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Carmel Choirs to record Holiday Spectacular performance

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...

Carmel Choirs members begin to prepare for Holiday Spectacular

November 18, 2020

This year has caused many groups to alter how they go about their purposes and the choir program is one of them. This year Holiday Spectacular, much like the fall concert, will be prerecorded and live-streamed...

Carmel Choirs to hold fundraiser at Chipotle

October 27, 2020

Today, Carmel Choirs will be holding a fundraiser at the Chipotle on 2420 E 146th Street from 5 to 9 p.m. to support the CHS choir programs financially. Orders that mention the Carmel Choirs fundraiser,...

Carmel Choirs to host fall concert

October 8, 2020

This weekend the choirs at this school will be participating in a modified fall concert. Each choir will be at the school for around two hours on Saturday to rehearse and film all the songs that the group...

Accents to record concert performance this Saturday

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

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...

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

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...

Choirs prepare for Legacies Concert, Choral Showcase

Katherine Kouns, Director of Choirs, goes over performance blocking in her office on Feb 26. Kouns was making final revisions and adjustments to the set-up for the Choral Showcase, which took place on March 4.
March 11, 2020

The Legacy concert will take place on April 13 at the Palladium beginning at 7:00 p.m. This is the first Legacy concert, and the department is unsure whether it will be annual. “The Legacy Concert will...

Show choir competitions are beneficial for choir students

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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.
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...

Above and Beyond

Ambassadors and seniors Grace Ziegele (left) and Lauren Grumbacher (right) perform
October 24, 2019

Accents to end the year with awards ceremony, spring concert

Accents rehearse a number from this past season’s competition set. Accents and junior Chloe Eades (far left) said she is proud of this past year’s accomplishments and looks forward to seeing where the seniors will end up after graduation.
April 15, 2019

After a successful competition season, Accents will begin to rehearse for their spring choir concert on May 16. However, first, they will attend the annual choir program awards ceremony on May 5 at 6 p.m. Accent...

Choirs finish auditions, begin competition season, prepare for the choral showcase

Director of choirs Katherine Kouns responds to emails in her office on Feb. 15. “As far as the dance audition goes, it’s just really difficult to tell until we get there. Every year there are people that really come out of the woodwork and surprise us and are just amazing.” Kouns said.
February 27, 2019

Choir auditions, which began on Jan. 10, ended with the first round of dance auditions on Feb. 19 for students who wish to join one of the schools show-choirs. Director of choirs Katherine Kouns said,...

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