Summer Rockin’: WHJE members organize student music festival on Aug. 16

Junior and prospective Last Rock of Summer performer, Ethan Meneghini, works on his music over the summer in preparation for the LROS. Meneghini has created his own home studio that he works out of to produce his own music.

Josie Cruzan

August 13, 2019

For Ella Carlson, Last Rock of Summer (LROS) president and sophomore, a typical SRT involves getting her SRT teacher to sign her pass, which has “ASAP” written on it in square, capitalized pencil, and signed by her SRT teacher, Sarah Gillum, and then heading to her home away from home: the radio...

Rocking with the Bands: Q&A with bands Treefoil, Vennola on upcoming Last Rock of Summer Performance

Veronica Teeter

August 13, 2019

Treefoil: Alex Turner, Max DiBella, Keloe Sefo How can fans access your music? DiBella: Our music is accessible on essentially all the major streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Tidal, Deezer, Google Music, etc. The only service I know of that we aren't accessible fro...

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

Livvie Hurley

May 23, 2019

As summer draws closer, so does the start of the music festival season. However, I will not be one of the estimated 400,000 people attending Lollapalooza in August or one of the 80,000 attending Bonnaroo in June. As much as I would like to go to a music festival, there are some major inconveniences w...

Carmel Electric Ensemble to continue rehearsing and arrange next concert

Kiersten Riedford

January 15, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble chose to cancel their previous concert which was set for Dec. 13. The ensemble will host their next concert on April 24. Songs that were chosen for the concert in December will remain in the set list for the upcoming concert. The ensemble intends to push themselves as th...

Carmel Electric Ensemble arranges first concert for Oct. 18

Kiertsten Riedford

October 11, 2018

Carmel Electric Ensemble has scheduled their first concert to be on Oct. 18 in the commons at 7:20 a.m. The club has been practicing three set songs, one being “Libertango” by Astor Piazzolla. “We are working the hardest on Libertango because the piece itself is challenging to get in tune and...

To The Beat of Their Own Drum: Carmel Bands hosted Percussion Concert on March 21

Senior Aaron McGhiey plays the marimba when practicing for the 2015 percussion concert as a freshman. McGhiey said the concert is a great opportunity for older percussionists to work with younger students.

Jessica Konrad

March 23, 2018

“I’m really excited to perform these pieces we’ve been working on pretty much all year. It’s a great way to show off all the skills of not just the people who have worked in my class,

Rebirth of a Music Scene: Students at this school discuss performance today at Cat in Carmel

Rebirth of a Music Scene: Students at this school discuss performance today at Cat in Carmel

Veronica Teeter

March 10, 2018

Audiences can come see four bands, Harvey and the Car Cats, Stapes, ParkView, and Castaway Tail perform on March 10, at the Cat in Carmel. The concert, titled Rebirth of a Music Scene, is produced by Nick Shelton with help from Bernie Szuhaj. The performance is meant to be a safe place for people to c...

CHS’s annual fall band and orchestra concert to be on Oct. 5 and 6, respectively

CHS’s annual fall band and orchestra concert to be on Oct. 5 and 6, respectively

James Yin, Reporter

October 5, 2016

CHS will host its annual fall band concert on Oct. 5. According to band director Mike Pote, the fall band concert will feature all of the concert bands. “All six concert bands are going to perform. We do it in two concert, so there’s a 6 o’clock performance and a 7:30 performance, and each o...

Carmel Electric Ensemble to have first performance of year


October 28, 2014

The Electric Ensemble is getting ready for a big year ahead of them, starting with their first concert at the Palladium on Nov. 1. According to Yi Cui, senior and co-president of the ensemble, the Palladium concert as well as several late start performances at the end of the first semester will culminate to...

CHS musicians prepare for Porchfest

CHS musicians prepare for Porchfest


August 13, 2014

Early last year, citizens of Carmel started to prepare for a new music festival that would occur this year. As musicians sent in applications and the event planners rented venues, Carmel Porchfest (Porchfest) began to come together. According to Chairperson of Porchfest Sue Finkam, the event will take...

Lollapalooza. Critics should realize that the music festival will be amazing no matter the lineup.


May 22, 2014

Lollapalooza is an annual mega-concert held in Chicago that showcases musical artists both mainstream and independent from across the world. Ever since the concerts’ manifestation in 1991, Lollapalooza has long drawn criticism from people after the annual lineup has been  released.  Every year, there ...

Jazz bands to host Jazz a la Mode from April 24 to 26

THE JAZZ AGE: Jakub Walerstein, Jazz Band I member and junior (in purple), practices with the jazz band before school in preparation for Jazz a la Mode. Band director Michael Pote said he expects this performance to be one of the best yet. ALICE ZHU / PHOTO


April 24, 2014

The four Carmel jazz bands will perform at Jazz a la Mode in Room P105 from April 24 to 26, according to Director of Bands Michael Pote. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at totalgatesolutions.com or at the door. What Jakub Walerstein, J...