Guest Blogger: 2 Weeks ‘Til Carnegie & Visit from the Children’s Choir

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 preparations for the Choir’s return to Carnegie Hall on October 16, 2016. As tonight’s choir practice ended, I switched on the radio in my car… Read More

But Why Commission New Music?

“We all know the saying ‘all music was once new music,’ but it really goes further than that” – Michael Pettry, Executive Director Commissioning new works can be risky! They don’t come without a price tag. …and, scores of other “what if’s” to boot. This blog post explores the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir’s large-scale commissioning project…that… Read More

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