A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Carmel Symphony
Orchestra on their 30th anniversary season.
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A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Carmel
Symphony Orchestra on their 30th anniversary season.
Whereas, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra was founded in
1976 as a community orchestra.
Whereas, the 70 member orchestra is comprised of
professional and volunteer musicians who share the joy of
Whereas, during the past 30 years the Carmel Symphony
Orchestra has grown into an arts organization with a
professional administrative staff, a talented musical director and
a dedicated governing board.
Whereas, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra provides several
unique concerts throughout the year that include a mix of the
classics along with a pop repertoire.
Whereas, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra prides itself on
bringing family-friendly concerts to the community as well as
educational concerts for elementary students.
Whereas, this season includes Family Fun! a concert dedicated to young children who are interested in sitting among the orchestra musicians and learning more about the instruments they play.
Whereas, this involvement in music education has lead to
strong partnerships with other arts and educational
organizations such as the Indianapolis Children's Choir,
Hamilton Southeastern High School, Carmel High School
Symphony, the Carmel High School Wind Symphony, the
Indianapolis Youth Orchestra, and an ongoing yearly
partnership with Anderson University Chorale and Symphonic
Whereas, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra is unique
nationally in that it is a hybrid of professional and volunteer
musicians with high artistic standards that has chose to focus
especially on serving children and their families. Therefore,
Whereas, 2005-2006 Board of Directors includes: Don
Bennett, President; Tom Akins, Vice President; Paul Sweeney,
Secretary; Carl Mills, Treasurer; Bob Land; Dan Moriarity;
Ersal Ozdemir; Tracy Phillips; Maryann Snyder; Ann Manship,
Orchestra President; Melinda Bowman, Orchestra
Representative; Alan Davis, Ex-officio; David Bowden, Ex-
Whereas, the 2005-2006 members of the Carmel Symphony Orchestra include: David Bowden, Music Director and Conductor; Larry Shapiro, Concertmaster; Kate Withrow, Assistant Concertmaster; Shara Cutts; Hebe de Champeaux; Teresa Fritsche; Ingrid Hobbs; Andrew Ling; Ann Manship; Mary McLean; Blake Richardson; Reinhold Strnat; Hannah Yim; Kathy Schemine, Principal; Andrea Byers; Mary Cole; Amanda Cornet; Sandy Fartouh; Kara Hazen; John Kassebaum; Jill Kirk; Chuck Okada; Eugene Paik; Anne-Marie Schreiber; Pat Williams-Price; Kris Zaloudek; Suzane Um, Principal; Sarah Belt; Melinda Bowman; Katie Garvey; Rachel Gries; Robin Hong; Karen Hutchins; Barbara Jeffries; Rachel Morris; Julie Hampton Scull; Nancy Smith, Principal; Nancy Boettner; Jan Brill; Eunjung Hwang; Kelly Makeever, Joerg Schreiber; Jennifer Weber; Rose Meyers, Principal; Matt Greven; Andy
Katt; Don McKibben; Hennessey Ng; Laura Payne; Karen
Sheely, Principal; Kathy Sasseman; Kim Coplen; Monika
Spangler; Steve Nelson, Principal; Sharon McCullough; Tama
Poncar; Ed Staubach, Principal; Laura Richardson; Kate Engle;
Pawel Wnuk, Principal; Erin Johnson; Matthew Hogan; Dan
Poncar, Principal; Ginny Kundrat; Larry Lemon; Bill
Richardson; Steve Pfoser, Principal; Bob Bonner; Mitch
Spencer; Jim Rodenbeck, Principal; Tom Price; Ken Shearer;
Andy Meyer; Jason Spangler; Mark Stempel, Principal; Ken
Belt; Jeff Dick; Keli Welsh; Alissa Shoemaker, Principal.
SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly wishes to
congratulate the Carmel Symphony Orchestra on their 30th year
SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of
Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Don
Bennett, President of the Board of Directors and David
Bowden, Music Director and Conductor of the Carmel