A Love Story Rooted In Beautiful Music

How Joe and Doris Polak Fell in Love

It all started with beautiful music during a symphony rehearsal in their college years. He was the new bassoonist on the scene and she was the clarinetist whose heart was a flutter over the new bassoonist. She had caught a glimpse of him earlier in the week in the practice room, and she was smitten.

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Brings Music to All Ages with ‘Family Fun!’ Concert

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is hosting an interactive family-style concert, Family Fun!, on January 31, 2016 at 3 p.m. at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind..Children will have the chance to sit on stage during the concert with CSO musicians as they play excerpts from some of the world’s greatest classics. After the concert, an instrument petting zoo will be set up throughout the Palladium for children to try out various instruments. Additionally, CSO’s 2015 Young Artist Competition winner), 16-year-old Lydia Rhea, will perform during the concert.

CSO Announces 2015 Young Artist Competition Winner – Cellist Lydia Rhea

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) proudly announces the winner of its 2015 and 35th Young Artists Competition. 16-year-old Lydia Rhea, a homeschooled junior, who has played the cello and danced since age four, took first place honors in this year’s competition. She also was last year’s CSO Young Artists Competition runner-up.

Meet CSO Flute Principal Karen Sheely

An IRS CPA with a Heart for Beautiful Music

Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Flute Principal, Karen Sheely, has had a lifelong love for music. She started playing the flute at nine years old, and it’s always given her a great place to land and good friends along the way. There are not many afterschool activities that you can say that about. Music is something you can do forever.

 

The Scotts Return to the Carmel Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven and Brahms

The incomparable Scotts return to the Carmel Symphony Orchestra as the featured artists on Saturday, February 13 playing Beethoven’s famous “Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano.” The performance, “Beethoven, Brahms and the Scotts,” will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts.