Help Fill Our Seats. VIRTUALLY!

Due to public health restrictions, seating for our upcoming November 14 concert is limited to only 350 patrons.
That’s a problem for CSO – and, we need YOUR help!

Gift of Music | Buy More Save More

Give yourself and your loved ones the gift of music this season with tickets to the Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO)! We strongly believe that music has the power to change…

Program Notes October 13

Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1861-1867) Richard Wagner (1813-1883) Throughout much of the 19th century, German music was dominated by a war of words between two opposing camps. On…

History of Clapping

One of the first things many of us learn to do as babies is clap. As we age, we learn that clapping is an acceptable way to show appreciation and…

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Announces Auditions

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra, an outstanding professional community-based volunteer orchestra with paid principals and a few paid core string positions, will hold auditions by appointment on September 16 (strings and…

Changes to 2018-19 Young Artist Competition

Deadline for Entry August 17! A new season means some exciting changes to Carmel Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-19 Young Artist Competition. Our newly added concert on November 18, 2018 will feature a…