Performing Arts

 Welcome to Carmel High School's Performing Arts Department!

     Carmel High School offers one of the nation’s best performing arts programs for freshmen through seniors.  The entire community attends outstanding choir, band, orchestra and theatre performances in the high school’s 1,500-seat Dale E. Graham Auditorium.  

     The CHS Performing Arts Department offers students a full and diverse curriculum (over 45 courses) within six divisions, and serves about forty percent of the student population at Carmel High School.

     The band program consists of marching band, five concert bands, four jazz ensembles, and percussion ensembles.  The choral division includes ten choral music ensembles.   The orchestra program includes two full orchestras and three string orchestras. Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Piano classes as well as Music Theory, Composition and Electronic Music are offered. Marching Band, Color Guard and Winter Guard students are enrolled in Dance Performance Class throughout the school year. The Theatre & Film division offers two levels of Theatre Arts, Advanced Acting and Theatre Production. Students may also take classes in Technical Theatre, Advanced Theatre Management and Advanced Theatre Design.  International Baccalaureate courses are offered in Music, Theatre, and Film.

     Please visit our division pages for more information!


Department Contact Information

Mr. Christopher Kreke
Department Chair

Phone: (317) 846-7721 x7404

Mrs. Carol Outland
Department Secretary

Phone: (317) 846-7721 x7085


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