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Rachel Wu, member of Symphony Orchestra and senior, studies her music sheet and practices her fingering before after-school rehearsal. According to Wu, “It helps to look through the piece before we start playing together.”

Carmel Orchestras to perform Winter Concert on Feb. 14

Jasmine Zhang January 28, 2023

Carmel Orchestras are currently rehearsing for the upcoming Winter Concert on Feb. 14. Rachel Wu, member of Symphony Orchestra and senior, said she is looking forward to this performance. “I think...

Rachel Wu, member of Symphony Orchestra and senior, plays a piece during rehearsal after school. According to Wu, “I am really honored to be able to play piano for this show.”

Carmel Orchestra to perform in Holiday Spectacular

Jasmine Zhang November 21, 2022

Carmel Orchestras are currently rehearsing for the upcoming Holiday Spectacular. Rachel Wu, member of Symphony Orchestra and senior, is looking forward to this performance. “I get to play the piano,...

Senior George Huang plays his tenor saxophone. Huang currently plays multiple instruments and enjoys exploring different genres of music.

Student musicians, band directors discuss playing music for multiple genre groups

Ayaan Nadeem and Rose Clark September 27, 2022

When a person begins their journey into music, many often encourage them to stay within their chosen genre. However, senior George Huang, who began to play the acoustic guitar at age 10, has a different...

Ashlyn Walker, We Have All Music (WHAM) member and junior, practices cello at WHAM practice on Aug. 28, 2022. WHAM, a student run band, practiced in order to prepare for their performance at the Palladium which will take place on Sept. 28. The orchestra has performed multiple different types of songs including classical, pop, rock and electronic music.

With upcoming Palladium performance, learn more about We Have All Music (WHAM)

Nora Mariano September 16, 2022

We Have All Music (WHAM) is a nonprofit group started by a group of students at this school in September of 2021. According to founder and senior Brayden Meng, it began because of a love of music and a...

May News Briefs

May News Briefs

Ryan Zhang May 17, 2022

Club Spotlight: United Sound

Club Spotlight: United Sound

Dariush Khurram March 17, 2022

Ishaan Singh, United Sound President Q: First of all, can you give me a brief overview of the United Sound club? A: We have nine new musicia ns this year, and we just teach them how to play...

Performing Arts staff, students  discuss east side construction, implications

Performing Arts staff, students discuss east side construction, implications

Dariush Khurram September 23, 2021

Construction that will renovate outdated and outsized facilities in the performing arts department has greatly impacted the activities of the department.      Chris Kreke, performing arts department...

Freshman Carolyn Jia plays her instrument in preparation for ISSMA. She practices independently, in private lessons and in Concert Orchestra so she can perform well in ISSMA, even though it is virtual this year.

Orchestra, band students prepare for ISSMA while following COVID-19 guidelines

Michelle Wan March 22, 2021

As ISSMA  (Indiana State School Musical Association) season begins,  the CHS orchestras and bands at this school have been practicing and preparing for their competitions while taking precautions for...

New teacher Nicole DeGuire conducts her CHS orchestra class. She said that Carmel has a very talented and competitive orchestra program.

Q&A with new orchestra teacher Nicole DeGuire

Jillian Moore September 25, 2020

Where are you from? “So originally, I grew up in Rochester Mich. and then I did my bachelor's of music (degree) in violin performance at Butler University, where I went to Eastman School of Music...

(Submitted photo) In January, the Art Club hosted a Bob Ross event. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, all of the events planned for Art Club and the National Art Honors Society have been cancelled.

Members of art-focused clubs debate whether unequal distribution of 2020 City of Carmel Arts Grants is justifiable

Valliei Chandrakumar April 9, 2020

Earlier this month, the City of Carmel, in accordance with the 2020 Arts Grant Program, donated $3,500 to the Carmel High School Orchestra Parents Club. The CHS Art Club and National Art Honor Society...

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