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Performing arts department to renovate, expand

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...

Theater Department talks about plans after “Radio Mystery Plays”

November 24, 2020

The Theater Department is now gearing up for upcoming events after the “Radio Mystery Plays” on November 12-14. According to theater teacher Jim Peterson, students are getting ready for their Monologue...

Choirs work toward performance in October, among other goals

November 11, 2020

Performing Arts have had to alter their schedule and how they go about performing. There are plans for a modified fall concert that will be filmed on October 10. Director of Choirs Kathrine Kouns said...

Carmel Symphony Orchestra finishes Fall Concert

Director of Orchestras Thomas Chen conducts the Carmel Symphony Orchestra during after-school rehearsal. Chen said all of the precautions such as  physical distancing, wearing masks, and disinfecting are in place during rehearsal.
November 10, 2020

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra recently finished filming their fall concert which will be  available for streaming on the CHS Performing Arts Department YouTube channel on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 8 at...

Orchestras prepare for upcoming fall concert

Rachel Wu, member of Symphony Orchestra and sophomore, plays a piece during after-school rehearsal. Wu said she is excited to perform under different circumstances for the fall concert this year. 
October 30, 2020

The Carmel High School orchestras continue to rehearse for their fall concert which will take place Oct. 26 to Oct. 28. “We are currently preparing 2 songs for the fall concert,” Rachel Wu, member...

Students in Carmel Orchestras take precautionary measures against COVID-19

September 30, 2020

As school starts up, students in Carmel Orchestras attend after-school rehearsals. Carmel Orchestras are taking precautionary measures in order to prevent students from being infected. Rachel Wu, a member...

Performing arts responds to challenges of COVID-19, implements new changes

The flute section moves in formation together during rehearsal. They practice their music and the moves at the same time, putting it together with the rest of the band. Social distancing is enforced as much as possible.
September 24, 2020

The past seven months have proven a challenge for the entire world. But in spite of it all, performing arts groups at this school have continued to work toward performances. While social distancing protocols...

Students continue rehearsing despite event cancelations

Accents director Katie Kouns plays piano during evening rehearsal on February 6th. The Accents’ competition season was cut short due to COVID-19 cancellations.
March 31, 2020

For Hannah Leonard, choir student and senior, choir was the highlight of her school day. She said after four years of being in the program, she had grown close to her fellow members, enjoying the limited...

With March recognized as Music in Our Schools Month, students should appreciate music educators’ efforts of maintaining developed performing arts programs

With March recognized as Music in Our Schools Month, students should appreciate music educators’ efforts of maintaining developed performing arts programs
February 21, 2020

Within the realm of music education, March is known as Music in Our Schools Month. According to the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), this month-long initiative is dedicated to raise awareness...

Students, friends should attend more performing arts events than just Holiday Spectacular

Students, friends should attend more performing arts events than just Holiday Spectacular
December 12, 2019

Many students and community members attend Holiday Spectacular, otherwise known as Spec, which is the Carmel Choir program’s largest event. As a member of Accents, our all-female top competition choir,...

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