Orchestras to host guest conductor, prepare for ISSMA competition

Alia Rumreich, member of Philharmonic Orchestra and sophomore, takes her violin out of its locker to practice at home. She said she and her orchestra have been focusing on preparing for the ISSMA competition, which is in April.

Wendy Zhu

March 1, 2019

On March 4 and 5, guest conductor Michael Garasi will come to this school to work with each of the CHS orchestras during class. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, Garasi visited this school two years ago as well. “He’s going to be in here working with all the students, and w...

Orchestras practicing for chamber music concert, auditions

Carol You, member of Symphony Orchestra and sophomore, unpacks her cello for an after school rehearsal. You had already practiced her chamber music in class in order to prepare for the upcoming chamber music concert on Jan. 30 but said she was looking forward to running through it with the band members during rehearsal. “We practice (our chamber music) after school with the percussion, winds, and brass,” You said.

Wendy Zhu

January 28, 2019

The CHS orchestras will be hosting their chamber music concert on Jan. 30 in room P100. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, Philharmonic, Symphony, and Camerata Orchestra will be participating in this concert, and there are about 30 chamber groups playing. “(The chamber musi...

Orchestras preparing for fall concerts


August 29, 2011

The Carmel High School orchestras have started the year with the ball rolling. “We are just starting week two and we already have a good hold on the repertoire we are using and the repertoire selections for our fall concerts,” Associate orchestra director, James Woomert, said. Accord...

Orchestras to perform Oct. 19


October 15, 2009

All four orchestras are scheduled to kick-off their performance season with an upcoming fall concert on Monday, Oct. 19. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. Orchestra director Rachel Tookolo said students are preparing diligently for the upcoming performance, which include...

Orchestras depart for New York April 3


April 2, 2009

Orchestra students attending the spring break trip to New York will leave tomorrow. Students should meet at the school by 8 p.m. and depart by 9 p.m. on an overnight bus ride. Read More »...