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.

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 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

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.

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. 

Angela Brown to Perform with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra

Featured soloist from the two-time Grammy Award winning recording “Ask Your Mama” Angela Brown returns to perform with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra as the guest artist on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts. The internationally recognized soprano who calls Indianapolis “home” and has been featured in the Metropolitan Opera, Opera Philadelphia and at Lincoln Center will perform familiar arias, spirituals and a little Gershwin.