Performing arts Department to undergo renovations

Performing arts Department to undergo renovations

Saumya Somasi May 6, 2021

  As the end of May approaches, and June begins, the performing arts department, including the band, orchestra, and choir rooms, will undergo a series of renovations, according to Chris Kreke,...

Performing arts department to renovate, expand

Olivia Stock December 9, 2020

Construction will soon begin to make modifications to the current performing arts department through renovation and expansion. According to Chris Kreke, performing arts department chairman, the school...

Sophomore Grant Herrmann plays his baritone in marching band’s new show, “Eternal Beloved.” The show includes excerpts from Queen songs such as “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Marching band students, director expand on new symphony for this year’s show, includes melodies from Queen songs

Emily Carlisle October 24, 2019

If you saw the marching band’s halftime performance at the Homecoming football game then you likely realized you recognized a melody or two. That is because this year, the band chose a new route rather...

Izzy Topp, marching band drum major and sophomore, conducts during a rehearsal outside after school. Topp said the marching band’s success at competitions contributed to its Grand Marshal title.

Marching to the Beat: CHS marching band named Grand Marshal of parade, prepares for CarmelFest

Emily Carlisle May 23, 2019

This July, the CHS marching band will serve as Grand Marshal of CarmelFest, which is celebrating its 31st year. As Grand Marshal, the band will lead the Centier Bank CarmelFest parade which is scheduled...

Marching band members rehearse by walking in sync with each other. The marching band takes a large trip every four years, with previous trips including England, Hawaii, New York and  California as well. PHOTO/ RICHA LOUIS

Marching West: CHS Marching Band competes in regional band competition in California

Hannah Gretz October 26, 2017

Every four years the CHS marching band has the opportunity to travel beyond this school and neighboring schools in order to compete with other bands from across the nation. On Tuesday, the marching band...

Entertainment Briefs September 2016

Entertainment Briefs September 2016

Kalea Miao, Entertainment Editor September 16, 2016

Marching band attempts to reclaim first  at Bands of America Grand National Championship

Marching band attempts to reclaim first at Bands of America Grand National Championship

entertainment November 13, 2015

Up on the podium, Abby  Zetzl, drum major and senior, conducts the band with her fellow drum majors, knowing 273 band members rely on her. The band members move to one of their 120 memorized spots on...

The Show Must Go On: Second place does not dampen marching band’s enthusiasm for championships

The Show Must Go On: Second place does not dampen marching band’s enthusiasm for championships

entertainment October 10, 2014

As he has done for the past four years, Wesley Arends, marching band member and senior, sets his alarm clock for 6 a.m. in order to wake up in time for the next morning’s marching band practice. Since...

Hunter Carnes (left) and Alex Bublick (right), marching band members and sophomores, walk to practice after school. Bublick said he is happy about the car raffle because it will help band members get to Pasadena, CA for the Rose Bowl parade. MICHELLE DAI / PHOTO

Marching band members sell tickets for Sept. 27 car raffle

Author Archives September 9, 2013

The marching band directors have organized a raffle fundraiser for a car on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. at the band's Community Night. Proceeds will raise money for the trip to Rose Parade, according to Chris Kreke,...

Marching band season comes to a close

Beats November 30, 2012

With the marching band's victory at the Bands of America (BOA) Grand Nationals competition, this year's marching band season has concluded. Assistant band director Chris Kreke said, "Another season filled...

Marching band greets new season with summer practices

Author Archives May 22, 2008

STRIKE THE CYMBALS: Joe Bennett, marching band member and junior, plays percussion during this school year. The band began its season officially with a rehearsal on April 24 and will continue practicing...

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