Orchestras to rehearse repertoire for Camerata orchestra concert, Chen says

Selin Oh, Camerata cellist and senior, practices her cello in the orchestra room after school. Oh said she especially looks forward to playing Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” which was composed to go along with four sonnets.

Adhi Ramkumar

March 26, 2019

The CHS performing arts department is gearing up for the upcoming Camerata orchestra concert in the orchestra room (P100) on March 27 at 7 p.m. According to director of orchestras Tom Chen, the concert will feature the members of the Camerata class, an elite subgroup of the symphony orchestra which...

A Major Development: Orchestra students to share stage with Carmel Symphony Orchestra this Sunday

Selin Oh, Camerata cellist and senior, reh- earses after school. She said one of the pieces they’re playing, “Dvorak Symphony No. 9,” is really special to her, and she’s excited to share it with other musicians.

Isabella White

November 16, 2018

This sunday at 4 p.m., for the first time, the CHS Symphony and Camerata orchestras, the most prestigious orchestras, will take the stage with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) at the Palladium. Selin Oh, Camerata cellist and senior, said she is extremely excited to be part of this event. “It’s a...

CHS orchestra students and staff discuss departure of former director

CHS orchestra students and staff discuss departure of former director


August 16, 2016

Soo Han, former Director of Orchestras, will take a year off from CHS to begin his doctorate at Orchestral Conducting at Michigan State University. As a result, positions have changed within the conducting  staff. The orchestra program has found a new conductor, Tom Chen. Chen will be the new Associate...

Orchestra continues to prepare for March 28 Camerata Chamber Concert

Orchestra continues to prepare for March 28 Camerata Chamber Concert


March 25, 2013

According to Soo Han, performing arts co-department chairperson and director for orchestras, the Camerata Orchestra will perform on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. with free admission in the Studio Theater. He said the Camerata Orchestra members are the leaders and top players in orchestra, and that the concert...

Orchestra preparing for ISSMA state competition on Feb. 25

Sen Xiong, orchestra member and junior, practices for the ISSMA state competition. According to Xiong, the orchestra’s good performance at districts assured that they would qualify for state. RYAN ZUKERMAN / PHOTO


February 22, 2012

The orchestra is continuing its preparation for the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) state competition, which, according to associate orchestra director James Woomert, will be held Feb. 25. According to violist and junior Kavya Sankhavaram, the orchestra did very well at distric...

Camerata orchestra performs at charity event


August 27, 2010

On August 28, the camerata orchestra’s senior members will perform at a charity dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. located at The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Center in downtown Indianapolis. Tickets are open to the public and $50 per person. Second Helpings, the organization sponsoring the event, collects...