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Marching band students, director expand on new symphony for this year’s show, includes melodies from Queen songs

Marching band students, director expand on new  symphony for this year’s show, includes melodies from Queen songs

Emily Carlisle

October 24, 2019

If you saw the marching band’s halftime performance at the Homecoming football game then you likely realized you recognized a melody or two. That is because this year, the band chose a new route rather than using a straight symphony for its set. The marching band was performing a symphony, written by Tolga Kashif, that incorporates popular melodies writte...

Movies in Concert: CHS orchestras, IB film students join forces to create joint winter concert

Movies in Concert: CHS orchestras, IB film students join forces to create joint winter concert

Hannah Gretz

December 14, 2017

Tonight, starting at 6 p.m., IB film and orchestra students will display a unique collaboration, as silent videos will play behind the music. The concert is scheduled to start with the two freshman orchestras, followed by an intermission and other orchestra performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 for ad...

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...

Orchestras prepare for annual fall concert on Oct. 10

Beats

October 8, 2013

According to orchestra director Soo Han, the members of the CHS orchestras are preparing for the annual fall concert, which will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. It will feature the work of all five orchestras. Symphonic Orchestra will perform two movements out...

Orchestras prepare for ISSMA competition

Orchestras prepare  for ISSMA competition

entertainment

March 22, 2013

Every Tuesday and Thursday after school, George Gemelas, Camerata Orchestra violist and junior, rehearses with his orchestra, keeping in line with the orchestra’s rigorous schedule in preparation for ISSMA competitions coming up in late April. According to Soo Han, orchestra director and co-department...