Meet the Staff of the CSO!

The CSO staff consists of full-time and part-time employees. We welcome volunteers as well.

The offices of the Carmel Symphony Orchestra are located at 760 3rd Avenue SW, Suite 102, Carmel, IN. Click here to see a map of our location and get directions. For more information, call 317.844.9717 or email us at

Cara Pittenger

Executive Director

Dr. Katie Gardiner

Cover Conductor/Operations Manager

Melanie Mashner

Personnel Manager

Mary McClain

Business Manager

Cynthia Stacy

Music Librarian

Logan Strawn

Assistant Personnel Manager

Elizabeth Zhukov