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Carmel High School Choir Newsletter - September 19, 2022

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Fall Concert Information

We are extremely disappointed to have to bring you the news that the CHS Auditorium completion date has once again been pushed back and we will not be able to hold our Fall Choir Concert on stage. The Fall Choir Concert will still happen as originally scheduled, on Thursday, September 29 at 7pm, but it will now be in the Varsity Gym. The mandatory student tech rehearsal will also still happen after school on Wednesday, September 28, as listed on our calendar. This rehearsal will be after school beginning at 4:15pm and will also be in the Varsity Gym. We truly appreciate your understanding and flexibility during this difficult time of construction and transition. The students have been working so hard during this first quarter, and they have prepared some beautiful music for this show. Even though we will be in the gym, , you are still going to be blown away by how much they have accomplished in eight, short weeks. All of the important information regarding the concert can be found in the document linked below. Note that some information is for performers, and other information is for spectators and parents. Please read through this thoroughly so that you can be fully informed of all student-expectations for the performance. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on Thursday, the 29th in the Varsity Gym.

Tickets on sale now at this link: (tickets will not be sold at the door, so please purchase in advance)


Mark your calendars and support Carmel Choirs by eating at these restaurants on the dates listed below. Be sure to show the flyer to apply your bill to CHS OVATION!


Contact your OVATION Chairperson by finding their contact information at this link:


November 4 (Registration begins 9/19)
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Mark Your Calendars!

Friday - Saturday, Sept. 23-24: Accents Campout & Koteewi Park Ropes Course/Zip Line

Wednesday, September 28: 4:15pm - 6:30pm Fall Choir Concert Tech Rehearsal (all choirs) CHS Varsity Gym (students must bring performance shoes)

Thursday, September 29: 7:00pm-9:00pm Fall Choir Concert (all choirs) CHS Varsity Gym (Tickets $7 each, on sale now: https://secure.payk12.com/school/Carmel---Performing-Arts/671/item/226121 )

Friday, September 30: Ambassadors perform at the Homecoming Football Game

Wednesday, October 5: First quarter "A" Projects DUE to Canvas

Friday & Saturday, October 7 & 8: Times TBA - New Edition Retreat (Carmel HS Choir Rooms)

Saturday, November 5: Princess Academy (registration begins September 19)

Thursday, November 17: Blue & Gold/Rhapsody Mini-tour around Indianapolis

November 30 - December 4: Holiday Spectacular

Important Information For Choir Families

Please click on the Parent Resource Google Drive to locate important information including the 22-23 choir calendar, the 22-23 choir handbook, and choir fee information.


Support Carmel Choirs

Become an ANGEL Sponsor

Link your Kroger Card to OVATION

Link your Amazon Smile Card to OVATION

Become a corporate sponsor or advertise in our programs


Choir Fee Information

Click here to see choir fee information. First payments due by August 31.


Contact chsovationfinance@gmail.com with questions about fees and payments

Contact your individual director with requests for financial aid or alternate payment plans

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Join Raise Right to Offset Choir Fees

Raise Right (Formerly SCRIP) is a wonderful program that is easy to use and can reduce your choir fees significantly. More information about participating in the program can be found at the links below: https://www.raiseright.com/

Information Packet:


Instructional Slideshow:


Subscribe to the 22-23 Carmel Choirs Google Calendar

Click here for instructions on how to subscribe to the Carmel Choirs Google Calendar


Costume Requirements

Have all costume pieces by September 23


-Tan Character Shoes (any heel height for Expressions, Rhapsody, Blue & Gold, Allegro)

This is the required shoe for New Edition, Accents & Ambassadors: https://www.amazon.com/So-Danca-CH53-Character-Shoe/dp/B07C9JQ7XN/ref=sr_1_4_sspa?keywords=so%2Bdanca%2B3%22%2Bheel%2Bcaramel%2B

-Black Dance Briefs


-Strapless Flesh-Colored Bra/Corset

Flesh-colored, supportive, strapless bra. If students are uncomfortable with a strapless option, they can wear a bra with clear straps. Students in New Edition, Accents, & Ambassadors will also be given a foundational garment to assist with posture and support while dancing, and also to ensure modesty during backstage changes. This garment will be provided.

-Flesh-colored, non-control top pantyhose


-Black Slip-On Dress Shoes

Similar to this style: https://www.amazon.com/Bruno-State-01-Black-Leather-Loafers/dp/B01FYD23Q6/ref=sr_1_2_sspa?crid=39EI0J12Y1AVU&keywords=mens+black+slip+on+dress+sh

-Black tall dress socks (not ankle length)


-Black compressions shorts


-White undershirts


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Contact the Choir Directors

Mrs. Kathrine Kouns (Accents, Select Sound, Blue & Gold Company, Expressions)


Mr. Kyle Barker (Ambassadors, Allegro, Greyhound Sound, Counterpoints)


Mrs. Anna DeBard (New Edition, Rhapsody, Applied Music)