Introducing: Dr. James Plenty | Conducting Fellow

The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir is pleased to announce Dr. James Plenty as our new Conducting Fellow. Among the first of its kind in the nation, the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Conducting Fellowship is a 2-year program in partnership with Butler University. The Conducting Fellow is selected through a competitive process. Upon successful completion of the program,… Read More

Asst Artistic Director Michael Davis Delves Into Carmen

I know what you must be thinking:  Indianapolis Symphonic Choir doing Carmen?  That’s opera, not oratorio.  Since when did they become an opera chorus? And what’s all of this ‘semi-staged’ business?  Are they singing on the flatbed of a tractor-trailer parked in rural Indiana winery in their house-shoes? So the quick answer is:  We aren’t… Read More

Guest Blogger: Peeking into Durufle rehearsals

From time to time, we invite a guest blogger to share their insights. In this installment, Janet – a member of the Symphonic Choir alto section – sheds light on this weekend’s Durufle Requiem. As we enter the last stage of preparation for a concert, our conductor, Eric Stark, is fond of advising us “Be… Read More