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Orchestras preparing for Palladium concert, banquet

Orchestras preparing for Palladium concert, banquet

Wendy Zhu

May 14, 2019

The CHS Orchestras will perform their spring concert at the Palladium tonight at 6 p.m. “We’re all really excited for our final concert of the year,” director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis said. “I think the students have all worked hard for this, and we want to finish the year off strong....

Carmel Electric Ensemble chooses new music in preparation for the spring concert

Carmel Electric Ensemble chooses new music in preparation for the spring concert

Kiersten Riedford

April 15, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble has changed its setlist from what they had previously prepared for the winter concert. After returning from an extended break from the club, the ensemble members have begun to rehearse more often during their SRT time slots. The previous rehearsals in April allow the group to c...

Orchestras practicing for upcoming ISSMA competition

Orchestras practicing for upcoming ISSMA competition

Wendy Zhu

April 8, 2019

The CHS Orchestras have been practicing and preparing for the upcoming ISSMA (Indiana State School Music Association) competition, which, according to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, will take place during the weekend after spring break for the Concert, Sinfonia and Festival Orchestras. ...

Carmel Electric Ensemble to meet on March 18

Kiersten Riedford

March 22, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble is to meet on March 18 during SRT. The ensemble members are starting to regroup from an extended break, their last meeting was Feb. 22, and they have chosen a new setlist for their upcoming concert in April. Club sponsor Elisabeth Ohly-Davis said, “It’s not official...

Orchestras to host guest conductor, prepare for ISSMA competition

Orchestras to host guest conductor, prepare for ISSMA competition

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...

The Carmel Electric Ensemble has a rehearsal date set for Feb. 22 in SRT

Kiersten Riedford

February 26, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble will meet during SRT on Feb. 22. Jiwon Yu, club president and junior, said, “There has been a lot going on for a large portion of us, but I feel that the group meeting will be a great benefit to us as we work towards the concert.” Yu and club sponsor Elisabeth Ohly...

Orchestras practicing for rescheduled chamber music concert

Orchestras practicing for rescheduled chamber music concert

Wendy Zhu

February 7, 2019

The CHS orchestras will host their chamber music concert, which was originally scheduled to be on Jan. 30, on Feb. 8 in Room P100. Director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis said the Philharmonic, Symphony and Camerata Orchestras will play during this concert, and the concert will take place during...

Carmel Electric Ensemble to have second-semester rehearsals in SRT only

Kiersten Riedford

February 5, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble will meet in SRT for all future scheduled rehearsals in the second semester. Throughout the first semester the club members decided to meet both after school and during SRT, but now Jiwon Yu, club president and junior, has chosen to alter the rehearsals to take place in S...

Orchestras practicing for chamber music concert, auditions

Orchestras practicing for chamber music concert, auditions

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 to rehearse repertoire for chamber music recital, Ohly-Davis says

Orchestras to rehearse repertoire for chamber music recital, Ohly-Davis says

Adhi Ramkumar

January 23, 2019

The CHS performing arts department is gearing up for the upcoming chamber music recital, in the orchestra room (P100) on Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, this recital is unique because students are presented with the opportunity to gain team-working skill...

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...

Orchestras practicing for winter concert, recordings

Orchestras practicing for winter concert, recordings

Wendy Zhu

December 10, 2018

The CHS orchestras will have their winter concert on Dec. 13 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. All orchestras will be performing at this concert, and according to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, the winter concert, like the fall concert, will be split into two parts. “(We’re having)...