MEET CARMEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR FINALIST JANNA HYMES

on Monday, 30 January 2017.

MEET CARMEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR FINALIST JANNA HYMES

After evaluating more than 130 applications, reviewing personal responses from 25 candidates and conducting Skype interviews with 12, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra’s (CSO) Music Director Search Committee has narrowed the field to three finalists to become the next CSO’s Music Director/Conductor. Each candidate will conduct a CSO concert cycle this spring.

Conducting the April 8 CSO performance, “Ariel & New World,” will be Janna Hymes. Janna has served as the music director for the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra of Virginia since 2004 as well as the Maine Pro Musica Orchestra that she founded in 2008. 

MEET CARMEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR FINALIST KELLY CORCORAN

on Monday, 30 January 2017.

MEET CARMEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR FINALIST KELLY CORCORAN

After evaluating more than 130 applications, reviewing personal responses from 25 candidates and conducting Skype interviews with 12, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra’s (CSO) Music Director Search Committee has narrowed the field to three finalists to become the next CSO’s Music Director/Conductor. 

Conducting the March 11 CSO performance, “Tchaikovsky & Strauss,” will be Kelly Corcoran. Kelly currently serves as the Artistic Director of Intersection, a contemporary music ensemble dedicated to challenging the traditional concert experience with concerts for all ages.

Meet Carmel Symphony Orchestra Music Director/Conductor Finalist Ron Spigelman

on Tuesday, 24 January 2017.

Meet Carmel Symphony Orchestra Music Director/Conductor Finalist Ron Spigelman

After evaluating more than 130 applications, reviewing personal responses from 25 candidates and conducting Skype interviews with 12, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) Music Director Search Committee has narrowed the field to three finalists to become the next CSO Music Director/Conductor. Each candidate will conduct a CSO concert cycle this spring with the orchestra having significant input into the final decision regarding the next conductor/music director. Up first on February 11, 2017 at the "From Bernstein and Gershwin with Love" concert is Ron Spigelman.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Along with Pedcor and Friends Present The Texas Tenors in a Salute to Our Veterans

on Friday, 20 January 2017.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Along with Pedcor and Friends Present The Texas Tenors in a Salute to Our Veterans

Since debuting their unique blend of country, classical and pop music during the fourth season of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” The Texas Tenors have performed more than 1,000 concerts around the world, including a 24-city tour in the United Kingdom, Shanghai, China and collaborations with some of the most prestigious symphonies in the US. Later this month, the trio will debut an all-new show with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) when they return to the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel for two performances. Presented by Pedcor and Friends and honoring veterans, active military and first responders, the performances will be at 8 p.m. at the Palladium on January 27 and 28.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016 Young Artist Competition Winner – Pianist Gabriel Bruner

on Friday, 13 January 2017.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016 Young Artist Competition Winner – Pianist Gabriel Bruner

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) proudly announces the winner of its 2016 and 36th Young Artists Competition. 17-year-old rising pianist from Bloomington, Indiana, Gabriel Bruner, took first place honors in this year’s competition. He also was last year’s CSO Young Artists Competition runner-up.

Marc Huber Joins the Carmel Symphony Orchestra as Director of Development

on Wednesday, 07 December 2016.

Marc Huber Joins the Carmel Symphony Orchestra as Director of Development

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO), the 85-member Resident Orchestra at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts, has added fundraising leader Marc Huber to their administrative team as director of development. Huber’s addition will continue to allow for the strategic support of the CSO’s mission of enhancing the community’s quality of life in a fiscally responsible manner through creative, artistically excellent performances and educational experiences for diverse audiences of all ages.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Selection Committee Reviews Applications for Music Director/Conductor

on Tuesday, 22 November 2016.

For the last several weeks, 11 members of the Carmel Symphony Orchestra’s (CSO) Music Director Search Committee – comprised of four CSO musicians, four board members and three community stakeholders -- have been evaluating the 130 applications to become the next CSO Music Director/Conductor.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Presents Indiana University Health Holidays With Ann Hampton Callaway

on Tuesday, 22 November 2016.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Presents Indiana University Health Holidays  With Ann Hampton Callaway

A champion of the American Songbook who has collaborated with some of entertainment’s biggest names -- from Barbara Streisand to Carol King – will join the Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) during two special performances in the “IU Health Holidays with Ann Hampton Callaway.” The performances will be at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Palladium on December 10.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra and the Anderson University Choral Ensembles Present Verdi’s “Requiem”

on Friday, 21 October 2016.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra and the Anderson University Choral Ensembles Present Verdi’s “Requiem”

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Bowden, joined by the Anderson University Choral Ensembles, directed by Rick Sowers, will present Verdi’s “Requiem” November 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Palladium, with a pre-concert conversation, “Music Matters,” at 6:45 p.m.

Beautiful Music at Butler University

on Friday, 21 October 2016.

Beautiful Music at Butler University

Did you know Carmel Symphony Orchestra’s Concertmaster, Larry Shapiro, was the first full-time music professor on Butler University’s campus and has been teaching there for thirty years now? Yes, indeed.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra 2016 Young Artist Competition

on Wednesday, 19 October 2016.

Deadline to Enter is Fast Approaching - November 7, 2016

Carmel Symphony Orchestra 2016 Young Artist Competition

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) proudly announces its 36th Annual CSO Young Artists Competition, a unique and prestigious concerto competition allowing Indiana student musicians the opportunity to compete with their peers at the highest level of artistic excellence and have the amazing experience of performing in the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Plays Mallow Run Winery

on Wednesday, 15 June 2016.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Plays Mallow Run Winery

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will perform at Mallow Run Winery Saturday June 18, 2016 at 8 p.m. with NBC's "America's Got Talent" favorite The Texas Tenors. This special CSO summer picnic concert will feature classical harmonies with a unique blend of Broadway, country and pop, with a touch of cowboy charm for good measure. The evening will be capped off with a fireworks finale.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Plays Sports

on Thursday, 31 March 2016.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Plays Sports

Columnist Bob Kravitz a Featured CSO Guest

Long-time sports columnist and TV analyst Bob Kravitz will be the featured guest for the Carmel Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts. This concert concludes the 2015-16 season, during which the CSO has celebrated its 40thanniversary.

Meet CSO Associate Concertmaster Jesse Hawkins

on Thursday, 24 March 2016.

Meet CSO Associate Concertmaster Jesse Hawkins

Beautiful Music and the Best of Friends

For the Carmel Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) Associate Concertmaster, Jesse Hawkins, it all began with a love for beautiful music and a best friend. One St. Patrick's Day a few years back Jesse was a fill-in for his dear friend of 30 years, CSO Concertmaster, Larry Shapiro. After being so very inspired by the CSO family of musicians and nailing that performance, Artistic Director David Bowen offered him the position of CSO second chair, sitting next to his dear friend, Larry.

 

Why CSO through the Eyes of Warren Central High School Students

on Tuesday, 22 March 2016.

Why CSO through the Eyes of Warren Central High School Students

At our March concert - The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) presents Ms. Angela Brown - we were honored with student visitors from Warren Central High School. 

Ms. Melinda Bowman, a Warren Central German teacher, organized a group of orchestra, band and foreign language students for an evening of beautiful music on their own time. We always love to hear feedback from our visitors' experiences, and we were lucky enough to get a wonderful list of comments from this great group of high school students. 

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