumar November 18, 2020

In place of a live concert open to the public, the Carmel Choirs will be recording a Holiday Spectacular performance in the auditorium from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 to be later distributed. Each of...

Accents to record concert performance this Saturday

Valliei Chandrakumar October 8, 2020

The Accents will perform three individual songs in the auditorium this Saturday. The performance will be recorded and edited by professionals to be later distributed for free. While there will not be a...

Accents and Ambassadors to record concert performance on Oct. 10 in auditorium for virtual distribution

Valliei Chandrakumar October 6, 2020

Due to COVID-19 complications, the Accents and Ambassadors will record a performance of the fall concert content on Oct. 10 in the auditorium to later be virtually distributed to families rather than hold...

Accents director Katie Kouns plays piano during evening rehearsal on February 6th. The Accents’ competition season was cut short due to COVID-19 cancellations.

Students continue rehearsing despite event cancelations

Christian Ledbetter March 31, 2020

For Hannah Leonard, choir student and senior, choir was the highlight of her school day. She said after four years of being in the program, she had grown close to her fellow members, enjoying the limited...

Despite abrupt end to show choir season, seniors remain positive about their last year

Tessa Collinson March 31, 2020

Mere days before Carmel Clay Schools announced all schools closing, members of Carmel Choirs were riding the high of a successful competition in the Chicago area. The choirs who competed each came away...

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Yumi Colombo, Accents member and junior (left) along with other members of Accents practice the set choreography during a Wednesday night rehearsal.  Colombo said practicing long hours has motivated the choir to work towards improvement as well as create a close bond among the girls.

Show choir competitions are beneficial for choir students

Kassandra Darnell February 21, 2020

Yumi Colombo, Accents member and junior, spends her SRT in room P118 working with her choir director to perfect the dances the Accents are learning for their competition set. When Colombo isn’t in SRT...

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