This FREE concert is a collaboration of the Indiana Wind Symphony, The City of Carmel and Hamilton County to spotlight a variety of band performances from Mozart to Dixieland.
A family-oriented community event that demonstrates and celebrates the sustaining influences that music has throughout one's life among musicians, students and diverse audiences.
The event will create a forum for accomplished musicians, of all ages, to perform high caliber musical works of art, demonstrating that music can be enjoyed and played for life.
The 65th Street Klezmorim, founded in 1998, is an all-volunteer ensemble of musicians drawn from within the membership of the Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation (IHC). Every year, under the direction of music director Andrew Lyon, the Klezmorim performs at many events and services at IHC, as well as venues and festivals throughout the greater Indianapolis area. Annual performances include IHC's Simchat Torah celebration, PurimFest, and Second Sunday Series; while concerts in the community find the band at Hooverwood Senior Jewish Community, the Jewish Community Center of Indianapolis, the Eiteljorg Museum, Ivy Tech Community College. Recent notable appearances include the Israeli Independence Day Festival, Indianapolis Festival of Faiths, and the Broad Ripple Arts Fair. The 65th Street Klezmorim enjoys finding new and exciting ways to present our favorite klezmer charts, and we take particular pride in bringing klezmer music to our neighbors across Central Indiana. Future plans include reaching beyond the Hoosier state, with appearances at Cincinnati's inaugural Ish! Festival, the Greater Chicago Jewish Festival, and tours across the Midwest and Europe!
In 2015 vibraphonist Bruce McConnell invited trumpeter Chris Drabyn to join him for a performance at The Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis. Joined by bassist Joe Deal and drummer Kenny Phelps, both members of the prestigious Indianapolis Jazz Hall of Fame, Vyrb made its public debut. In 2016, performing at a packed Soho Cafe in Carmel IN, Vyrb was joined by Indianapolis Jazz Hall of Fame drummer Gene Markiewicz bringing the group to its current configuration. Vyrb strives to make the artistic accessible. The group seeks youth friendly venues to pass on the Jazz art form to today’s generation. From Duke to today, standard and original, Vyrb delivers an eclectic and encompassing repertoire of American Music with emphasis on communication.
The event will begin on Main Street Carmel and end at the Center for the Performing Arts Plaza.
From the north, take US-31, turn left on Rangeline Rd and follow south to the intersection of City Center Drive/126th Street. Turn right on City Center Drive and turn left on 3rd Avenue.
From the south and west, take I-465 to exit 31 and go north on Meridian Street to 116th Street. Turn right on 116th Street and follow to Rangeline Rd and turn left. Go north to Carmel Drive and turn left. Turn right on 3rd Avenue.
From the south and east, take I-465, exit Keystone Avenue and go north to 116th Street. Turn left on 116th Street and follow to Rangeline Rd and turn right. Go north to Carmel Drive and turn left. Turn right on 3rd Avenue
The Second Annual Carmel Celebration of Bands let’s you be seen like never before! This year’s lineup of great sponsorship benefits means that thousands of attendees will see your brand aligned with one of our community’s most important events.
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