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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....

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...

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)...

Orchestras to rehearse repertoire for winter concert, Ohly-Davis says

Adhi Ramkumar

December 4, 2018

The orchestra division is putting finishing touches on its upcoming winter orchestra concert on Dec. 13 at 6 and 8 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium (two different performances). According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, this concert is unique because the symphony orchestra will...

CHS orchestra students and staff discuss departure of former director

CHS orchestra students and staff discuss departure of former director

entertainment

August 16, 2016

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...

Orchestra to forgo chamber music this year

Orchestra to forgo chamber music this year

Beats

January 9, 2015

According to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, orchestra members typically work on chamber music, music played in small groups of musicians, during the beginning of the second semester. However, they will not this year, as the chamber music will be replaced by a separate program for...

Final Preparations: CHS Orchestra to attend Midwest Clinic

Final Preparations: CHS Orchestra to attend Midwest Clinic

Contributor

December 12, 2014

On Dec. 20, Symphony Orchestra will perform at the 68th annual Midwest Clinic in Chicago. The orchestra will also have the opportunity  to meet with other orchestras and teachers from around the nation and play with classical cellist Lynn Harrell. The Midwest Clinic, which began in 1946, is now a four-d...

Orchestra members prepare for annual winter concert

Orchestra members prepare for annual winter concert

Beats

November 21, 2014

Orchestra members are preparing for the annual winter concert on Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium, according to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis. Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra and Sinfonia Orchestra will perform first, followed by an intermission. Symphony...

Orchestra talent show to take place Nov. 22

Orchestra talent show to take place Nov. 22

Beats

November 18, 2013

Members of the CHS orchestras are preparing for the upcoming orchestra talent show on Nov. 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the freshman performing arts center, according to Oliver Shou, Symphony Orchestra member and junior. All sections in Symphony Orchestra are performing a section act, but performing...

Orchestra prepares for 4/26 competition at Pike High School

Orchestra prepares for 4/26 competition at Pike High School

Beats

April 25, 2013

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....

Orchestra trip to China delayed due to blizzard, attracts news stations’ attention

Orchestra trip to China delayed due to blizzard, attracts news stations’ attention

News

December 27, 2012

On Wednesday, several seniors from the CHS Symphony orchestra woke up and headed to the airport, planning on traveling to China for a group trip. The trip, where the students would perform at various theaters across China, had been planned for months. However, due to the blizzard that afflicted the s...