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Choirs continue spring concert series and prepare for next year

Choirs continue spring concert series and prepare for next year

Josie Cruzan

April 16, 2019


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Over spring break, choir results for next year were released to the students who auditioned. The audition process lasted from early January to early March. Now, choir students are conferencing with faculty about their auditions. Director of choirs Katherine Kouns said, “It’s always a fun time full of ...

Orchestras practicing for upcoming ISSMA competition

Orchestras practicing for upcoming ISSMA competition

Wendy Zhu

April 8, 2019


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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


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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...

Ambassadors continues to prepare for choral competitions

Ambassadors continues to prepare for choral competitions

April 26, 2018


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For the next two weeks, the Ambassadors will be very busy as they finalize their set for a state wide competition known as ISSMA on April 28, according to Kyle Barker, associate director and leader of Ambassadors. According to Barker, as fourth quarter continues, the Ambassadors are staying occupied getting ...

Orchestra members prepare for February events

Orchestra members prepare for February events

Amy Zhou

February 15, 2017


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According to Maggie Hite, one of the three orchestra directors, orchestra members are currently in the process of auditions for next year.The orchestras were handed audition music about a month ago to prepare to test into a higher orchestra next year. In addition to auditions, class time is also...

CHS orchestra students and staff discuss departure of former director

CHS orchestra students and staff discuss departure of former director

entertainment

August 16, 2016


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Soo Han, former Director of Orchestras, will take a year off from CHS to begin his doctorate at Orchestral Conducting at Michigan State University. As a result, positions have changed within the conducting  staff. The orchestra program has found a new conductor, Tom Chen. Chen will be the new Associate...

Orchestras to perform in ISSMA competition

Orchestras to perform in ISSMA competition

Beats

April 28, 2016


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According to Maggie Hite, one of the three orchestra directors, all orchestras are currently in the process of getting ready for the annual ISSMA competition on April 22. “We just had a very successful ISSMA Jazz competition with Festival orchestra,” Hite said. She also said that students are...

A First Time for Everything: Ambassadors, Accents to compete for first time at ISSMA

A First Time for Everything: Ambassadors, Accents to compete for first time at ISSMA

entertainment

April 23, 2015


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As she has done since the beginning of the year, Kathleen Muloma, Ambassadors member and senior, walks into Room P118, a room with platforms and a mirrored wall hidden by a curtain. In this room, the Ambassadors will rehearse until May 2, when they, along with the Accents, will travel to Ben Davis High ...

Performance helps students gain experience for ISSMA competition

Beats

February 20, 2014


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The next schedules performance is this Saturday, February 22, at Summer Trace. “The seniors there are delightful and there’s usually a large turnout in the audience. Currently we have four people signed up to play, but more may decide to go during the week,” Lauren Lu said, Vice President of the...

Orchestra prepares for 4/26 competition at Pike High School

Orchestra prepares for 4/26 competition at Pike High School

Beats

April 25, 2013


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According to Soo Han, performing arts co-department chairperson and director for orchestras, orchestra competition season is in full swing and the Regional competition begins this weekend. The Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras will go to the competition. The Philharmonic Orchestra plays at 8 p.m....